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AltaLIS / GEODE Consortium [Restricted License Students & Faculty]
GEODE is a consortium of Alberta academic institutions that has obtained spatial data from
AltaLIS to support research and teaching. Access to GEODE data is restricted and coordinated through partner institution contacts.
You must either be on campus OR be using the
Virtual Private Network (VPN) to download these files.
Southern Alberta Aerial Imagery -- 2012, 2015 & 2018 (Data Provider = AMDSP)
Finding Alberta Air Photo Locations Using the APRS
Alberta Spatial Data - Thematic [Non-Restricted]
Alberta Open Data Portal
Collected by the provincial government & publicly available in machine readable formats with an open licence; includes Shapefiles (.SHP); includes Alberta Provincial Electoral Division boundaries.
Open Data Areas Alberta (ODAA)
Datasets from six key rural areas across Alberta is available for no cost. Includes data from Beaver Hills, Fort McMurray, Fox Creek, RMH Sylvan, Taber and Utikuma Lake. Includes LiDAR-15, DEMs, ATS Polygons, satellite imagery and more.
AltaLIS Open Data Products [Free / Open Data]
Includes: 20K Base Features, 20K Historic Base, 20K DEM, Alberta Township System, Municipal Boundaries, & Small Scale Topographic.
Alberta Geological Survey - GIS Data & Interactive Maps [Free]
Covers different NTS areas of Alberta showing surficial and bedrock geology, sediment thickness, groundwater/hydrogeology, and mineral resources.
File type: PDF; Shapefile
Alberta River Basins Web Application [Free]
Access to river, lake, precipitation, and snow pillow stations and their data in Alberta.
Alberta Soil Information Centre / Alberta Soil Information Viewer [Free]
Alberta Soil Information Viewer allows you to view and query soils information within the Agricultural Region of Alberta. The viewer incorporates landscape images, ortho photographs and cadastrals (e.g. township grid, roads, etc...) with Geographical Information System (GIS) data and user-friendly soil landscape descriptions.
Agricultural Region of Alberta Soil Inventory Database (AGRASID 4.1) [Free]
Spatial distribution of soils and associated landscapes within the agricultural region of Alberta.
File type: Shapefile; GSD
Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute (ABMI) - Data & Analytics Portal [Free]
The ABMI collects data on species, habitat, and human footprint in Alberta, vegetation greenness and analyses this information to produce data and mapping products related to biodiversity.
GeoDiscover Alberta GeoPortal - Government of Alberta [Free]
Maps, services and geographic information related to Alberta. Includes Rivers, Streams & Lakes; Imagery (southern Alberta air photo 2012); Land Use; Townships, Ranges & Legal Subdivisions; Geological as well as license agreements on select resources.
File type: Various
Federated Research Data Repository (FRDR) [Canada]
Search FRDR to find research datasets originating from researchers affiliated with Canadian institutions. Data deposited to other repositories across Canada can also be found by searching in FRDR.
Alberta Climate Records Visualization
Alberta Climate Records [Free]
This visualization web site allows users to explore temperature trends and variability from a dataset of nearly 5 million observed climate records between 1950 and 2010 for 6,834 locations across the Province of Alberta.
Alberta Historical Aerial Photographs & Satellite Imagery [Non-Restricted]