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Spatial & Numeric Data Services

Providing access to cartographic materials, GIS and statistical data and software. We can assist with finding resources both within and outside our collection

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What services are offered?



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Data & Statistics

Spatial and Numeric Data Services, Data and Statistics collects and provides access to aggregate data and Statistics Canada licensed microdata files.

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GIS & Spatial Data

Spatial and data resources in our collection and freely available.

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Maps

Our collection has over 200,000 print maps. Coverage is worldwide with emphasis on Calgary, Alberta, and Canada. Maps vary in scale, date, and theme. Major sets include the National Topographic Series (NTS) for Canada, Alberta resources, and City of Calgary topographic and community district series.

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Digital historic maps

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Air Photos

The Air Photo collection includes about one million air photos of Canada with Calgary and Southern Alberta as the primary focus. There is less inclusive coverage for northern Alberta and the other western provinces and territories. Coverage is spotty for other areas of Canada. Air photos have been taken at various scales and years; City of Calgary coverage starts in 1924.

Search air photo sets

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Hardware

  • Workstations with GIS and statistical software
  • Scanner priority workstation
  • Canon scanner 8.5" x 11"

Software

  • ArcGIS 10.5
  • NVivo 11
  • PCI Geomatica 10.3
  • QGIS
  • R
  • SAS 9.3
  • SPSS 24
  • Stata 12

Where is it located?

TFDL 466

Hours

Monday to Friday 11:00AM to 3:00PM

Saturday & Sunday Closed

Peter Peller

Peter Peller

Librarian

Susan McKee

Susan McKee

Librarian

Paul Pival

Paul Pival

Librarian