GIS help & consultations

Map of Devastating 2003 Heat Wave in the Netherlands Observed from MODIS Satellite. Mehdi Aminipouri (PhD Candidate in Geography at SFU)

​GIS help

For assistance with GIS, geospatial data, and maps send an email to Sarah (Tong) ZhangLibrarian for Geography, GIS, & Maps, at

GIS consultations

GIS consultations (typically 30 - 60 minutes) are available to provide in-depth assistance to researchers from any discipline. A consultation can be focused on topics such as the following:

  • technical issues
  • searching for geospatial data
  • answering questions specific to your project
  • demonstrating features and techniques.

The GIS or mapping tools we may be able to help with include: 

  • QGIS 
  • Google Earth Pro 
  • ArcGIS Pro 
  • ArcGIS Online
  • ArcGIS StoryMaps 
  • ArcGIS FieldMaps 
  • Python
  • SimplyAnalytics 
  • and more. 

Consultations are facilitated by the GIS & Map Librarian or the Graduate Peer GIS Facilitator, depending on the focus of the consultation.