Education & Careers

Bob Ryerson: State of our Art – Canadian Geomatics Editorial

For the first editorial for the new Canadian web magazine for geomatics I have been asked to comment on where…

Brad Maguire: GIS Instructor at Vancouver Island University

GoGeomatics: Welcome to the GoGeomatics Canada community. First off, can you tell us about where you are from and where…

Jobs & Networking in the Canadian Geomatics Community

Networking is key to finding a geomatics job, to be honest. If your only job-hunting strategy is to apply for…

A to B – (A Geographers Journey) Part 3

A – B Part 3 Mrs. Jordan, Mr. Heinze, Mr. McLelland, Mr. Cleve, Mr. Polianato these are some of the…

Debunking Dust Bowl Dogma

Required reading in numerous U.S. history survey courses, it is the consummate tale of human folly: the Dust Bowl. The…

A to B – (A Geographers Journey) Part 2

In the first installment of A-B, I ended with my realization that I was 36 and returning to university. I had…

Timothy Ensom – Environmental Scientist

This time around GoGeomatics Canada is looking to the west to find Hydrologist Timothy Ensom at Golder Associates. Welcome to…

Top Five Canadian Geomatics LinkedIn Groups

Since our Top 10 Canadian Geomatics Twitter feeds article was such a (controversial) hit, we’ve decided to do another entry…

A to B – (A Geographers Journey)

Hey everyone! It’s been suggested by a number of people including GoGeomatics Canada that I consider writing a blog and…

Top 10 Canadian Geomatics Twitter Feeds

We have scoured the net and reviewed a number of Canadian Twitter streams. Skilled tweeters can pack a good deal of pertinent information and keen insight into 140 characters. The trouble is, they can be hard to find in a swelling sea of self-aggrandizing micro bloggers. That’s why we have assembled a list of the top ten Twitter feeds from Canadian geomatics professionals, personalities, and organizations.

Amy Barker – G.I.S. Officer for the Government of the Northwest Territories

Amy Barker has been working for the Government of the Northwest Territories for over 2 years as a G.I.S. Officer.…

Women in Canadian Surveying

GoGeomatics Canada is interviewing Wendy Macisaac of Midwest Surveys Inc. in Calgary, Alberta, about her career and being a female…