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Perspective is everything: The St. John’s Declaration & Geographic Education

I am a retired geographic educator. I am a geographer. I understand GIS. Or should I say I LOVE Geomatics?…

PlanetSAT 15 L8: the new up-to-date, homogeneous and natural colour imagery base map with 15-meter resolution.

The French company PlanetObserver, specialized in imagery base map production for more than 25 years, announced the coverage of more…

Web Mercator: the de facto standard, the controversy, and the opportunity

Four hundred and fifty years ago, the Flemish geographer and cartographer Gerardus Mercator presented the most popular map projection ever.…

Montreal: AeroVironment Chooses SimActive’s Correlator3D™

Montreal, Canada, September 22nd, 2015 – SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce that AeroVironment…

New Online Publication: Drone Coalition

An exciting new online publication, Drone Coalition, launched in conjunction with the InterDrone 2015 Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas,…

SimActive Announces Correlator3DTM Version 6.2

Montreal, Canada, September 1st, 2015 – SimActive Inc., a world-leading developer of photogrammetry software, is pleased to announce Correlator3D™ version…

2005-2015: Ten Years with Google Maps

In February 2005, Google Maps was launched as a desktop web mapping service. A few months later, in June 2005,…

BCIT Program Has the GIS Talent You Need

The BCIT GIS department has been graduating students for 25+ years.  Our students come from BC, but as well, across…

Finding Common Ground: CGCRT & GeoAlliance Canada

The full title of Ted Chamberlin’s 2003 book is ‘If this is your land, where are your stories ? Finding…

Quebec Launches new FOSS4G GIS called IGO

IGO (for Open GIS Infrastructure) is a Free Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) developed by organisations in the government…

Global Commercial Drone Market to Reach $2.07 Billion by 2022

The global commercial drone market size is expected to reach USD 2.07 billion by 2022, according to a new report…

New Book: Web Mapping and Geospatial Web Services

It is with great pleasure that I want to introduce a new Web Mapping and Geospatial textbook to the Canadian geomatics…