Geospatial Data Access
Search and Download Geospatial Data Resources available through the Geospatial Map & Data Centre
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
Managing Lidar Data in ArcGIS 10
Managing Lidar Data Using LAS Datasets
Managing Lidar Data Using Mosaic Datasets