Arctic

MDA extends satellite operations capability through contract award by the Canadian Space Agency

BRAMPTON, ON, Jan. 29, 2021 /CNW/ – MDA today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the Canadian Space Agency…

Pingo

The Mystery and Magic of the Mighty Pingo

Pingo, the name itself got me curious to find out more about it. Not to be confused with Pingu (The…

Further your Geospatial Education with these Online Programs

It’s that time of the year – back to school!  This used to mean physically entering the classroom for most…

Your International Geospatial Briefing for August 31st: Trimble and Totalmobile Awarded HS2; Everest survey succeeds; Underwater heat blob growing in the Arctic; China Launches Beidou; Amazonian Tribe Applies Location Intelligence

Trimble and Totalmobile Awarded HS2 Contract from Civil Engineering Contractor EKFB Trimble and Totalmobile have developed the first cloud-based vehicle…

Successful launch of Canadian RADARSAT Constellation Mission

MDA, a Maxar Technologies company, announced that the three RADARSAT Constellation Mission (RCM) satellites developed by MDA for the Canadian…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for June 25th: Canadian GIS Program Closing; Arctic Coast Guard; Canadian Gov’t and Big Data; Radarsat Satellites; flood imagery; Investing in Canada Plan

Why is Red River College closing its GIS program? “Low Industry and labour market demand and difficulty attracting students” as…

CCMEO’s Elevation Data Revolution: Part 2 – ArcticDEM development

With more than 4 million km² of land above the 60th parallel, Canada has one of the largest Arctic regions…

A Canadian Geographer’s Notes from Nunavut

For the last five years, I have annually had the opportunity to spend time in Iqaluit, Canada’s fastest growing community in Canada’s fastest growing territory or province. On arrival, I check out the selection of new books at Arctic Ventures and the screening of new movies about the North. This year, there was the chance to see John Walker’s Passage and to buy a copy of Darrel Varga’s book of the same name in the Canadian Cinema series.

Google Earth Engine – What is a Data Cube and Why Canadians Should Care

What is a data cube and how is it used for big data analytics?  How does a data cube work…

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