Technology

How Pokémon Go can encourage a love of outdoors … and family …

In a prior piece, Jonathan Murphy pointed out that fun and geospatial awareness can go together through a game. I…

University of Victoria Hosts Advanced Spatial Analysis Course

Is neighbourhood socioeconomic status associated with pediatric and childhood injuries? Are such injuries clustered in space? How can I model…

The Most Fun You’ve had with Geomatics: ‘Pokémon Go’ Comes to Canada

The geospatial community has been “abuzz” since a game called called “Pokémon Go” landed on cell phones in Australia and…

Making a Crow Attack Web Page With Open Source GIS Tools

Of all the pleasant events that happen in spring, crow attacks rank at the bottom of the pile. Crows become…

Transport Canada updates Canadian UAV Stakeholders

GoGeomatics got an interesting email this week about the proposed regulatory framework regarding UAVs from Transport Canada.  It’s really an…

Calgary 2015 GoGeomatics Social

Getting Ready for the 2016 GoGeomatics Back to School Socials

The GoGeomatics Canada Community had a terrific set of socials last season.  We get together each month over drinks, from…

Thinking About Geomatics: How to Find the Right Device for Data Collection

Finding the right device for data collection I was at CNAM recently and a number of discussions reminded me of…

NetCDF: a growing standard for encoding georeferenced data in binary form

Recently, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has announced an extension to the OGC CF-netCDF 3.0 encoding standard that specifies how…

GoGeomatics Goes to East Africa: New Markets for Canadian Technologies

  Jambo from Nairobi, Kenya!   I,  Jon Murphy – GoGeomatic’s intrepid Managing Director, am in Kenya having a look…

Putting Map Making Back Into the Hands of the Community

On April 7th, I attended the community mapping showcase at the NSCC Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS). This project is…

SNRC: UAV Integration Highly Valued in Canadian Marketplace

Due to a foreseeable increase in the demand for UAV acquired aerial imagery in resource management, various firms are already…

Paul Barker: What is Web GIS? Exploring the ‘new’ GIS

GIS has always been an integral part of forward thinking organizations. However, it has long struggled to break out of…