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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

What services are offered?

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 and Spatial Data

GIS & Spatial Data

Spatial and data resources in our collection and freely available.

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Maps

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

Air Photos

Air Photos

The collection includes about one million air photos, with Calgary and southern Alberta as the primary focus. There is less inclusive coverage for northern Alberta and other provinces and territories. Air photos are taken at various scales and years; Calgary coverage starts in 1924.

Please note: as of May 22 2018, SANDS will no longer circulate air photos. Scanners are available; please bring a data drive to transport files.

Search air photo sets

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Interactive Maps and Apps

Hardware

  • 3 Workstations
  • 8.5" x 11" Scanner
  • 11.7" x 16.5" Scanners
  • 42" Wide Format Scanner

Software

  • ArcGIS 10.8
  • ArcGIS Pro 2.8
  • AutoCAD 2020
  • NVivo 12
  • QGIS 3.16
  • R 4.7
  • SPSS 27
  • StataSE 15

Contact Us


Location: TFDL 466

P: 1.403.220.6822

E: maps@ucalgary.ca


Hours

Mon-Fri: By Appointment

Sat-Sun: Closed


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Peter Peller

Peter Peller

Librarian

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Paul Pival

Paul Pival

Librarian

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Renna Truong

Renna Truong

Data & Geospatial Resources Specialist

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