Joey Syer

Joey Syer is a senior geomatics specialist at Hemmera, situated in Burnaby, BC. Joey is a graduate of BCIT’s BGIS program and a prospective MSc student at The University of London’s School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. His interests include everything under the umbrella of geomatics, GIS, and well-being.

Articles by Joey Syer

The ‘Geography’ of the Geospatial Profession

Independence Geography, like time, breaks the rules of independence: observations across geography are going to vary. This is the first…

A Simple Automated Web Mapping System: Combining Data Collection and Mapping

My previous article discussed the collection of non-spatial data. I’ll now introduce the concepts of collecting spatial data alongside it…

Let the Scientists do Science: Efficient Data Management Design for Biological Field Surveys

Defining the problem Environmental consulting is a fast-paced industry for good reason. Whether it’s the constraints of the season, the…