Projects & News

  • 2017 Elevation Raster of Kaskawulsh Glacier now available

    by Ryan Gould | Nov 28, 2018

    A 150 centimetre elevation raster of the of Kaskawulsh Glacier in Kluane National Park is now available in the Yukon government Elevation image service.

    This elevation raster represents a digital surface model, and was generated using 50 centimetre 2017 stereo satellite imagery. This service can be viewed in any Yukon Government Web Mapping Applications such as GeoYukon using the Elevation layer, or by connecting directly to the Satellites_HighResolution image service using the url: http://mapservices.gov.yk.ca/arcgis/rest/services/ in an Open Geospatial Consortium compliant GIS software client such as ArcGIS or Q-GIS

    For Yukon government employees: this elevation raster can be viewed internally using the Elevation layerfile available internally here: \\CSWPROD\Layerfiles\Elevation\

    If you have any questions about Yukon government elevation data, please email Geomatics.Help@gov.yk.ca.

  • Corporate Spatial Warehouse: New Biophysical dataset

    by Lauren Crooks | Nov 27, 2018

    Government of Yukon Energy, Mines and Resources in conjunction with Environment have released a new dataset in CSW: Wetlands – 10k.

    The layerfile in under \\cswprod\layerfiles\Biophysical\

    This dataset currently identifies wetlands in the Indian River valley.

    CryoGeographic Consulting, in association with Palmer Environmental Consulting Group Inc., provided Yukon Energy, Mines and Resources and Yukon Environment with the results of the mapping and classification of wetlands and adjacent upland habitat in the Indian River valley and its major tributaries. This report and its accompanying map set have been updated to reflect study area expansion and additional field reconnaissance completed in the summer of 2017. Interpretation of shallow water wetlands within disturbed landscapes was completed by Ducks Unlimited Canada and incorporated.

     If you have any questions about the content of this dataset, please contact elc@gov.yk.ca

     This dataset is now on the geomatics yukon ftpsite (ftp://ftp.geomaticsyukon.ca/GeoYukon/Biophysical/Wetlands_10k/) and will be added to GeoYukon in the coming weeks.

  • 2017 imagery of Kaskawulsh Glacier now available

    by Ryan Gould | Nov 09, 2018

    High resolution imagery of the of Kaskawulsh Glacier in Kluane National Park is now available in the High Resolution Satellites image service. This image has a resolution of 50 centimeters, and was captured in stereo on June 4, 2017 using the WorldView-3 satellite.

    This image can be viewed in any Yukon Government Web Mapping Applications such as GeoYukon using the High Resolution Satellites layer, or by connecting directly to the Satellites_HighResolution image service using the url http://mapservices.gov.yk.ca/arcgis/rest/services/ in an Open Geospatial Consortium compliant GIS software client such as ArcGIS or Q-GIS

    For Yukon government employees: this imagery can be viewed internally in true colour and false-colour infrared by using the High Resolution Satellites and layer files available internally here: \\CSWPROD\Layerfiles\Imagery\.

    If you have any questions about Yukon government imagery, please email Geomatics.Help@gov.yk.ca.

  • High resolution imagery of Mount Queen Mary now available

    by Ryan Gould | Nov 09, 2018

    Imagery of the Mount Queen Mary area of Kluane National Park is now available in the High Resolution Satellites image service. This image has a resolution of 50 centimeters, and was captured on August 8, 2017 using the WorldView-2 satellite.

    This image can be viewed in any Yukon Government Web Mapping Applications such as GeoYukon using the High Resolution Satellites layer, or by connecting directly to the Satellites_HighResolution image service using the url http://mapservices.gov.yk.ca/arcgis/rest/services/ in an Open Geospatial Consortium compliant GIS software client such as ArcGIS or Q-GIS

    For Yukon government employees: this imagery can be viewed internally by using the High Resolution Satellites layer file available internally here: \\CSWPROD\Layerfiles\Imagery\.

    If you have any questions about Yukon government imagery, please email Geomatics.Help@gov.yk.ca.

  • Corporate Spatial Warehouse: CSW out of sync with Natural Resources Canada

    by Ryan Gould | Oct 30, 2018

    The acquirer script which downloads a weekly extract from Natural Resources Canada servers did not properly execute on Saturday Oct 27. This will result in Yukon data extracted from Natural Resources Canada being out of sync. 

    Acquirers will run this Saturday Nov 3 as scheduled. Data should be updated accordingly after November 27.

    Please email Geomatics.Help@gov.yk.ca if you have any questions about Yukon government spatial data.

  • 2015 Aerial Photographs of the Coffee Creek Road Now Available

    by Ryan Gould | Oct 16, 2018

    Imagery of the Coffee Creek Road have been published in the Aerial Photographs image service. The imagery has a resolution of 30 cm, and was capture on September 13, 2015. 

    This image can be viewed in any Yukon Government Web Mapping Applications such as GeoYukon using the Aerial Photographs layer, or by connecting directly to the Aerial Photographs image service's RESTful url in a GIS software client such as ArcGIS or Q-GIS

    For Yukon government employees: this imagery can be viewed internally by using the Aerial Photographs layer file available here: \\CSWPROD\Layerfiles\Imagery\.

