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CANMAP, and SHIFTing gears at COGS

At the end of last month, John Wian hosted the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the CANMAP Research Institute in…

Event Recap: The 2017 Canadian Surveyors Conference in Ottawa

On March 1st and 2nd land surveyor professionals, as well as industry exhibitors, headed to Ottawa for the 2017 Canadian…

Annapolis Community Mapping April 13 at COGS

1866: a twenty three year old blacksmith from rural Annapolis County who  could neither read nor write. 1888: a five…

Canadian Hydrographic & National Surveyors Conferences: 2018 Victoria, BC: March 26-29

2018 Canadian Hydrographic & National Surveyors Conferences  March 26-29, 2018, Victoria B.C. Sponsor and Exhibitor Registration is now opened.  You…

URISA BC: Vancouver Call for Presentations on GIS Trends in Community Engagement

Call for Presentations Following the success of our December event, the URISA BC Executive Team is busy planning our next…

Nominations for GIS Science Award: GIScience Study Group CAG – ACG

GIScience Excellence Award Offered and adjudicated by the GIScience Study Group  Annual nominations are due by midnight of 15 April…

Free Webinar March 15th: NRCan, OGC, & USGS Arctic Spatial Data Pilot Demonstration

The Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation invites you to attend the Arctic Spatial Data Pilot Demonstration Webinar. Managed and…

Top Ten Climate Change Maps and GIS Applications

Awareness for climate change has been steadily increasing ever since the Green Revolution in the 1960s. There is a plethora…

Tim Webster and his Applied Geomatics Research Group (AGRG) team in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Tim Webster: Interview about Past, Present, & Future: Applied Geomatics Research Group

Dr. Tim Webster, is a renowned research scientist with the Applied Geomatics Research Group (AGRG) in Middleton, Nova Scotia. He is…

High Resolution Mapping Along the Coastal Zone Workshop

Event Recap: COGS & CIG & GANS Cooperate for Mapping Workshop

The Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG) Nova Scotia Branch and the Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia (GANS), two regional professional organizations that foster the application of geographic information within the geomatics sector recently collaborated to host a high resolution mapping workshop at the Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia.

UBC Unveils New Masters of Geomatics for Environmental Management

The UBC Faculty of Forestry is excited to announce that the official approval of the Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management…

Upgrade your Geospatial Skills: leveraging the power of MOOCs

What I want to share with you are some resources related to something called Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) where…