About Murrium Zaheer

I am a GIS Technician with an Advanced Diploma in GIS from the Centre of Geographic Sciences in Nova Scotia and an Honors degree with a Specialist in English Literature, Major in GIS and a minor in Sociology from the University of Toronto. Follow me @missmurrium on twitter

Posts by Murrium Zaheer

Posted on November 2, 2017
UAVs(Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) or drones are quickly becoming one of the technological wonders of the multifaceted twenty-first century. UAV's are providing a means by which to collect efficient inexpensive information within a short period of time. A UAV offers repeatable low cost data collection in the hands of the small businesses, researchers or hobbyists. This last year there have been significant changes made to the Canadian framework of regulations governing using UAVs in Canada. Transport Canada governs the use of UAVs in Canada and as such has rules and regulations in place to minimize the crazy consequences that can come...
Posted on August 15, 2017
Have you ever felt lost when someone started talking about precision agriculture?  When people think about a GIS intensive environment, they probably imagine a bustling office where the inhabitants are using technology (i.e. their computers) to enhance their clients or customers lives. It is not surprising then, that most of us often do not often associate GIS with farming. Using technology to grasp the utilization of a vast amount of crop land actually makes sense because technology is constantly being used to enhance every aspect of our lives. In the most simplistic terms, it is the way that location technology (i.e. Geographic...