cartography

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…

A summary of the 2017 Conference of the Canadian Cartographic Association: “150 Years of Cartography: Past, Present and Future”

The 42nd Annual Conference of the Canadian Cartographic Association was held, May 31st thru June 2nd, at Carleton University. Inspired…

Cartography & Art: Historic and Ancient Maps

As much a science as an art; cartography makes one wonder how the artist or mathematician-cum-geographer captured the most finite…

Event in Pictures: COGS Industry Expo 2017

The College of Geographic Sciences (COGS) held the 2017 COGS Industry Expo on March 23 in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia. COGS…

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