Technology

Relying on Technology for EMS in Canada – Pros and Cons

New Years is a time to reminisce about the past year and compile your thoughts. What better way to do…

GoGeomatics Awarded Contract: Maintenance of Canada’s Largest Enterprise GIS

‘Twas the week before Christmas and GoGeomatics has been called in to assist one of the largest non-profit clients in…

Lynn Moorman: Finding the Way with Geo-Literacy

At first glance, navigating the world has never been easier. Getting from Point A to Point B is a snap;…

Why Free Open Source Software?

The Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) model provides interacting tools, plugs ins and processes with which Geospatial Analyst (GA)…

Extraterrestrial Geomatics: An interview with Dr. Nancy McKeown

I recently interviewed Dr. Nancy McKeown, who in 2010, gave a talk at the SETI Institute entitled: What Clays Can…

“Bands” Around Edges Of Polygons – ArcGIS Online Tip

The essence of this article is: preparing a thick border around polygons for display on ArcGIS Online (but also in…

Trends and Opportunities: the Geospatial Dispora

If you are reading this, more likely than not, you’re interested in all things geospatial. The vast majority of the…

Surveyors

November is Surveying and CAD on GoGeomatics

The month of November is going to be focused on topics in surveying and CAD in the Canadian geomatics industry.…

Microsoft Beta Testing Laserless Point Clouds

Microsoft Launches Beta Testing Program to Achieve Laserless Point Clouds In July 2012 Microsoft announced the launch of its beta…

Canada’s Arctic: Spatial Info/Geotech Opportunity

Canada’s north has always been a challenge to those living there and to geoscience professionals alike. The sheer size of…

Anything New in the World of Mapping APIs?

Last week was a big week in the web and mobile mapping world on at least two fronts. First, Amazon…

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…