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Open 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.

Digital 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.

Workshop 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?

Workshop 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?

Workshop 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.

Workshop offering in Winter Term 2019

Getting started with QGIS             

Friday, February 1, 2019, 10:00 - 12:00 pm
Dana Porter Computer Lab (LIB 329)

Ever wanted to try Open Source GIS but didn’t know where to start?

Workshop offering in Winter Term 2019

Getting started with ArcPro

Friday, February 1, 2019 2:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dana Porter Computer Lab (LIB 329)

This is an introduction ESRI's latest connected and optimized GIS software.

The workshop presents the same basic concepts of Getting Started with ArcGIS on the new Arc Pro platform

LIDAR Eastern Acquisition Project (LEAP), Digital Terrain Model (DTM) (2009)

LIDAR Eastern Acquisition Project (LEAP), Digital Terrain Model (DTM) 2009 consists of a 1 metre resolution Digital Terrain Model based upon elevation information derived from returns collected by an airborne lidar sensor. The data was acquired and delivered during May and December 2009.

Kitchener Historical Street Project (1853 - 1992)

This web map, created by the Geospatial Centre, shows the City of Kitchener's road network for various decades ranging from 1853 to 1992. This data was derived from digitized copies of old street maps of the city. It is intended to showcase the change in Kitchener's road network over the course of this time frame.

Region 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.