Ecology

May 16: Thunder Bay GoGeomatics Speaker: Rob Rempel – Research Scientist MNRF

You are cordially invited to our fun free event geomatics networking event on May 16th.  Tuesday, May 16, 2017 –…

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…

Literary Peregrinations: Geographers as Explorers

While I was reading Andrea Wulf’s “The Invention of Nature. Alexander von Humboldt’s New World”. I noted a comment on…

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…

The Accidental Geographer: Thoughts on Coming Home

My friend, Edward, directed me towards the Internet and the podcast website entitled ‘The Accidental Geographer’. Edward, in his version…

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…

Elephants, Tigers and Bears: Edmonton January Social

Elephants and Tigers and Bears! Oh My. Flying Monkeys! Seriously. Come out to the Edmonton January Social January 21 at…

BCIT Program Has the GIS Talent You Need

The BCIT GIS department has been graduating students for 25+ years.  Our students come from BC, but as well, across…

Finding Common Ground: CGCRT & GeoAlliance Canada

The full title of Ted Chamberlin’s 2003 book is ‘If this is your land, where are your stories ? Finding…

Story Mapping: Haida Gwaii

In my previous blog “Storytelling: Haida Gwaii,” I referenced the Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia’s (GANS) mentoring program between myself…

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…