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Top Ten Climate Change Maps and GIS Applications

Awareness for climate change has been steadily increasing ever since the Green Revolution in the 1960s. There is a plethora…

Tim Webster and his Applied Geomatics Research Group (AGRG) team in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Tim Webster: Interview about Past, Present, & Future: Applied Geomatics Research Group

Dr. Tim Webster, is a renowned research scientist with the Applied Geomatics Research Group (AGRG) in Middleton, Nova Scotia. He is…

Esri Canada Community Maps Program: Why more communities need to take advantage of this

The Community Maps Program (CMP) was introduced by Esri Canada in 2009 allowing organizations to share and host geographic data. …

UBC Unveils New Masters of Geomatics for Environmental Management

The UBC Faculty of Forestry is excited to announce that the official approval of the Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management…

Geospatial Earth Observation Using Blimps, Balloons and Kites

These days drones are all the rage. Nevertheless, there are other ways to collect data from the sky! Blimps, balloons and kites…

Software Development – The Key to Ecere’s Success

It is rare to learn of a GIS company in which much R&D is done up front to create the…

The Integrated Cadastral Information (ICI) Society and ParcelMap BC

This is the first of two articles on the release of ParcelMap BC Data, which we see as a significant…

Upgrade your Geospatial Skills: leveraging the power of MOOCs

What I want to share with you are some resources related to something called Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) where…

Making is Connecting: the social meaning of creativity

I spent Christmas in Sydney, Cape Breton. While there, I had the time to read David Gauntlett’s book ‘Making is Connecting’.…

The Future of GIS Software? QGIS A Popular Open-Source GIS for the Masses

In today’s geomatics society, ArcGIS, developed by Esri, is a giant and dominates the GIS software market. However, there are…

Canadian Geomatics Innovation: Ecere Develops a Next Generation GIS

Not many companies undertake the ambitious goal of creating a new geospatial software suite from scratch. Ecere, a Canadian company…

Planning an Enterprise GIS from the Bottom Up

You might be an observant professional in a department that uses GIS. Your organization may be large and have many…