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Resources by Document Type - Maps and Geospatial Data: MERN Data (Quebec)

This guide offers a quick access to some essential resources in terms of maps and geospatial data.

Topographic maps

Maps

- Digital topographic database (scale 1:20,000)
- Digital topographic database (scale 1:100,000)
- Maps of flood hazard zones (scale 1:2,000)

Thematic Layers

- Layer of administrative divisions (scale 1:20,000)
- Layer of administrative divisions (scale 1:100,000)
- Hypsometric layer (scale 1:20,000)
- Layer of socio-economic divisions (scale 1:20,000)
- Layer of lands leased for holiday sites
- Layer of flood hazard zones (scale 1:2,000)
- Couche des composantes d'utilisation géographique régionale
- Layer of wildlife habitats (scale 1:20,000)
- Layer of vegetation in Northern Quebec

Orthophotos

- Orthophotos (various scales, 2014 and earlier)
- Orthophoto mosaics (various scales, 2014 and earlier)

Forestry Products

- Eco-forestry map (provincial coverage)
- Layer of digital slope classes
- Maps of surface deposits
- Layer of vegetation in northern Quebec
- Ecoforest inventory of southern Quebec

- Layers of forests (annual updates)
- Surface deposits in northern Quebec + anaglyph
- Sample plots database (permanent and temporary)

North-Related Products

- Topographic maps of indigenous villages in northern Quebec (scale 1:2,000)
- Digital elevation models of indigenous villages in northern Quebec (scale 1:2,000)

Road network of Quebec: Adresses Québec

Adresses Québec is a geobase covering the road network across Quebec, including address ranges, street names, addresses, and municipal boundaries. Data included in this geobase allow for routing management. More specifically, Adresses Québec includes the following databases:

  • AQréseau: Road network and street names
  • AQréseau+: Forestry roads, road network, railways, and La Route Verte
  • AQcarto: Map context
  • AQgéo: Address ranges in flat file
  • AQpro: Address ranges in relational data model
  • AQgéobâti: Geolocated individual addresses
  • AQdirection: Information on routing management
  • AQgéopostal: Postal codes geolocation in Quebec territorial divisions

See also the Guide de l'utilisateur des produits d'Adresses Québec.

Cadastral maps

- Cadastral compilation at scale 1:20,000 (cadastral layer only)
- Data of the Quebec cadastral plan (cadastre rénové)
- Online service Infolot
- Data of the Registre du domaine de l'État

Elevation data

- LIDAR data of water sectors
- LIDAR data of the Basse-Côte-Nord
- Digital elevation models (scale 1:20,000)

Geodetic positioning

- Layer of geodetic points
- Geodetic information management system (Géodeq III)
- GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) data from permanent reference stations

The BCI-MERN agreement

In August 2015, an agreement was signed between the Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire (BCI) and the ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources naturelles (MERN). This agreement allows the Polytechnique community to access to products mentioned here.

Access data

The Library has not yet received all of these products. Contact biblio@polymtl.ca to get access to them.

You will need to fill in the data access request form (in French only).

Géoboutique: Search documents

To search for documents, visit the GéoBoutique Québec website.