Nova Scotia Geomatics Centre, Registry and Information Management Services, Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations, Nova Scotia, Canada

Data Center Description
More Information: http://www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/land/

The Nova Scotia Geomatics Centre provides geographic information and property
registration for the province of Nova Scotia and ensures that geographic
information is easily accessed and shared among public and private information
users. It encourages the development of a strong private sector industry in
the field of geomatics.

The Nova Scotia Geomatics Centre (NSGC), Registry and Information Management
Services, Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations, plays a major role in
achieving the Province's goals of making land information accessible and
encouraging the development of the private sector geomatics industry.

The Centre's major responsibilities include provision, maintenance, and
distribution of the Province's primary land information databases. These
databases include:

Nova Scotia Topographic Database
Nova Scotia Property Records Database
Nova Scotia Coordinate Referencing System Database
Nova Scotia Aerial Photography Archive

In addition to managing these Provincial databases, the Centre's geomatics
expertise is available to provincial departments and to the geomatics
industry. This assistance includes contracting-out services and technical
advisory services related to the use and development of the primary databases.
Expertise is available from the Centre in geomatics disciplines, including
photogrammetery, remote sensing, cartography, geographic information systems,
digital mapping and surveying.