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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

Articles by Murrium Zaheer

Murrium standing outside Github headquarters.

A Canadian GIS Technician Story: Attending FreeCodeCamp hackathon on crutches

I flew out to San Francisco to attend a hackathon led by FreeCodeCamp whose syllabus I had been pursuing in…

Fredericton City

Interview with Brigitte Leblon faculty member with UNB

I was very fortunate to get the opportunity to have a conversation with Brigitte Leblon who is a faculty member…

LiDAR workstation

LiDAR Workshop held at UNB

On the morning of the 25th of January, I headed down to the Forestry complex at the University of New…

Event Recap of the First National Geomatics Competition in Canada

A National Geomatics Competition is a concept developed by a Geomatics student named Justin Collett who felt that geomatics was…

Photograph of Riley Smith and Justin Collett.

Future of Geomatics in Canada: Inside the National Geomatics Competition

From the Editors Desk: GoGeomatics Canada is proud to be the official media sponsor of the first Canadian Geomatics competition. …

Five Things you Can’t Do with a UAV or Drone In Canada

UAVs(Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) or drones are quickly becoming one of the technological wonders of the multifaceted twenty-first century. UAV’s are…

An Introduction: GIS and GPS for Precision Agriculture

Have you ever felt lost when someone started talking about precision agriculture?  When people think about a GIS intensive environment,…