Technology

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for November 13th: NRCan and OGC; RASC; Concordia University; Canada’s Commemorative Map; IN-FLIGHT Data

NRCan becomes OGC strategic member GeoConnections of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) has upgraded to the highest level of membership—strategic member—in…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for November 5th: What the District; World Cities Day; Japanese satellite Ibuki-2; geomarketing; Geospatial Data Act

Using Maps to Visualize Gerrymandering in the age of Trump The ACLU’s “What the District?!” map allows users to trace…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for October 29th: Petawawa Research Forest; exactEarth; Jeff McKenna; Evergreen; Toronto’s geographic history

Tracking climate change with LiDAR Donna Kirkwood, the chief scientist at Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), marked the 100-year anniversary of…

How does modern tech fit in geomatics?

New technologies emerge all the time with lightning speed, but not all industries are equal in their rate of adopting…

Canada’s RADARSAT Constellation launch delayed

The launch of the Canadian Earth observation satellites (known collectively as the RADARSAT Constellation) has been delayed until February 2019.…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for October 23rd: GIS market growth; Huawei; Argentine satellite; unmanned aerial systems; CNBC 100 Upstarts

GIS is transforming key industries The geospatial data market is expected to grow to $73.9 billion by 2021, benefitting seven…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for October 16th: #DontLetGoCanada; Australia + UK + Canadian Space Agency; Fogo Island; Alberta UAVs; Climate change impacts Atlantic Canada

Join #Don’tLetGoCanada to preserve our space legacy!  Canada has long been a leader in space robotics and science, Earth observation,…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for October 9th: Geospatial Data Act; cloud computing; security; NASA tests satellites; blockchain

A federal act to streamline geospatial data The USA recently passed Geospatial Data Act is expected to streamline federal government…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for October 1st: Canadian Space Agency; Orbital Insight; Geotab; Elevate Tech Fest

Canada shoots for the moon The Canadian Space Agency is preparing to contribute to future space missions by calling on…

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…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for September 25th: Geospatial cloud; UK satellites; Geo Week; drone technology; AI dam repair projects

Where are the Geospatial clouds?  Will Cadell of Sparkgeo is often asked about geospatial platforms. Clouds are a great low…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for September 17th: LiDAR; Maxar Technology; Melting at Lowell Glacier; National Road Network

A Canadian Company joins the Lidar Race LiDar is the biggest technological barrier to autonomous vehicles becoming available to consumers.…

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