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GIS Resources

Spatial and Numeric Data Services guide to GIS data available at the University of Calgary.

International open data


  • The National Map from the USGS and partners
    • includes orthoimagery, elevation, geographic names, hydrography, boundaries, transportation, structures, and land cover
  • US Energy Information Agency (EIA)
    • maps and GIS files for various energy sources, includes major Canadian oil and gas pipelines
  • NHGIS National Historical Geographic Information System provides population, housing, agricultural, and economic data and GIS boundary files, for geographic units in the United States, from 1790 to the present
  • Atlas of Historical County Boundaries
    • presents complete data about the creation and changes in the size, shape, and location of every county in the fifty US states and the District of Columbia

North America



All countries

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