    If you have any questions about Yukon government imagery, please email Geomatics.Help@gov.yk.ca.

  • 2012 Aerial Photograph of the Greater Faro Mine Area Now Available

    by Ryan Gould | Oct 15, 2018

    Updated aerial photography for the greater Faro Mine area has been published in the Aerial Photographs image service. This image covers the mine site, and surrounding area including a portion of the town of Faro. The image has a resolution of 30 cm, and was capture on August 15, 2012. 

    This image can be viewed in any Yukon Government Web Mapping Applications such as GeoYukon using the Aerial Photographs layer, or by connecting directly to the Aerial Photographs image service's RESTful url in a GIS software client such as ArcGIS or Q-GIS

    For Yukon government employees: this imagery can be viewed internally by using the Aerial Photographs layer file available here: \\CSWPROD\Layerfiles\Imagery\.

    If you have any questions about Yukon government imagery, please email Geomatics.Help@gov.yk.ca.

  • 2012 Aerial Photograph of Faro Mine Now Available

    by Ryan Gould | Oct 15, 2018

    Updated aerial photography for the Faro Mine has been published in the Aerial Photographs image service. This image has a resolution of 7.5 cm, and was capture on August 16, 2012. 

    This image can be viewed in any Yukon Government Web Mapping Applications such as GeoYukon using the Aerial Photographs layer, or by connecting directly to the Aerial Photographs image service's RESTful url in a GIS software client such as ArcGIS or Q-GIS

    For Yukon government employees: this imagery can be viewed internally by using the Aerial Photographs layer file available here: \\CSWPROD\Layerfiles\Imagery\.

    If you have any questions about Yukon government imagery, please email Geomatics.Help@gov.yk.ca.

  • 2017 Aerial Image of Minto Mine Now Available

    by Ryan Gould | Oct 15, 2018

    Updated aerial photography for the Minto Mine has been published in the Aerial Photographs image service. This image has a resolution of 70 cm, and was capture on August 30, 2017. 

    This image can be viewed in any Yukon Government Web Mapping Applications such as GeoYukon using the Aerial Photographs layer, or by connecting directly to the Aerial Photographs image service's RESTful url in a GIS software client such as ArcGIS or Q-GIS

    For Yukon government employees: this imagery can be viewed internally by using the Aerial Photographs layer file available here: \\CSWPROD\Layerfiles\Imagery\.

    If you have any questions about Yukon government imagery, please email Geomatics.Help@gov.yk.ca.

  • High resolution imagery for the community of Little Salmon now available

    by Ryan Gould | Aug 30, 2018

    High resolution imagery for the community of Little Salmon is now published in the High Resolution Satellites layer available on Yukon government web mapping applications such as GeoYukon.

    This imagery has a resolution of 70 cm, and was captured on September 13, 2017 using the KOMPSAT-3 satellite.

    For Yukon government employees: this imagery is available internally on ISERVER, or by accessing the ArcGIS layerfiles here: \\cswprod\layerfiles\imagery\.


    This service, and the source imagery are managed by Geomatics Yukon. If you have any questions about Yukon government imagery please email Geomatics.Help@gov.yk.ca.

  • New imagery of Tombstone Territorial Park now available

    by Ryan Gould | Aug 29, 2018

    New imagery for Tombstone Territorial Park is now published in the Medium Resolution Satellites layer available on Yukon government web mapping applications such as GeoYukon

    For Yukon government employees: this imagery is available internally on ISERVER, or by accessing the ArcGIS layerfiles here: \\cswprod\layerfiles\imagery\.

    This imagery has a resolution of 150 cm, and was captured using the SPOT-7 satellite on 

    • August 9, 2017
    • August 31, 2017
    • September 13, 2017

    This service, and the source imagery are managed by Geomatics Yukon. If you have any questions about Yukon government imagery please email Geomatics.Help@gov.yk.ca.

  • New imagery of the Slims River Valley now available

    by Ryan Gould | Aug 29, 2018

    New imagery for the Slims River Valley is now published in the Medium Resolution Satellites layer available on Yukon government web mapping applications such as GeoYukon

    For Yukon government employees: this imagery is available internally on ISERVER, or by accessing the ArcGIS layerfiles here: \\cswprod\layerfiles\imagery\.

    This imagery has a resolution of 150 cm, and was captured using the SPOT-7 satellite on September 13, 2017.

    This service, and the source imagery are managed by Geomatics Yukon. If you have any questions about Yukon government imagery please email Geomatics.Help@gov.yk.ca.

  • New imagery for Barney Lake, Contact Creek and Irons Creek now available

    by Ryan Gould | Aug 17, 2018

    New imagery is now available in the High Resolution Satellites layer on Yukon government web mapping applications including GeoYukon

    These new images have a resolution of 50 cm and were captured using the WorldView-3 satellite on the following dates:

    • Barney Lake (May 22, 2015)
    • Contact Creek (May 7, 2015)
    • Irons Creek (May 7, 2016)



    For Yukon government employees: this imagery is also published internally in the High Resolution Satellites and High Resolution Satellites False-colour Infrared image service.

