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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…

GIS: Parks Canada Receives Award for Enterprise Approach to Data Management

OTTAWA, Esri Canada User Conference – October 6, 2015 – Parks Canada fosters public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of Canada’s…

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…

Geography Education: Travels to England and Nunavut

Geography education is about understanding our relationship to the world around us. We need to seek out the best examples…

Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs Selects Globalstar GPS Satellite Technology for Groomer Fleet Tracking

Globalstar SmartOne Data Modems Will Be Deployed Across OFSC’s Fleet of 360 Groomers to Provide Reliable Satellite-Based GPS Tracking and…

Indigenous mapping initiatives powered by Google

Indigenous communities across Canada are engaged in intensively mapping their lands, waters, resources and knowledge. These maps have unparalleled importance…

Carleton Researcher Fraser Taylor Releases Interactive Online Arctic Atlas

This new online, interactive atlas,  http://paninuittrails.org/index.html constructed from historical records, accounts, maps, trails and place names and visualized using innovative…

Carleton Researchers Receive Two of the Prestigious 2014 Killam Awards

Distinguished Carleton University researcher Fraser Taylor has received a coveted Killam Prize worth $100,000, the Canada Council for the Arts…

Should we be called geomatics or something else?

In order to determine whether geomatics is the most appropriate term for this field it may be useful to review…

Missed Opportunities in Canadian Geomatics: Lessons for the Future?

Jon Murphy knows how to ask some interesting questions – which is perhaps why I like reading what comes out…

Peggy March: Women in Geospatial Careers – A System Failure

When I considered what to write about women in the geospatial world, from my perspective, I was stymied. I am…

ACCURATE SPATIAL DATA: GIS AND TRAVEL ACCOUNTS

Data acquisition is without a doubt one of the most important processes in the implementation of any GIS. As GIS…