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2019-2020 Back to School Socials in Pictures – Thank you Sponsors & Participants!

The 6th annual GoGeomatics 2019 Back to School Socials have been a tremendous success.  After coming off the success of…

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.

CANMAP, and SHIFTing gears at COGS

At the end of last month, John Wian hosted the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the CANMAP Research Institute in…

My COGS GIS Education, Part II

In my first article, I introduced the how and why I chose to attend COGS from the fall of 2014…

My COGS GIS Education

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

High Resolution Mapping Along the Coastal Zone Workshop

Event Recap: COGS & CIG & GANS Cooperate for Mapping Workshop

The Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG) Nova Scotia Branch and the Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia (GANS), two regional professional organizations that foster the application of geographic information within the geomatics sector recently collaborated to host a high resolution mapping workshop at the Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia.

Canadian Geography & Geo-Literacy: The GeoNiagara Radio Show is on the air

The GeoNiagara Radio Show seeks to engage and inform educators, students and the broader community about the relevance and importance…

Software Development – The Key to Ecere’s Success

It is rare to learn of a GIS company in which much R&D is done up front to create the…

Graph Databases – Recent development in Neo4j may help accommodate the Geospatial Community

Graph Databases and GIS & Technology (GIS&T) In the era of big data, graph databases are becoming very popular as…

Making is Connecting: the social meaning of creativity

I spent Christmas in Sydney, Cape Breton. While there, I had the time to read David Gauntlett’s book ‘Making is Connecting’.…

GIS in Public Health: Kingston GoGeomatics Social Thursday, January 19

Free GIS & Public Health  Talk in Kingston Thursday, January 19, 2017 6:00 PM Sir John A Public House 343…

Interview with Ted Mackinnon: Promoting Canadian GIS & Geomatics on Twitter

GoGeomatics has been actively using Twitter to reach out to the geospatial community since 2009. We have written and hosted…

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