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 68 results

  • Adresse Québec (Géoindex)

    Concordia (Reserved Access) | INRS (Reserved Access) | Laval (Reserved Access) | McGill (Reserved Access) | UQAM (Reserved Access)

    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
    Adresse Québec

  • Algonquian Linguistics Atlas

    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
    Algonquian Linguistics Atlas

  • 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 Geobotanical Atlas

  • 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 Renewable Energy Atlas

  • 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 Research Mapping Application

  • 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
    Arctic Tools

  • 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
    Gouv Canada

  • 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 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 activités des chasseurs et piégeurs cris de Eeyou Istchee

  • Atlas des peuples autochtones du Canada

    BAnQ (Print Book) | Concordia (Print book) | INRS (Print Book) | Laval (Print Book) | McGill (Print Book) | UQAM (Print Book)

    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): *** First Peoples of the North ***, Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data, Map and Atlases, Northern Canada, *** General Public ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Canada, *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps 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

    BAnQ (Print Book) | Laval (Print Book) | UQAM (Print Book)

    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): *** First Peoples of the North ***, Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data, Map and Atlases, Circumpolar North, *** General Public ***, Maps and Atlases, Circumpolar North, *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps 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 of Indian nations

    BAnQ (Print Book) | Laval (Print Book) | 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 Registered Aboriginal Population of Quebec (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 of Registered Aboriginal Population of Quebec

  • Atlas of the North American Indian

    BAnQ (Print Book) | Concordia (Print Book) | Laval (Print Book) | McGill (Print Book) | UQAM (Print Book)

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

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

    Concordia (Reserved Access) | INRS (Reserved Access) | Laval (Reserved Access) | McGill (Reserved Access) | UQAM (Reserved Access)

    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
    Base de données pour aménagement du territoire (BDAT) nord

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

    Concordia (Reserved Access) | INRS (Reserved Access) | Laval (Reserved Access) | McGill (Reserved Access) | UQAM (Reserved Access)

    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
    Bassins hydrographiques du Québec à l'échelle 1/250000

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

    Concordia (Reserved Access) | INRS (Reserved Access) | Laval (Reserved Access) | McGill (Reserved Access) | UQAM (Reserved Access)

    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
    Cadre écologique de référence du Québec (CERQ

  • Cartes anciennes de l’Arctique (Université Laval)

    Available to all

    Collection of the University Laval's Library consisting of some twenty maps dating from the 16th to the 20th century. These documents are the work of famous cartographers such as Gerardus Mercator, Jan Jansson, Guillaume de L'Isle and Willem Blaeu, but also of explorers like Captain Joseph-Elzéar Bernier.

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

  • Cartes du Nord (Gouvernement du Canada)

    Available to all

    Selection of Natural Resources Canada maps on coastal areas, ice, snow, permafrost, and more.

    Collection(s): *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Maps and Atlases, Northern Canada
    Free - Open Access, Natural Sciences
    Subjects: Maps, Northern Canada, Natural resources
    Cartes du Nord

  • Cartes topographiques des villages autochtones du nord (2009-2011) à l’échelle de 1/2 000 (BDVN-2K) (Géoindex)

    Concordia (Reserved Access) | INRS (Reserved Access) | Laval (Reserved Access) | McGill (Reserved Access) | UQAM (Reserved Access)

    A collection of 22 layers of geospatial data comprising a valuable geographic reference tool for organizations working in these regions.

    Collection(s): *** First Peoples of the North ***, Maps, Atlases, and Geospatial Data, Geospatial Data, Northern Quebec, *** Maps, Atlases and Geospatial Data ***, Geospatial Data, Northern Quebec
    Reserved Access, Humanities and Social Sciences
    Subjects: Topographic maps, Northern Quebec, Topography, Villages
    géoindex

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