Geospatial Data Services & Resources

James A. Gibson Library

Geospatial Data Services & Resources

What is "geospatial data"?

...map information in a digital format that is used with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or other graphic software to view, analyze and design maps. Here are some examples of using GIS in research.

Data Access
Explore the Scholars GeoPortal for data of Ontario and Canada.
The Geospatial Data list includes more licensed and open data, and large scale Niagara data.

Services

...data consultation

  • An appointment with staff maplib@brocku.ca will assist in clarifying the geospatial data available for your research needs.

...data packaging

  • Knowledgable staff will clip and package data based on your study area.

...data conversion

  • Data formats can be translated from one format to another.

...custom mapping

  • After consulting with staff, a custom mapping project may be an option to assist with your research.

...in-class teaching/instruction

  • Customized instruction is offered for course-specific assignments or themes.

...hands-on workshops

  • General workshops are occasionally offered by staff on the use of GIS and geospatial data.

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