Jonathan Scida

I graduated from the Geographic Analysis program offered at Ryerson University, where I obtained academic experience designing thematic maps in ArcGIS, QGIS, and MapInfo, computing statistics in SPSS and Alteryx, manipulating shapefiles with Python and SQL Query, and designing Excel spreadsheets and charts. I have 5 months experience conducting GIS surveys of parks for the City of Toronto.

Articles by Jonathan Scida

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…

GIS Technology tracks Toronto’s urban growth

In our last article on land use in the Greenbelt, we discussed the Places to Grow Act, an Ontario policy…

Figure 3: Unsupervised classification result of Simcoe County.

Using GIS to Examine Leapfrog Development Beyond the Ontario Greenbelt

Since its establishment by the Ontario government in 2005, the Places to Grow Act is a policy envisaged at curbing…