Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data

Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data

A selection of geographic maps, atlases, and geospatial data recommended for the study of Northern Quebec, Northern Canada, and the circumpolar North.

Some of the documents and data are freely available while others are restricted to members of the universities mentioned (restricted access), and are available under institutional licenses only. Atlases available in print format only are also recommended.

To consult the various categories and subcategories that this collection contains, use the filter Collection.

Resources

Displaying 1 - 20 of 54 results

  • Adresse Québec (Géoindex+)

    Laval | McGill | INRS

    Collection of 8 layers of geospatial data illustrating roads, addresses, and postal codes.

    Collection(s): *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Geospatial Data, Northern Quebec
    Reserved Access
    Subjects: Addresses, Postal codes, Geospatial data, Quebec, Roads

  • Arctic Geobotanical Atlas (University of Alaska)

    Available to all

    Collection of maps illustrating the distribution of vegetation in the Arctic.

    Collection(s): *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Circumpolar North
    Free - Open Access, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Alaska, Atlas, Maps, Geobotany, Vegetation

  • Arctic Renewable Energy Atlas

    Available to all

    A collection of maps on the solar, wind, geothermal, and tidal resources of the Arctic prepared by the Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group.

    Collection(s): *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Circumpolar North
    Free - Reference only, Engineering and Technology, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Atlas, Maps, Sustainable development, Renewable energies

  • Arctic Research Mapping Application

    Available to all

    A Web application that allows users to view the locations of Arctic research projects funded by the United States.

    Collection(s): *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Circumpolar North
    Free - Open Access, Health Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Maps, Cartography, United States, Research

  • Arctic Tools (Gouvernement fédéral des États-Unis)

    Available to all

    Page with links to resources, including interactive mapping applications and datasets, to help understand, analyze, and assess the vulnerabilities and resilience of Arctic systems to climate variability and climate change.

    Collection(s): *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Geospatial Data, Circumpolar North
    Free - Open Access, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Cartography, Climate change, Geospatial data, Circumpolar North, Climate variability

  • Atlas climatique des glaces de mer pour les eaux du Nord canadien, 1981 à 2010

    Available to all

    Atlas showing average and maximum statistics for ice coverage in the Canadian Arctic and Hudson Bay.

    Collection(s): *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Canada
    Free - Open Access, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Canadian arctic, Atlas, Hudson Bay, Maps, Ice

  • Atlas climatiques des glaces sur 30 ans

    Available to all

    Atlas produced by the Canadian Ice Service, which provides the location of ice during the ice season, its coverage, thickness, and variability, for the period from 1981 to 2010. Features three volumes, including one on Northern Canadian waters and another on the East Coast.

    Collection(s): *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Canada
    Free - Open Access, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Canadian arctic, Atlas, Maps, Ice, Northern Canada

  • Atlas de la population indienne inscrite au Québec (Réseau DIALOG)

    Available to all

    Interactive map of statistical data on the registered Indian population in Quebec from 1998 to 2010, on-reserve and off-reserve.

    Collection(s): *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Quebec, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data, Map and Atlases, Northern Quebec
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Atlas, Indigenous peoples, Maps, Demographic statistics, Population

  • Atlas des activités des chasseurs et piégeurs cris de Eeyou Istchee (Réseau DIALOG)

    Available to all

    Interactive map of the activities of hunters and trappers in nine Cree communities in Eeyou Istchee (James Bay region) produced using annual statistical data (1977 to 2011) from the Cree Hunters and Trappers Income Security Board.

    Collection(s): *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Quebec
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Atlas, Indigenous peoples, Maps, Hunting and fishing, Cree

  • Atlas des peuples autochtones du Canada

    BAnQ | Laval

    Four-volume atlas presenting information on Indigenous communities, languages, education, treaties and territories, as well as residential schools, colonialism, racism and cultural appropriation. (Ottawa, Société géographique royale du Canada, 2018, 4 vol. )

    Collection(s): *** General Public ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Canada, *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Canada, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data, Map and Atlases, Northern Canada
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Atlas, Indigenous peoples, Colonialism, Indigenous communities, Inuit, Indian residential schools
    Atlas des peuples autochtones du Canada

  • Atlas des pôles : régions polaires : questions sur un avenir incertain

    Laval

    Atlas published by Éditions Autrement presenting the physical and natural environment, First Nations, and environmental, climatic, and geopolitical issues associated with the Arctic and the Antarctic.

