Technology

“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…

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…