Received from DMTI Spatial, 2013 data updates for CanMap RouteLogistics, CanMap Water, CanMap Parks, CanMap Rail, Canadian Atlas, neighbourhood boundaries, platinum postal codes and enhanced points of interest (EPOI).
Received from Land Information Ontario, 2009/ 2010 orthoimagery for the GTA. These digital orthoimages provide full-colour aerial coverage of Toronto core (10 cm), York (15cm), Caledon (20 cm), South Durham (20 cm), Brampton (10 cm), Mississauga (15 cm), and Oakville (10cm),
Received from Stats Canada, NHS (National Household Survey) 2011 census profiles for age/sex, aboriginal, education/ labour, language, marital/ families/ households, mobility/ migration, immigration/ ethnocultural/ diversity and are now available. Income and Housing census profiles are expected to be released in the near future.
Received from Land Information Ontario, the complete DRAPE (Digital Raster Acquistion Project for the East) dataset (2008-2009) for Eastern Ontario. 20 km mosaics have 50 cm resolution and stored in MrSid file format. Average file size is 1GB.
Obtained in August from Digital Globe, 2008 QuickBird satellite imagery for the City of Waterloo. The imagery Bundle (Pan MS) is Multispectral, 4 bands (BIR, R,G, B) and was captured on May 29, 2008. The 61cm geo-referenced imagery is available in GeoTiff 16 bit format.
Received from the University of British Columbia, 1951 census tracts and census metropolitan areas for 16 Canadian metropolitan areas. Census boundaries were scanned from 1951 census boundary maps from Statistics Canada bound volumes, then digitalized in ArcGIS shapefile format. Metropolitan areas in this resource include: Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Hamilton, London, Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec, Regina, Saint John, St. John's, Saskatoon,Toronto,Vancouver,Victoria,Winnipeg.
This data resource is a colour compressed orthomosaic, stored in MrSID image format, covering the City of Kitchener. Aerial photography was flown on April 5 to April 7, 2012, then scanned to digital format. Pixel resolution is 12 cm. The orthomosaic was provided to the Geospatial Centre by the City of Kitchener in January 2013.
On January 25, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is launching a new version of the Atlas of Canada website. This version was developed to meet the new web standards for the Government of Canada regarding web accessibility and usability. The new Atlas of Canada site includes all of the content of the previous version, however some of the dynamic map viewing functionality will no longer be available. They will continue to evolve the site over the next few months.
Now Geographic Information Systems (GIS) computing is available to you whenever the Dana Porter Library is open. The Geospatial Centre is happy to announce 15 new computers with ArcGIS 10.1 are now available on the 5th floor of Dana Porter Library.