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. Mar. 1, 2019Open building data: Statistics Canada

    This exploratory initiative aims at enhancing the use and harmonization of open building data from government sources for the purpose of contributing to the creation of a complete, comprehensive and open database of buildings in Canada.

  2. Jan. 30, 2019Digital Historical Air Photos of the City of Guelph

    Air photos for the City of Guelph for the years 1930, 1955, and 1966 have been scanned, digitized and georeferenced and are available for public viewing and downloading. Image formats include jpg, tiff, pdf, and KMZ files (for Google Earth).  All image formats can be viewed in a GIS program.

    For access to the original scanned images or paper air photos, please visit the Geospatial Centre.

  3. Jan. 23, 2019Workshop offering in Winter Term 2019
    Thursday, February 7th from 3:00 - 4:30pm
    Computer Lab (LIB 329)

    Want to get hands-on practice on Machine Learning tools for processing Geospatial Data?

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Our hours (Winter Term)

January 7th -

Day Hours  open Reference

Monday- Thursday

8:30 -  6:00 10:00-12:00 1:30-4:30
Friday 8:30-   4:30 10:00-12:00 1:30-4:30
Weekend closed closed

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