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. Jan. 23, 2019Workshop offering in Winter Term 2019
     
    Wednesday, 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?

  2. Jan. 23, 2019Workshop offering in Winter Term 2019
     
    Wednesday, February 13th from 2:00 - 3:30pm
    Computer Lab (LIB 329)
     

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

  3. Jan. 18, 2019Workshop offering in Winter Term 2019

    Getting Started with ArcGIS

    Thursday, January 31, 2019 -2:00 to 4:00 pm
    Dana Porter Computer Lab (LIB 329)

    You may have heard of GIS, but what exactly is it, and more importantly, how can you use it in your own research and academic work?

    This introductory workshop presents the basic concepts of GIS and will teach you the skills you need to find geospatial data, map it, and discover new dimensions of information.

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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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