cartography

Why are they wearing those GPS vests during a football game? — GI-technology in modern-day soccer

Geographic information technology has been used to answer questions of locations. Where are the sewer lines? How close is the…

GeoIgnite 2020 Video: Cartographic Journeys with the Avenza Platform ~ Nick Burchell – Director- Avenza

Nick Burchell’s GeoIgnite talk ‘Cartographic Journeys with the Avenza Platform’ was one of the best graphically designed, creative, engaging, and well organised presentations at GeoIgnite 2020.

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Five Free and Cheap Ways to Improve Your Geospatial Technology Skills and Learn GIS to Advance Your Career

You don’t have to spend a lot of money or go back to university or college to learn or improve…

Low-cost, less-time, lesser-logistics and high-accuracy mapping with drone-imagery

Highlights There is a tendency to use aerial photographs and digital images as the cartographic product!These pictures are the primary…

Student Opportunities with Canadian Cartographic Association

The Canadian Cartographic Association (CCA) wishes to bring to your attention several opportunities for geospatial students. Every year the CCA announces…

My Bookcase: The Geography of Canada

It’s been three years since I wrote up my top ten list geography books in a post called 50 Years…

Mapbox joins GeoIgnite 2019 as Platinum Sponsor

GeoIgnite 2019 has a new platinum sponsor! Mapbox joins leaders from technology, government and academia in discussing the current and…

COGS Hosts: 43rd Canadian Cartographic Association Conference May 30 – June 1st

Title: Canadian Cartographic Association (CCA) meets at the Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS), Lawrencetown. May 30 – June 1st. For…

What is the Canadian Cartographic Association?

The Canadian Cartographic Association (CCA) was founded in 1975 with the aim to promote interest in maps and cartographic materials, deepen…

How to Lie With Maps Revisited: The Canadian Perspective

I recently returned to Hamilton after five years of teaching at a Washington DC university, taking a paid partial-sabbatical at…

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