Jake MacLean

Jake is a geospatial professional who is passionate and using geospatial technology for social benefit. He has an Honours Bachelor of Science in Geology from Carleton University and a Graduate Certificate in GIS from Algonquin College. Jake is currently looking for new opportunities to bring his passion and enthusiasm to creative GIS projects and companies.

Articles by Jake MacLean

Geospatial Technology Guiding the Development of Autonomous Vehicles

Driver-less cars, also known as autonomous vehicles or self-driving cars, are vehicles that are equipped with sensors, cameras, and other…

Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day with Conventional and Unconventional Applications of Geospatial Technology: Part 2

3 Unconventional Earth-friendly Applications of Geospatial Technology After talking about some of the more conventional methods of implementing geospatial technology…

Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day with Conventional and Unconventional Applications of Geospatial Technology: Part 1 

With the passing of Earth Day this weekend, GoGeomatics Canada would like to celebrate our planet and highlight some of…

Digital twins and sustainable mining: A look at 3D modelling with Leapfrog Geo

From underground infrastructure mapping to smart cities preparing for natural disasters, digital twins are becoming an important part of geospatial…

Hyperspectral imagery applications in mineral exploration

Remotely sensed data has been providing insights into how the world works for decades now. From the first implementation 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…

2021’s Most Exciting Canadian Geospatial Companies

GIS and geospatial technology have come into the public eye more frequently over the last year due to the COVID-19…

GoodScore.City: Comparing the Environmental Health of Canada’s Downtown Cores

The Canadian Urban Environmental Health Research Consortium (CANUE) is a group dedicated to understanding urban living and its impacts on…

How Remote Sensing Applications Will Help Put a Price on Carbon

Quantifying our Resources Advances in remote sensing are pushing forward our abilities to quantify natural resources. As satellites improve, offering…

The Dark Vessel Detection (DVD) Program – MDA/DFO program takes aim at illegal fishing

Canada has always been a leader in the geospatial community, from Roger Tomlinson’s pioneering work creating the first computerized GIS…

A World That Never Was: 5 Oddities From Ancient Maps

Maps through the Ages Maps are incredible tools that have evolved over the ages as society has made technological leaps…

A photo of Chichen Itza from Mexico

Old Cities, New Discoveries: How LiDAR is changing Archeological Surveys

LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) is not a new technology; it has been around since the early 1960’s when a…