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About the Geospatial Centre

Geospatial Centre

Information resources, both digital and printed, focus on the local area: Kitchener, Waterloo, Region of Waterloo, and adjacent Ontario counties.

The Geospatial Centre has acquired significant data resources including provincial environmental data, nation-wide Canadian street data, and orthoimagery for all of southwestern Ontario.

Valued printed collections include:

  • 20,000 maps, ranging from maps of the City of Waterloo to maps of the world,
  • 55,000 aerial photographs for various parts of southwestern Ontario, and
  • 500 atlases for Canada and countries around the world.

Located on the third floor of Dana Porter Library, the Geospatial Centre has Geographic Information System (GIS) computer stations, a colour printer, and a large-format scanner available for use.