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Civil Engineering – Geomatics

Geospatial Data Access

Search and Download Geospatial Data Resources available through the Geospatial Map & Data Centre

Recommended Resources:

Land Information Ontario (LIO) Inventory – Data Access

DMTI Spatial Inc – SMART Program Data Products (access via the GMDC Inventory and Scholars GeoPortal)

Satellite StreetView – DMTI Spatial Inc (access via the GMDC Inventory)

Satellite Imagery – Remote Sensing Data – Public Access

Natural Resources Canada – Earth Sciences: Geomatics – The Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation (CCMEO) is the Government of Canada’s centre of excellence for geomatics, mapping and earth observations.

GeoGratis is a portal provided by the Earth Sciences Sector (ESS) of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) which provides geospatial data such as satellite images, scanned topographic maps (National Topopgraphic System), the Atlas of Canada, Land Inventory and more.
ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer) Provides free access to the Global Digital Elevation Model (GDEM), and the North American ASTER Land Surface Emissivity Database (NAALSED).

ArcGIS Desktop Student Edition

Students and Faculty in the Department of Civil Engineering may Request ONE copy of ArcGIS Desktop – Student Edition software for academic use (teaching, research, educational purposes). Commercial use of the software is prohibited.

ESRI Virtual Campus Course Access

Step 1: Select course(s) from the following list: ESRI Virtual Campus Courses

Step 2: Complete request form to access course codes:  Request ESRI Virtual Campus Courses

Recommended Courses for Civil Engineering – Geomatics:

Learning ArcGIS Desktop (for ArcGIS 10)

Understanding Map Projections and Coordinate Systems

Building Models for GIS Analysis Using ArcGIS

Network Analysis Using ArcGIS

Using Lidar Data in ArcGIS 10

Managing Lidar Data in ArcGIS 10

Managing Lidar Data Using LAS Datasets

Managing Lidar Data Using Mosaic Datasets

Managing Lidar Data Using Terrain Datasets