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An eye to the past: Story Map "Swipe" and "Spyglass"

Story Map "Swipe" and "Spyglass" is an ArcGIS online application that enables users to interact with two web maps or two layers. The Geospatial Centre uses this application to give a visual comparison between historical airphotos and maps with the present.

City of Mississauga digital orthomosaic (2016)

The 2016 Enhanced Compressed Wavelets (ECW) imagery was received from the City of Mississauga. Available through both Scholars GeoPortal and the Geospatial Centre the mosaicked imagery has a ground pixel resolution of 15 cm and total file size of 1.33 GB.

City of Mississauga municipal data (2012-2016)

The City of Mississauga municipal data is now accessible through both Scholars GeoPortal, and also the Geospatial Centre. Data ranges from 2012 - 2016.

 

Ontario University libraries collaborate to release over 1000 historical maps online

The project is a province-wide collaboration, led by the OCUL Geo Community, an open forum for the exchange of information relating to maps and GIS, to digitize and geocode early topographic maps of Ontario at the 1:25000 and 1:63360 scales.

http://ocul.on.ca/topomaps/

Available for download through Scholars GeoPortal:

Southwestern Ontario Orthoimagery Project (SWOOP) 2015 - Digital Elevation Model

Obtained from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, 2015 Digital Elevation Model (DEM), from the Southwestern Ontario Orthophotography Project (SWOOP). The grid spacing is based on Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) projection with a raster cell resolution of 2 metres.

Ontario waste water sites 2011

This product was derived from various sources and geocoded by Geospatial staff using the ArcGIS's online geocoding service. Original data credits for this data are from:

https://www.ontario.ca/data/energy/energy-use-and-greenhouse-gas-emissions-broader-public-sector

https://environmental-commissioner-of-ontario.carto.com/datasets

https://eco.on.ca/maps/2016-lets-get-seriouis/map.php

Halton Region: municipal data

Received from Halton Hills in February 2017, this vector data resource covers the entire Halton Region and is current to 2017.

https://uwaterloo.ca/library/geospatial/collections/canadian-geospatial-data-resources/other-ontario-cities-and-municipalities/halton-region-municipal-data

Historical vegetation (Upper Canada 1784 - 1859)

The Geospatial Centre archival collection now houses historical vegetation  surveyor notes (JPG), pre-settlement vegetation maps (JPG), photo negatives of surveyor maps (JPG) and

2015 Postal Code Conversion File (PCCF)

Received from Stats Canada, the 2015 Postal Code Conversion File (PCCF).