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Community Map of Canada by Esri Canada

The Community Map of Canada is a basemap of Canada built from authoritative data, collected closest to source and updated…

GeoIgnite 2020 Video, closing Keynote: Making earth observation (EO) intelligence available to the decision-makers that drive our future – June McAlarey, CEO PCI Geomatics

GeoIgnite is Canada’s national geospatial conference hosted by GoGeomatics Canada GeoIgnite was held online via Zoom from July 22nd to…

SkyWatch: Canada are they on your RADAR?

Two recent pieces discussed the earth observation company SkyWatch and their recent financing which has enabled the exponential growth of…

GeoIgnite 2020 Video: Deploy Solutions Space Social: Nick Kellet & Kevin Jones

GeoIgnite is Canada’s national geospatial conference hosted by GoGeomatics Canada. GeoIgnite was held online via Zoom from July 22nd to…

Canadian Geospatial Briefing for November 9th: McMaster historical map conservation; Underwater acoustic gliders for whale detection; New satellites to track space debris; Microsoft Azure powers regenerative agriculture; Multi-parties’ drone research; Driverless shuttles take road tests

Newly conserved rare map provides unique snapshot of life in 19th century Ontario https://brighterworld.mcmaster.ca/articles/newly-conserved-rare-map-provides-vivid-snapshot-of-life-in-19th-century-ontario/ McMaster University Library’s Preservation Lab conservators…

GeoIgnite 2020 Video: Deploy Solutions talk: New Horizons in Space Apps

Session: Deploy Solutions talk: New Horizons in Space Apps Development Session date: July 24, 2020. Speaker: Nicholas Kellett, Founder and CEO of…

International Geospatial Briefing for November 2nd: Scottish Geospatial Network Integrator; Tracking Banana diseases using aerial imagery; Lidar data for faster building engineering and architecture; China’s 31st launch of 2020

New support to grow Scottish geospatial sector Although Scotland location-based sector is thriving, Scottish Enterprise’s research has revealed that further…

World View Legion

GeoIgnite 2020 Video: Happy Hour – Legion, Maxar’s Next Constellation

Day 1 of GeoIgnite 2020 was packed with lot of interesting content. There could have been nothing better than a…

Global Positioning System (GPS): How does it Work?

I recently read about the delay of China’s BeiDou mission and how, instead, China chose to launch a fifth satellite…

Why are they wearing those GPS vests during a football game? — GI-technology in modern-day soccer

Geographic information technology has been used to answer questions of locations. Where are the sewer lines? How close is the…

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