2014 municipal data updates were received from the City of Waterloo. Also received were new data including: heritage building footprints, sanitation sewer fitting/ gravity main/ manhole/ network structure, street trees and 2014 polling stations.
Received from the United States Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the LandScan global population database features the highest-accuracy population data available on the market. The population data is broken down into three levels:
This vector data resource provides topographic and planning information for the Town of Collingwood, Ontario. This information was delivered to the Geospatial Centre by the Town of Collingwood in April 2014.
The City of Toronto open data site is continually updating and adding new data files. Creation dates for this rich open data ranges from 2009 to current. Data is available in various formats, including ESRI shapfile, Extendable Markup Language (XML), Excel, live feed and Comma Separated Values (CSV).
2013 Orthoimagery was received February 2014 from the Geospatial Competency Centre, Mapping Services, City of Toronto. Imagery covers the entire City of Toronto and consists of 3,018 tiles each covering an area of 0.5 km2, with an image resolution of 6 cm ground pixel.
The Geospatial Centre has a large collection of historical maps that are continuing to grow in popularity with library clients. To make this collection more accessible, in the summer of 2012, the Geospatial Centre launched an archival map scanning and digitization pilot project, and made the maps available online; a project that was inspired by Brock University’s online historical map collection.
In January 2014, the Region of Waterloo made 2012 imagery data available to the Geospatial Centre through the Web Coverage Service (WCS). This 12 cm resolution, full colour orthomosaic has a total uncompressed file size of 331 GB.
In January 2014, the Region of Waterloo made 2010 imagery data available to the Geospatial Centre through the Web Coverage Service (WCS). This 20 cm resolution, full colour orthomosaic has a total uncompressed file size of 240 GB.
In January 2014 the Geospatial Centre received from the Region data updates and new data files including golf courses, heritage sites, hydro one stations / structures, developed land-use areas, rapid transit facilities, gas pipelines, ambulance stations, city / town / village boundaries and Waterloo District School Board Boundaries (Catholic and Regional).
This data resource contains a full-colour MrSid orthoimage of the City of London. Imagery was taken in April 2013, and provided by the City of London to the Geospatial Centre in November 2013. Mosaic file size is approximately 2 GB with a spatial resolution of 15 cm.