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Ten Online GIS Programs in Canada

After completing an undergraduate degree in 2015, (Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Toronto) I needed to determine…

What are the Top Programming Languages in the GIS World?

Image source: www.tiobe.com Every now and again we hear about the importance of programming for Geographic Information Systems(GIS) professionals, that…

QGIS & WorldClim: Using Zonal Statistics to Map Temperature Patterns

There has never been a time in the history of GIS when so much free, high quality data has been…

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…

Earth Observation Represents a $43 Billion Opportunity Over Next 10 Years

NSR’s Satellite-Based Earth Observation (EO), 8th Edition report, released yesterday, projects data, value-added services, information products, and big data analytics…

New Canadian GoGeomatics Group Launched in Peterborough Ontario

GoGeomatics Canada would like to announce Peterborough, Ontario has been added to our growing list of cross-country GoGeomatics Socials! We…

Canadian Institute of Geomatics Expands Executive Team with New VP Dr Brent Hall

Ottawa, August 16, 2016 – The Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG), the largest and most influential geospatial knowledge network in…

GIS Certification: The Canadian Institute of Geomatics Certification Program

One of the GIS Certifications available to Canadians specifically is the Certified Geomatics Specialist certification available from the Canadian Institute…

Part 2: Preparing for the Esri Desktop Associate Exam

Last month in Part 1 of my series I shared my reasoning on why I wanted to try for the…

Low-cost Feature-Rich RTK Receiver

SkyTraq Technology, a Taiwanese GNSS positioning technology company, introduces S2525F8-RTK, a low-cost, low-power, single frequency RTK receiver for applications requiring…

Professional Certification: Population Health Data Analysis in British Columbia

Population health research is inherently interdisciplinary, multifaceted and firmly rooted in the evolving connections between place, time and related socioeconomic…

Location Encoding Systems – Could geographic coordinates be replaced and at what cost?

Geocoding is the process of converting a street address into a physical location that can be described with a pair…