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. 23, 2017Southwestern Ontario Orthoimagery Project (SWOOP) 2015 - Digital Elevation Model

    Obtained from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, 2015 Digital Elevation Model (DEM), from the Southwestern Ontario Orthophotography Project (SWOOP). The grid spacing is based on Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) projection with a raster cell resolution of 2 metres.

  2. Feb. 22, 2017Ontario waste water sites 2011

    This product was derived from various sources and geocoded by Geospatial staff using the ArcGIS's online geocoding service. Original data credits for this data are from:

    https://www.ontario.ca/data/energy/energy-use-and-greenhouse-gas-emissions-broader-public-sector

    https://environmental-commissioner-of-ontario.carto.com/datasets

    https://eco.on.ca/maps/2016-lets-get-seriouis/map.php

  3. Feb. 3, 2017Halton Region: municipal data

    Received from Halton Hills in February 2017, this vector data resource covers the entire Halton Region and is current to 2017.

    https://uwaterloo.ca/library/geospatial/collections/canadian-geospatial-data-resources/other-ontario-cities-and-municipalities/halton-region-municipal-data

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Our hours (Winter Term)

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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