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A Starry-Eyed Weekend

It was another long weekend (Victoria Day) and as usual I was searching for accommodations in and around BC at…

International Geospatial Briefing May 23rd: 1. Dam Surveys, 2. Greenland Is Cold, 3. GOES-18 Image, 4. Satellite Lasers, 5. Open Maps For Europe, 6. Google Maps Immersive View

Dam Fine Data: Sub-millimetre-resolution UAS Dam Surveys Mapping heat flow beneath Greenland highlights geothermal ‘freak zone’ Stunning First Imagery of…

Ukraine at War: Impacts of Geomatics, Geospatial & Earth Observation Technologies

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, sent shockwaves through the global community. As tension escalated in the months…

Your International Geospatial Briefing for June 22nd: Google Maps Platform; Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence; Geospatial Data Strengthens Electrical Grids; Entire Roman City Mapped Using GPR

Google Maps Platform gaming solution now available to everyone Google first launched a gaming solution to bring real-world games to…

Leaflet: Tell Your Story with Open Source Web Maps

Web maps are becoming a standard tool that GIS developers use to tell their story to a worldwide audience. The…

Facing further challenges in Toronto’s urban growth

In my last article I examined the use of GIS technology to track land use change in three downtown Toronto districts, an area representing one of the urban growth centres designated by the Places to…

Upgrade your Geospatial Skills: leveraging the power of MOOCs

What I want to share with you are some resources related to something called Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) where…

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List of Canadian Geomatics Conferences and Events for 2017

This is our list Canadian geomatics conferences and events for 2017. Here you will find events pertaining to GIS, remote…