CGDI

Meeting the GIS & Geomatics Scientists, Specialists and Managers at the CCMEO

The Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation (CCMEO) is the Government of Canada’s centre of excellence for geomatics, mapping…

Take our Leadership Survey: In 2018 Canada dropped from 4th to 7th on Global Geospatial Readiness Index

Quite of few Canadian geomatics specialists have been scratching our heads since news broke that Canada dropped 3 spots on…

Take the Survey: Dutch students study Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI)

Last week I saw a tweet that caught my attention from Europe.  Four students taking the Geographical information management and…

Do You Care about Spatial Data and Canada’s Geospatial Data Infrastructure? If so take this survey

Here’s your chance to express your needs and priorities around geospatial data and spatial data infrastructure, and help shape future…

A List of Geospatial Open Data Resources in Canada

Recently, I read an article about the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) that seeks to explain why the CGDI, among many…

Easy Access to Data: The CGDI Initiative

The Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) is an initiative of Natural Resources Canada that began in 2001. The CGDI does…

CCMEO: GeoConnections Funding Geomatics Projects for 2016-2018

For this announcement, GeoConnections is focusing funding towards projects that address the following themes:     -Innovative adoption and further development…

Canada Takes Part: Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure Meets in Anchorage

The Arctic SDI Board, which includes mapping executives from Canada, Kingdom of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the…

A Geomatics Sector that Spatially Enables a Geospatial Community – A Team Canada Perspective

by Ed Kennedy and Evert Kenk. Is there value in formalizing definitions for both the Geomatics Sector and Geospatial Community…

All the Geomatics Acronyms You Wanted to Know but were Too Afraid to Ask

Here in Canada, there are many geomatics acronyms that get tossed around. During the recent “Team Canada” event that the…

An Evening with NRCan & GeoConnections: Ottawa GoGeomatics Social April 25th

Corrina Vester, Canadian Geo-Secretariat Coordinator at National Resource Canada, and Ann Martin, the Director of National Resource Canada’s GeoConnections* program,…

VGI Data

VGI: the Wild West of Data and GIS

In recent years, high–resolution spaceborne imagery (HRSI), up to 50cm spatial resolution, has become readily available for no cost using…