Geospatial Niagara

Education projects business

Our Misson

To promote geo-literacy and community participation through geography. To accomplish this mission Geospatial Niagara will serve as the conduit of engagement to students, citizens and organizations in order to educate and facilitate geospatial projects and outreach.

Our Vision

A Niagara in which all citizens are engaged citizens through geographic awareness and access to geospatial technologies and geospatial information.


This section of the Geospatial Niagara website includes information about all things education - from links to post secondary programs and information, to free online resources or webinars links this section is for learning and growing awareness of geography as a career path.

This section of the site will promote the kinds of careers a geographic education can lead to. It is meant to share information about real world careers while speaking to those working in those fields. Also find resources about professional organizations related to different fields.

This section is a showcase of the amazing creativity which leads to an informative experience across the discipline in terms of cartography, web-mapping, cross disciplinary research, and sure to be more. The sector of geospatial technologies is wondrous and creativity abounds.

This section connects you to a variety of podcasts where geospatial tech or environment are the main subjects. Maximum educational impact is the goal.

This section connects you to your Niagara community and geo/eco/enviro relevant opportunities to become engaged with for skill development or sector relevant volunteer experience.

This section connects to the boots on the ground organizations working to make their neighborhoods more connected, accessible, inclusive and vibrant. Get to know your neighbor!


Connect with us to learn how we can help you.

If you’re passionate about what you do and have ideas, explore them with us. We have ideas too. The research pool is open.

Connect with us to learn about the power and beauty of geospatial technologies.

Chat with us about your spatial needs. Let us help you put together a proposal for Geocentric services.

Are you unfamiliar with where to find data? Wondering what data you need to collect? Let us assist you.

Founder Darren Platakis has been inspiring students since 2012. It can be daunting choosing a career path. Sometimes all it takes is to hear the possibilities.