Technology

Canadian Wildfire Mapping Resources 2021 Fire Season

Western Canada has been experiencing extreme fire conditions following an intense heatwave since late June. According to BC Wildfire Service,…

Disaster Management Made Difficult by the Pandemic – Drones to the Rescue!

Natural disasters, to say the least, have jeopardized the livelihood of millions, and the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are not…

A History of Everest Mapping

As awe inspiring as the mountain is, so are the maps. Mount Everest is often considered “a symbol of something…

GoodScore.City: Comparing the Environmental Health of Canada’s Downtown Cores

The Canadian Urban Environmental Health Research Consortium (CANUE) is a group dedicated to understanding urban living and its impacts on…

Canadian Geospatial Briefing July 19th, Drone spraying research promising; B.C. wildfire map; Manitoba Infrastructure Projects Map; N.B. COVID dashboard; New database of P.E.I. trails maps

Drone spraying research promising Drone spraying would be ideal for touch-ups and misses in a field after a large sprayer…

MDA continues to put Canada on the world’s radar for space exploration

Recently, there has been more exciting news when it comes to space exploration in the Canadian context. The Canadarm3 will…

Self-driving Vehicles Are Closer Than They Appear

Waymo is a fully autonomous car created by Google. Waymo One is a ride-hailing service that is currently running in…

Ultra-Wideband’s Edge for Indoor Navigation and Positioning

Can UWB technology yield sub-centimeter positions indoors? Yes, and there are many more applications as well. We examine this Alternate…

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