    Collection(s): *** General Public ***, Maps and Atlases, Circumpolar North, *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Circumpolar North, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data, Map and Atlases, Circumpolar North
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Atlas, Indigenous peoples, Climate change, geopolitics
    Atlas des pôles : régions polaires : questions sur un avenir incertain

  • Atlas linguistique algonquien

    Available to all

    Interactive map of Canada's Algonquian languages, many of which are spoken in northern Indigenous communities.

    Collection(s): *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Canada, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data, Map and Atlases, Northern Canada
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Algonquins, Atlas, Maps, Linguistic

  • Atlas of Indian nations

    Laval (Print Document) | McGill (Reserved Access)

    Atlas with rich iconographic, cartographic, and textual content presenting the various nations of North America according to a wide range of themes. Includes relevant content about the First Peoples of the North and the Arctic. (Washington, National Geographic Society, 2013, 219 p.)

    Collection(s): *** General Public ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Canada, *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Canada, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data, Map and Atlases, Northern Canada
    Print Document, Reserved Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Atlas, Maps, Indigenous peoples
    Atlas of Indian nations

  • Atlas of the North American Indian

    Laval | McGill

    Atlas with a focus on the history, migrations, conflicts, lifestyles, and location of Indigenous Peoples in North America. Content related to Northern Canada and Alaska.

    Collection(s): *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Canada, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data, Map and Atlases, Northern Canada
    Print Document, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Alaska, Atlas, Indigenous peoples, Maps, Northern Canada

  • Base de données pour aménagement du territoire (BDAT) nord (Géoindex+)

    Laval | McGill | INRS

    Collection of 22 layers of geospatial data providing an overview of northern land occupancy.

    Collection(s): *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Geospatial Data, Northern Quebec
    Reserved Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Land use planning, Cartography, Geospatial data, Land occupancy, Quebec

  • Bassins hydrographiques du Québec à l'échelle 1/250000 (Géoindex+)

    McGill | INRS

    A collection of 7 layers of geospatial data showing Quebec's watersheds.

    Collection(s): *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Geospatial Data, Northern Quebec
    Reserved Access, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Watersheds, Watershed area, Cartography, Geospatial data, Quebec

  • Cadre écologique de référence du Québec (CERQ) (Géoindex+)

    McGill | INRS

    A collection of 4 layers of geospatial data showing ecological classification of the land and allowing users to assess its potential and constraints, and the fragility of its ecosystems.

    Collection(s): *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Geospatial Data, Northern Quebec
    Reserved Access, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Cartography, Ecological classification, Geospatial data, Quebec

  • Carte du Nord circumpolaire (Gouvernement du Canada)

    Available to all

    Polar projection map produced in 2016 indicating settlements, boundaries, transportation networks, glaciers, and national parks.

    Collection(s): *** General Public ***, Maps and Atlases, Circumpolar North, *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Circumpolar North, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data, Map and Atlases, Circumpolar North
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Maps, Circumpolar North, Polar projection
    Carte du Nord circumpolaire

  • Carte interactive des profils des Premières nations (Gouvernement du Canada)

    Available to all

    Map of Indigenous communities in Canada, with access to information about them.

    Collection(s): *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Canada, *** First Peoples of the North ***, Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data, Map and Atlases, Northern Canada
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Indigenous peoples, Maps, Band councils, Reserves

  • Cartes anciennes de l’Arctique (Université Laval)

    Available to all

    Collection de la Bibliothèque de l’Université Laval composée d’une vingtaine de cartes datant du 16e au 20e siècle. Ces documents sont l’œuvre de cartographes célèbres comme Gérard Mercator, Jan Jansson, Guillaume de L’Isle et Willem Blaeu, mais aussi d’explorateurs comme le capitaine Joseph-Elzéar Bernier.

    Collection(s): *** General Public ***, Maps and Atlases, Circumpolar North, *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Circumpolar North
    Free - Open Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Circumpolar Arctic, Maps, Cartography
    Cartes anciennes de l’Arctique

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