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Satellite imagery, elevation data, and air photos

Observing Canada’s territory from the air and from space are powerful and cost effective ways to monitor our land, water and borders.

Air photos

Discover more than 6 million aerial photographs covering all of Canada dating back to the 1920s. Offering finer detail than satellite imagery, the National Air Photo Library is a comprehensive historical archive and public reference centre.

Satellite imagery

Discover, access and download satellite imagery from the Earth Observation Data Management System, including Long-Term Satellite Data Records.

Satellite Ground Segment

Visit Canada's satellite stations and facilities in Inuvik, NWT, Prince Albert, SK and Gatineau, QC as well as the Earth Observation Data Management System (EODMS).

Elevation data

Learn about types of elevation data, how it is collected and why it is important.

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