January 2013

City of Kitchener orthomosaic 2012

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.

Historical 1963 air photos of Waterloo, Kitchener and Cambridge

The Geospatial Centre scanned and digitalized 1963 historical air photos of Waterloo, Kitchener and Cambridge and made available for download from the Historical air photo project website.

Atlas of Canada

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.

Canadian weather stations

Received from the University of Guelph, data file with 1480 Environment Canada Weather Stations. Data was geocoded from original text table.

City of Kitchener municipal data

On January 7, 2012 the Geospatial Centre received updated municipal data from the City of Kitchener.

15 new GIS computers at Dana Porter Library!

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. 

Historical blogs prior to 2013

Historical blogs prior to 2013 are available through blogspot.