Bob Maher

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.

My COGS GIS Education

What About COGS The Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) is one of the best colleges in Canada for learning GIS. …

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…

LiDAR in Canada: Conversation with Dr. Chris Hopkinson Research Chair Remote Sensing University of Lethbridge

The author Bob Maher (BM) and Chris Hopkinson (CH) both worked as scientists at the Appied Geomatics Reearch Group (AGRG)…

Conversations with Michael Goodchild on Questions of Geography

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Michael Goodchild and talk about his book and Geography.  Michael was…

Local Action & Geomatics: the Gowgaia Institute on Haida Gwaii

This blog is a sequel to last month’s discussion on ‘think global, act local‘. It looks at the the Gowgaia…

The Story of COGS

Editors note:  Dr Maher is writing “The Story of COGS,” and through articles in the GoGeomatics Canada  magazine, like the…

Giving Thanks to Our Job/Event Posters, Sponsors and Article Contributors

GoGeomatics Canada would like to thank the following contributors, sponsors and companies/organizations for their support since the relaunch of our new…

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…

Dave MacLean: GIS Faculty, COGS Advanced Diploma in Geographic Sciences

GoGeomatics Canada is talking to Dave MacLean – a member of the GIS Faculty at the Centre of Geographic Sciences…