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Maps and Geospatial data: Key resources

Use this guide to find maps, geospatial data, and information on GIS. Click on the tabs below to learn more.

Geospatial, spatial or location-based data

Maps, aerial and satellite images, GIS (Geographic Information Systems) layers or files, LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) and some forms of tabular data, e.g. census statistics, are common types of geospatial data. In the broadest terms, geospatial data or information identifies a location on earth.

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