Launched in 2012, Scholars GeoPortal is a geospatial data hardware and software infrastructure collaboration that provides access to over 5000 large scale geospatial datasets , as well as and over 3 million Ontario aerial images. The GeoPortal provides users with a sophisticated search, discovery, map visualization and analysis tools, to make the data readily available viewable and downloadable to Ontario researchers. Resources Geospatial data resources include data licensed by Ontario academic libraries, such as land-based vector data (soil, water, cultural featurespoints of interest, etc.), provincial and municipal data, census geography, and a large collection of aerial images and orthophotography. Increasingly, the GeoPortal also include includes enhanced open , data and historical digitized map collections such as topographic maps and census datafrom OCUL map library collections and project collaborations (see OCUL Historical Topographic Maps Project https://ocul.on.ca/topomaps).
For a full listing of the collection available view the GeoPortal site map.
Explore this wiki:
- Information on the GeoPortal's origins, contents, features and use cases
- How to get in touch / support contacts
- Usage Statistics
- System Architecture
- Developer's space
- Links to the complete data inventory
- How to view most recent datasets
- Scholars Portal Contacts
- Institutional Contacts
Collaboration & Special Projects
- Projects undertaken by the OCUL GeoCommunity to load unique content in the GeoPortal