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. Nov. 6, 2018Region of Waterloo Historical Streets

    Derived from Fire Insurance Plans, this project shows the historical street networks of different years and different cities within the Region of Waterloo. Story Map is used to graphically illustrate the street network with street name metadata.

  2. Oct. 31, 2018Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals

    The Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2018 is built around World Development Indicators - the World Bank's compilation of statistics from over 200 economies about global development and the quality of people's lives.

  3. Oct. 24, 2018City of Cambridge municipal data update (2018)

    Received from the City of Cambridge 2018 municipal data updates including: zoning, parcels, sanitation, steam and storm management files.

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Our hours (Fall Term)

September 5th -

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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