British Columbia

Searching for BCIT GIS Practicum & Project Sponsors 2021/2022

What is the sponsorship program about? Mike Hill, the GIS Program Head of BCIT, is searching for potential partners to…

Canadian Wildfire Mapping Resources 2021 Fire Season

Western Canada has been experiencing extreme fire conditions following an intense heatwave since late June. According to BC Wildfire Service,…

Canadian Geospatial Briefing July 19th, Drone spraying research promising; B.C. wildfire map; Manitoba Infrastructure Projects Map; N.B. COVID dashboard; New database of P.E.I. trails maps

Drone spraying research promising Drone spraying would be ideal for touch-ups and misses in a field after a large sprayer…

Post-Wildfire Landscape Metrics & Transition Characteristics in Cariboo Regional District, 2017

The summer of 2017 marked one of the worst fire seasons in British Columbia’s history. By October, wildfires had covered…

COVID-19: Supporting Kamloops, BC businesses using Story Maps

In the middle of March 2020, COVID-19 pandemic leads to social distancing rules in Canada. Public areas such as restaurants…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for June 15th: Canadian Drone delivery solution; City of Montreal open data; Tagged leatherback sea turtles; Endangered Fish in BC

Drone company will convey COVID-19 medical equipment to First Nation Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) will transport COVID-19 medical products using…

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…

Hatfield releases R-BAM algorithm to all Canadian wildfire agencies

The Rapid Burned Area Mapping (R-BAM) technology was developed over the last three years by Hatfield Consultants and aims to…

Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers (WDCAG) Conference

We acknowledge and respect the Lekwungen-speaking peoples on whose traditional territory the University of Victoria stands, and the Songhees, Esquimalt, and …

The New Innovative Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management (MGEM) Program at UBC

This installment of our ongoing series on GIS and education in Canada features GoGeomatics talking to Dr. Trevor Jones, the…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for August 20th: Black Widow Spiders; Sidewalk Labs; BC Wildfires; Back to School Socials

Map of Black Widow Expansion into Canada Scientists are finding evidence of poisonous Black Widow Spiders appearing farther north than…

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