Technology

The Ottawa Tree Canopy Cover Mapping Project

The City of Ottawa Official Plan set a target of 30% tree canopy cover for the entire city. To the…

Thinking Canadian: What is the Power of GIS?

        What is the power of GIS? What we have to do is separate GIS from software…

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…

Kincardine to Ottawa, Ontario Drive: Testing Google Earth vs. ArcGIS 10 GPS Capabilities

I had just finished a trip in Kincardine, Ontario and was preparing for the upcoming eight-hour long drive back to…

Measuring Tree Canopy Cover in an Urban Environment

To properly and effectively design and manage the city’s tree canopy it is important to quantify the amount and composition…

Out of Place — An Introduction

I know things that others don’t, I feel things that others can’t And yet its not part of this time…