Ecology

GIS Day 2014 at Carleton University – in Pictures

GoGeomatics celebrated GIS Day yesterday at Carleton University in Ottawa, part of the worldwide GIS Day celebrations. We would like…

Environmental GIS – City of Toronto Light Pollution Initiative

Nathan Heazlewood, in one of his recent articles, urges us Geomatics practitioners to be proud of the Geospatial profession. GIS…

Relocation of the Historic Charles Morris Building

Reprinted from the Ontario Professional Surveyor, Volume 56, No. 2, Spring 2013 Charles Morris was a captain in the Massachusetts…

UAV Mapping

Canadian UAV Company Maps Forest Fire Damage in Alberta

Industry and public awareness for commercial applications of UAV technology has increased significantly in Canada and throughout North America. Initially…

Original map by John Snow showing the clusters of cholera cases in the London epidemic of 1854

Looking Back at my First Year, GIS & Geographic Analysis at Ryerson University

After successfully completing my first year at Ryerson University in Toronto, I wanted to share some thoughts about my experiences.…

Updated 2013 Canadian Geomatics Conferences & Events: GIS, Remote Sensing, Surveying

We decided to update our list of events and conferences that might be of interest to the geomatics community for…

Thinking Canadian: What is the Power of GIS?

        What is the power of GIS? What we have to do is separate GIS from software…

Debunking Dust Bowl Dogma

Required reading in numerous U.S. history survey courses, it is the consummate tale of human folly: the Dust Bowl. The…

Spatial Ecologist and GIS Manager

Ted Elliot of LGL Limited environmental research associates helps to better explain and define what a Spatial Ecologist and GIS Manager’s role could be. A key to LGL’s success has been the stability of the company, resulting in low staff turnover. Several staff members have been with LGL for 30 years or more. This experience enables LGL to complete assignments efficiently, on time, and within budget, and with a high degree of scientific competence.