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A Refreshing Approach to Geomatics

The conference committee of the GIM International Summit has announced a refreshing list of inspiring and original speakers who will…

Hexagon takes top Honors in the Wichmann Innovations Award at INTERGEO 2015

Hexagon, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications, recently…

Governments of Canada and Manitoba invest in building state-of-the-art Churchill Marine Observatory

Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and Minister responsible for Manitoba, and Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger visited…

Open Data Portals and Geomatics: The Polar Data Catalogue

The growing interest in providing open data access has long been integrated into the field of Geomatics. However, the use…

GeoDecisions’ GeoILS Intelligent Location Server Used to Track Icebergs

A Canadian expedition team used GeoDecisions’ GeoILS® platform to help track icebergs during a voyage to better understand how icebergs…

Storytelling: Haida Gwaii

Haida Gwaii is a rich source for stories. There are many perspectives and many different formats. In the Haida culture…

Vancouver Island University GIS Students Take on Real-World Issues with Esri’s Software Suite

Students don’t need to be located in Nanaimo, British Columbia to get a post-graduate diploma in GIS applications from Vancouver…

UN General Assembly urges sharing of geospatial data to benefit people and planet

New York – The science that supports the precise pinpointing of people and places should be shared more widely, according…

Geography Education: First Thoughts from Haida Gwaii

One of the joys of leaving your residence on one coast (Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia) and moving to a new…

Geography Education: Changing Scale and Viewpoint

In England, as a teenager, we used to conduct ‘table top’ car rallies, using the 1 inch to 1 mile…

McGill Geography Researchers Map Global Impact of Dams

When dams are built they have an impact not only on the flow of water in the river, but also…

GoGeomatics Asks about CCOG

The Canadian Council on Geomatics (CCOG) has been around for over 40 years. Despite that, many people in geomatics aren’t…