Satellite imagery and air photos

Discover imagery and air photos of the Earth to understand Canada's geography for map-making, urban and rural planning, environmental impact studies, civil law cases, and real estate evaluations. 

Satellite imagery

Discover, access and download satellite imagery from Open Maps and the Earth Observation Data Management System, or place an order with government and commercial imagery providers.

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.

Remote sensing tutorials

An overview which touches on physics, environmental sciences, mathematics, computer sciences and geography