    This service and the source imagery are managed by Geomatics Yukon. Please email Geomatics.Help@gov.yk.ca if you have any questions about Yukon government imagery. 

  • New imagery of Ensley Creek, Eldorado Chief Gulch and French Gulch now available

    by Ryan Gould | Aug 13, 2018

    Imagery of French Gulch area is now available in the High Resolution Satellites layer on Yukon government web mapping applications including GeoYukon. This imagery includes Ensley Creek and Eldoardo Chief Gulch.

    These images have a resolution of 50 cm and were captured using the WorldView-2 satellite on the following dates:

    • Ensley Creek (July 13, 2017)
    • Eldorado Chief Gulch (Aug 31, 2017)
    • French Gulch (Aug 24, 2017 and Sept 3, 2017)

    For Yukon government employees: this imagery is also published internally in the High Resolution Satellites and High Resolution Satellites False-colour Infrared image service.

    This service and the source imagery are managed by Geomatics Yukon. Please email Geomatics.Help@gov.yk.ca if you have any questions about Yukon government imagery. 

  • Updated Yukon Basemap now available

    by Nicole Parry | Aug 01, 2018

    There is a new Yukon Basemap available for the Yukon which includes an updated road network and the latest topographic information from the CanVec layers. 

    It is available on the GeoYukon application and via the web service for other applications:

    http://mapservices.gov.yk.ca/arcgis/rest/services/Yukon_Basemap_Cache/MapServer

    This basemap will replace the previous Basemap (BaseMap_Cache), which is based on older roads information and the old National Topographic Database layers. This basemap service is considered to be legacy.

    Legacy - http://mapservices.gov.yk.ca/arcgis/rest/services/BaseMap_Cache/MapServer

    For more information or concerns contact Geomatics.Help@gov.yk.ca.




  • New high resolution satellite imagery for Matson Creek area now available

    by Ryan Gould | Jul 27, 2018

    50 cm resolution satellite imagery for Matson Creek area is now available in the High Resolution Satellites layer on Yukon government web mapping applications such as GeoYukon. This imagery was captured with the WorldView-2 and Pleiades 1 satelltes on 08-Sep-2015, 26-Sep-2015, 25-Oct-2015 and 21-April-2016.

    This imagery is managed by Geomatics Yukon. If you have any questions about Yukon government satellite imagery, please email Geomatics.Help@gov.yk.ca.

  • New high resolution satellite imagery of McGregor Creek now available on Yukon government web mapping applications

    by Ryan Gould | Jul 27, 2018

    New imagery for the McGregor Creek area is now available. This imagery was captured with the WorldView-2 satellite, and has a pixel resolution of 50 cm. These scenes were captured on 14-Aug-2012, 15-Sept-2012 and 26-Sep-2012. This imagery is now available in the High Resolution Satellites layer on Yukon government web mapping application such as GeoYukon

    Please email Geomatics.Help@gov.yk.ca if you have any questions about Yukon government imagery.


  • New high resolution satellite imagery around the Snag Airstrip, Wellesely Creek, Wellesely Lake and White River area now available on Yukon government web mapping applications

    by Ryan Gould | Jul 16, 2018

    Imagery of Snag Airstrip, Wellesely Creek, Wellesely Lake and White River area is now available in the High Resolution Satellites layer on Yukon government web mapping applications including GeoYukon

    For Yukon government employees: this imagery is also published internally in the High Resolution Satellites image service.

    These images have a resolution of 50 cm and were captured using the WorldView-2 satellite on the following dates:

    • 19-Aug-2012 (Snag airstrip / White River)
    • 06-Oct-2015 (Wellesley Lake), 
    • 14-Aug-2012 (White River)
    • 25-Sep-2015 (Wellesley Lake)

    This service and the source imagery are managed by Geomatics Yukon. Please email Geomatics.Help@gov.yk.ca if you have any questions about Yukon government imagery. 

  • New Forestry dataset in CSW: Personal Use Fuelwood Areas - 50k

    by Lauren Crooks | Jul 12, 2018

    This feature class identifies active areas designated for personal use woodcutting where harvesting dead or downed fuelwood can occur for purposes such as home heating. Certain areas have seasonal restrictions or additional terms and conditions. A forest resources permit is required to cut in these areas; this free permit authorizes a limit of 25m3(11 cords) of firewood. Failure to have a permit or carry it with you when cutting could result in enforcement action.

    If you have any questions about the content of this dataset, please contact forestry@gov.yk.ca

    This dataset is now on the geomatics yukon ftpsite and will be added to GeoYukon in the coming weeks
  • New high resolution satellite imagery of the Black Hills Creek area now available on Yukon government web mapping applications

    by Ryan Gould | Jul 06, 2018

    Imagery of Black Hills Creek area is now available in the High Resolution Satellites layer on Yukon government web mapping applications including GeoYukon

    This imagery was captured on Sept, 27 2015 and April 21, 2016 using the WorldView-2 satellite.

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