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Robert Ryerson

Dr. Bob Ryerson has served in a variety of senior positions in industry and government, including Director General of the Canada Centre for Remote Sensing. He has been a Certified Mapping Scientist (Remote Sensing), and is a Fellow of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS). He has served on the Board of the ASPRS, and is a Past-President of the Canadian Remote Sensing Society. He has published or presented almost 200 papers and books world-wide, including “Why ‘Where’ Matters.” He has won a number of awards, including the Gold Medal of the Canadian Remote Sensing Society and the Alan Gordon Memorial Award for “Outstanding Service over his career to Remote Sensing.” Several examples of his work in remote sensing have been featured in Canada’s National Museum of Science and Technology. He likes to attend the GoGeomatics Socials in Ottawa.

Articles by Robert Ryerson

Dr. Bob Ryerson on GoGeomatics Canada’s Past, Present, and Bright Future

It is hard to believe that six years has gone by and over 1000 articles have been provided by GoGeomatics,…

How Canadian Remote Sensing Was Made Commercially Successful & Exportable

This piece started as a note on some of my experience as an international consultant in remote sensing specifically and…

Canada Day Came Early at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum

June 23rd marked a special day in the history of aviation and space in Canada. A very special aircraft, a…

Intelligent Networking and Advice to Enter the Geospatial Workforce

This editorial is in response to and in support of a recent article written by Kirsti Oja on the GoGeomatics…

Abstract: So, You Want to Be Employed in Remote Sensing?

So, You Want to Be Employed? Some Advice for Graduate Students in Remote Sensing Robert A. Ryerson, Ph.D., CMS, FASPRS,…

Should we be called geomatics or something else?

In order to determine whether geomatics is the most appropriate term for this field it may be useful to review…

Missed Opportunities in Canadian Geomatics: Lessons for the Future?

Jon Murphy knows how to ask some interesting questions – which is perhaps why I like reading what comes out…

Bob Ryerson: State of our Art – Canadian Geomatics Editorial

For the first editorial for the new Canadian web magazine for geomatics I have been asked to comment on where…