GeoIgnite 2020 is a GO!

Canada’s highly successful national geospatial event, GEOIGNITE, will be held June 22nd to June 24th, 2020 at the Ottawa Conference and Event…

CANADA’S NATIONAL ELEVATION DATA STRATEGY UPDATE

November 2019 HRDEM FOR THE ENTIRE CANADIAN ARCTIC! In August, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) made available a new release of the High…

7th Annual CRSS & GoGeomatics Ottawa Christmas Party: Dec 18th, 2019

It’s been seven years since GoGeomatics and the Canadian Remote Sensing Society (CRSS) teamed up to hold a holiday social…

Hacking to liberate RADARSAT-1 data

How four individuals came together at the recent Ottawa Space Apps Challenge to create intuitive access to the RADARSAT-1 Catalog…

Open Geospatial Consortium bestows Gardels Award to Linda van den Brink

At the November meeting of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Technical Committee in Toulouse, France, Linda van den Brink received…

Murrium standing outside Github headquarters.

A Canadian GIS Technician Story: Attending FreeCodeCamp hackathon on crutches

I flew out to San Francisco to attend a hackathon led by FreeCodeCamp whose syllabus I had been pursuing in…

CubeWerx releases new tools for geospatial analytics

CubeWerx, a leader in providing advanced geospatial web services for data providers announced the release of CubeWerx Analytics – complete…

My Bookcase: The Geography of Canada

It’s been three years since I wrote up my top ten list geography books in a post called 50 Years…