Niagara Orthoimagery Collection

High resolution aerial imagery for the Regional Municipality of Niagara (in part or in whole) for 2010, 2006, 2002, 2000 and 1995. The twelve municipalities of Niagara include: St. Catharines, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Niagara Falls, Fort Erie, Pelham, Port Colborne, Welland, Thorold, Grimsby, West Lincoln, Lincoln, Wainfleet. These data are used in land use planning, land survey research, population and diversity studies, and utilities evaluations, to name a few.

Restrictions
The data is licensed to Brock University faculty, staff and students for teaching and research purposes only and requires the user to sign a Generic license agreement. Data accessed through Scholars GeoPortal requires online authentication. Public users may view selected years using Niagara Navigator.

Access
Request Data [.sid, .jp2, .tif]
Scholars GeoPortal (2002, 2010 imagery)
Local \MapLibrary\DATA\Aerial Photography\

Related Information
Niagara Navigator (public access to view 2010, 2006, 2002, 2000)

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2010 Niagara Orthoimagery
Sample view: Sherkston Trailer Park

Coverage: 12 municipalities of Niagara
Coordinate system: UTM - NAD'83, Zone 17
Imagery date: spring 2010
Ground pixel resolution: 20 cm
Format: MrSID, jpeg2000
Approximate file size per tile: 1.5GB - 3GB
Local Access \MapLibrary\DATA\Aerial Photography\Niagara_2010\

Any printouts must contain the following statement:

"Provided by Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library, current year. Copyright, 2010 - The Regional Municipality of Niagara, Area Municipalities and their suppliers have donated this aerial photography for use under license by Brock University."

Citation Format
2010 Orthoimagery of the Niagara Region [computer file]. (2010). Thorold, ON: Regional Municipality of Niagara Public Works Department. Available: Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library Controlled Local Access \MapLibrary\DATA\Aerial_Photography\Niagara_2010\St_Catharines_20.sid (date accessed).

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2006 Niagara Orthoimagery

Sample view: Beluga Whale exhibit, Marineland, Niagara Falls

Coverage: 12 municipalities of Niagara: Black and white index | Colour index
Coordinate system: UTM - NAD'83, Zone 17
Aerial photography scale: 1:10,000
Aerial photography date: spring 2006
Ground pixel resolution: 10cm
Format: MrSID
Approximate file size per tile: B&W > 1.5GB; colour > 2GB
Local Access \MapLibrary\DATA\Aerial Photography\Niagara_2006\

Any printouts must contain the following statement:

"Provided by Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library, current year. Copyright, 2006 - The Regional Municipality of Niagara, Area Municipalities and their suppliers have donated this aerial photography for use under license by Brock University."

Sample Citation Format
2006 Orthoimagery of the Niagara Region [computer file]. (2006). Thorold, ON: Regional Municipality of Niagara Public Works Department. Available: Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library Controlled Local Access \MapLibrary\DATA\Aerial Photography\Niagara_2006\stcatharines_10cm_pan_2006g3.sid (date accessed).

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2002 Niagara Colour Digital Aerial Photography

Sample view: St. Catharines Golf & Country Club

Coverage: 12 municipalities of Niagara
Coordinate system: UTM - NAD'83, Zone 17
Aerial photography scale: 1:20,000
Aerial photography date: spring 2002
Ground pixel resolution: 20cm
Format: MrSID
Approximate file size: 12.4GB
Library Call Number: MapPC G 3463 N54 A4 2002 N53 DVD 1, 2 & 3
Local Access \MapLibrary\DATA\Aerial Photography\Niagara_2002\
Alternate Access: Scholars GeoPortal [Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Orthophotography Project 2002]

Any printouts must contain the following statement:

"Provided by Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library, current year. Copyright: Niagara Region, 2002."

Sample Citation Format
2002 Orthoimagery of the Niagara Region [computer file]. (2002). Thorold, ON: Regional Municipality of Niagara Public Works Department. Available: Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library Controlled Local Access \MapLibrary\DATA\Aerial Photography\Niagara_2002\StCatharines.sid (date accessed).

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Niagara Region Digital Orthoimagery [2000]

Sample view: Marineland Theme Park

Coverage: 12 municipalities of Niagara (PDF index)
Coordinate system: UTM - NAD'83, Zone 17
Aerial photography scale: 1:20,000
Aerial photography date: April 26, 2000
Ground pixel resolution: 30cm
Format: MrSID
Approximate file size: 1.64GB
Library Call Number: MapPC G 3463 N54 A4 2000 N53 cd 1&2
Local \MapLibrary\DATA\Aerial Photography\Niagara_2000\

Any printouts must contain the following statement:

"Provided by Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library, current year. Copyright: Niagara Region, 2000."

Sample Citation Format
Niagara Region digital orthoimagery [computer file]. (2000). Thorold, ON: Regional Municipality of Niagara, Public Works Department. Available: Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library Controlled Local Access \MapLibrary\DATA\Aerial Photography\Niagara_2000\Line23\23642.sid (date accessed).

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Colour Digital Orthophotos [1995]

Sample view: Lake Gibson

Coverage: St. Catharines, Niagara Falls (index)
Coordinate system: UTM - NAD'83, Zone 17
Aerial photography scale: 1:20,000
Aerial photography date: 1995
Ground pixel resolution: 1 metre
Format: TIF, TFW
Approximate file size: 458 MB
Library Call Number: MapPC G 3464 S35 1995 C65
Local Access \MapLibrary\DATA\Aerial Photography\Niagara_1995\

Any printouts must contain the following statement:

"Provided by Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library, current year. Copyright: Niagara Region, 1995."

Sample Citation Format
Triathlon Mapping Corporation. [computer file]. (1995). Burnaby, BC: Triathlon Mapping Corporation. Available: Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library Controlled Local Access \MapLibrary\DATA\Aerial Photography\Niagara_1995\StCatharines_1995\28421.tif (Accessed current date).

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