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VGI Data

VGI: the Wild West of Data and GIS

In recent years, high–resolution spaceborne imagery (HRSI), up to 50cm spatial resolution, has become readily available for no cost using…

Lidar / GPS Terrain Modelling for Ice Jam Emergency Response

Prince George BC: Lidar / GPS Terrain Modelling for Ice Jam Emergency Response

Unprecedented ice jams led to extensive flooding in Prince George as temperatures dipped to record lows in the winter of…

What is Geomatics? A Gallery by the Alberta Geomatics Group

Geomatics… What is it? Who uses it? How does it relate to the public? These are questions that the Alberta…

BC Forest GIS & Geomatics

GaiaStudio Software Inc. Simulating BC Forest Growth on the Cloud

As climate change and managing our environment responsibly become larger topics in industry, the media, and to everyday people, sustainable…

DMTI Spatial has been acquired by Neopost

DMTI Spatial, Canada’s leading source of location intelligence and address data announced last week that it has been acquired by…

Geomatics & Hockey – Only in Canada

This time of year there is no shortage of magazines and web sites devoting space to articles on hockey. There…

COGS: Terrestrial LiDAR vs Photogrammetry in 3D Model Creation – Stage One

By Peter Willis (www.making-remote-sense.tumblr.com) Considering the speed at which the UAV industry seems to be flying these days, three Remote Sensing…

How Valuable is Geospatial Information in Canada?

There is a strong consensus that geospatial information (GI) has become ubiquitous, but what real value is the use of…

October 1st 2013 Canadian GoGeomatics MERX Report

Here is the October 1st 2013 GoGeomatics MERX Report. Login to see the contracts on MERX Laurentian Channel Ground-truthing Project…

Canadian Geospatial Event: Geomatics Atlantic 2013 Recap

Geomatics Atlantic is a regional conference that switches between the Atlantic Provinces every year, allowing the different geomatics-related professional organizations…

Using Geomatics to Describe our Profession and Industry in Canada

Over forty years, the writer has witnessed a series of transitions and changes in terminology related to changes in the…

MacKinnon Carto2013 Open Data Talk

The Evolution of Canadian Data Collection and Distribution

One thing I am sure that almost anybody in geomatics would agree with is that major components of any geospatial…