Welcome to the Geospatial Centre

The Geospatial Centre is an inviting hub which provides cartographic and Geographic Information System (GIS) services to the University of Waterloo community. Services include reference, workshops, and access to GIS and remote sensing data.

Students, faculty, and staff have access to digital and printed maps, GIS technology, aerial photographs, and more.

The Geospatial Centre is located in the Dana Porter Library, 3rd floor, room 328.

  1. Aug. 5, 2020Geospatial resources module

    Welcome to the Geospatial Resources Module. This module will introduce you to the resources in the Geospatial Centre.

  2. July 23, 2020The City of Cambridge orthomosaic (2019)


    This data resource is a colour compressed orthomosaic, stored in MrSID image format, covering the City of Cambridge. Pixel resolution is 10 cm. The orthomosaic was provided to the Geospatial Centre by the City of Cambridge.

  3. July 23, 2020City of Cambridge: municipal data update (2020)

    Received from the City of Cambridge, 2020 municipal data updates including: businesses, steam catchbasin, steam inlet, steam manhole, steam outlet, steam culvert, steam lead, steam pipe and pavement edge.

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Our hours (Spring Term)

The Library has moved all of its reference services online, and the Geospatial Centre is therefore closed until further notice. We offer reference via email M-F 8:30 - 4:30, by the online "ASK US!" form.

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