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OGC seeks sponsors for disaster-related geographic pilot

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is seeking additional sponsors to support the OGC DisastersPilot. Current sponsors include Federal Geographic Data…

Geomatics Web Services Used in Recent Quebec Floods

Editors note: This article has been jointly written by Nicolas Gignac and Serge Legaré from the Ministry of Public Safety…

Master’s Thesis Student Recruitment: Amphibious Housing in Vietnam

University of Waterloo searching Funded Master’s (MA or MES) research project Dr. Carrie Mitchell (UW-Planning) and Dr. Brent Doberstein (UW-Geography…

Toronto & Calgary: Federal Floodplain Mapping Workshop March 28th & 30th

The Federal Floodplain Mapping Guidelines workshop, hosted by Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) on behalf of the Government of Canada,…

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.

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)…

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,…

Drone World Expo Conference Program Will Provide a Road Map for Commercial Drone Solutions

A world-class conference program and several new educational and networking features will take place at the 2nd annual Drone World…

Global GIS Market to Grow Steadily at a CAGR of More Than 10% by 2020

Technavios market research analyst predicts the global GIS market to grow steadily at a CAGR of more than 10% by…

PCI Geomatics User Group Meeting Shows Promising New Features and Dedication to Customers

On February 4th, PCI Geomatics held their Annual User Group Meeting in Ottawa, Ontario. There was a high turnout, with…

Open Data, Open Source, Open Possibilities

Back in 2006 I (Jim) was a student at BCIT and a Vancouver resident, eager to obtain some local data…

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…