annapolis

A Shared Vision

Every year, a small team of Esri staff come to COGS to recruit new talent. As part of the interview…

Dr Robert Maher on Geoliteracy: ‘Think global, act local’

This month (October) Digital Earth 2015 (DE2015) was held in Halifax. There were a number of keynote presentations, including those…

Ground Truthing

In the world of Remote Sensing, one of the key concepts is ground truthing. This has both a positional component,…

Geography Education: First Thoughts from Haida Gwaii

One of the joys of leaving your residence on one coast (Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia) and moving to a new…

Geography Education: The Map is Not the App

David Lepage, in his blog for Axiom News, expresses concern for “the map is not the territory” in a community…

The Changing Face of Geography: Learning Opportunitites

This article is a companion piece to the September 23rd article “The Changing Face of Geomatics: Learning Opportunities,” which focused…

COGS & PCI Geomatics Education Initiative

RICHMOND HILL, Ontario, Canada—April 30, 2014: PCI Geomatics, a world-leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, as…

COGS: Terrestrial LiDAR vs Photogrammetry in 3D Model Creation – Stage One

By Peter Willis (www.making-remote-sense.tumblr.com) Considering the speed at which the UAV industry seems to be flying these days, three Remote Sensing…

Relocation of the Historic Charles Morris Building

Reprinted from the Ontario Professional Surveyor, Volume 56, No. 2, Spring 2013 Charles Morris was a captain in the Massachusetts…

The Myth of COGS

When Jonathan Murphy mentioned to me ‘the myth of COGS’ as a topic of conversation in Ottawa I agreed to…

Thinking about GIS or Whatever Happened to the Geography Teacher

(This title borrows from Tomlinson’s book of the same name, as well as a new book by Donald Savoie ‘…

Are you a COGS Graduate?

Dr. Bob Maher has started to research ‘the story of COGS’. This is a personal project for Bob and his…