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Operational Use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) for Geomatics Applications

Recently, I reviewed a report by the Canadian Council of Geomatics on the use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)…

Predicting the Future of the GIS in Canada

Editors note: This article has been jointly written by Bruce McCormack and Gordon Plunkett. Bios can be found at the…

Contrasting: GIS & Geomatics Education in Canada and China

I have studied Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in both Canada and China. Last summer I completed my master in geography at…

A Tale of Two Communities

After the Atlantic Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG) workshop: Geography Education (previous blog: http://wp.me/p2586i-4xP), I have a renewed enthusiasm for…

Fall Reading in Canada: landscape, language, geography

Last week, I picked up a copy of Robert MacFarlane’s ‘Landmarks’. I had read all of his previous works and…

PCI Geomatics and PrecisionHawk Enter into Long Term Partnership

PCI Geomatics, a world leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, announced today it has entered into…

50 Years a Geographer: My Top Ten books about Geography

In celebration of Geography Week, it seemed like a good idea to issue a challenge: list the top ten books…

MDA signs contracts for RADARSAT-2 information

Richmond, BC – MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (“MDA” or the “Company”) (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company,…

Geography: Thinking About Walking Home

Walking Home is a book by Ken Greenberg on ‘the life and lessons of a city builder’. It describes the…

TECTERRA Funds $4.9 Million for Geomatics Innovation in Canada in 2015-16

TECTERRA Inc. announced it had committed $4.9 million of funds to support the geomatics technology sector in Canada during the…

Pickett and Associates Boosts Surveying Capabilities with the Optech Galaxy

Teledyne Optech is pleased to announce that Pickett and Associates has upgraded their airborne surveying capabilities with the highly advanced…

Putting Map Making Back Into the Hands of the Community

On April 7th, I attended the community mapping showcase at the NSCC Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS). This project is…