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MaDGIC Workshop: Landscape and Settlement Archaeology: Imagery

This guide reviews collections and services offered by Trent University Library's Maps, Data & Government Information Centre (MaDGIC). The guide has been produced in support of a workshop given to Anthropology 3659H: Landscape and Settlement Archaeology.

To Access Imagery

To access imagery, students must go through Trent University Library Maps, Data & Government Information Centre (MaDGIC)  or through Ontario Scholars GeoPortal.

Provided below are the links to the imagery available on MaDGIC's server which are particularly relevant to this course:

Peterborough / Kawartha / GTA 2002/2003

Digital Raster Acquisition Project East - DRAPE - 2008/09   

DRAPE can also be accessed through Ontario Scholars GeoPortal

In addition, MaDGIC has scanned and gereferenced its historical air photo collection. To access historical imagery of the Peterborough  & Kawarthas region, please contact MaDGIC.

Ontario Provincial Imagery: What is available

LIO Imagery

  GTA - Greater Toronto Area       SWOOP - Southwestern Ontario   FRI - Forest Resources


LIO Imagery 

DRAPE - Digital Raster               Simcoe, Muskoka, and Dufferin     Colour Infrared Imagery

Acquisition Project for the East    

Credit: The above maps have been adapted from Land Information Ontario's web site (as displayed in September 2012). 

For further information see: Land Information Ontario: Ontario Imagery                                                     

License Conditions

Imagery is available to registered members of Trent Univeristy through our partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources,  and through the generous support of the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and the Ontario Ministry of Education. License conditions permit registered members of Trent University to use these data for their research, instructional or learning needs. Commercial use, transfer, donation, or exchange of imagery are expressly prohibited.

PLEASE NOTE: To aquire imagery or to obtain assistance in using imagery, please contact the Maps, Data & Government Information Centre (MaDGIC), Trent University Library. Imagery is not available to members of Trent University directly through the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources.