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A New Generation of Geomatics Leaders in Canada

The GoGeomatics Canada Group leaders are an integral and important part of the Canadian geomatics community.  These young men and…

Data BC Portal: iMapBC & Geographic Services

The new Data British Columbia Portal is now open.  Here you are going to find an exciting new set of…

Being a Savvy Tweeter: Following and Followers Part 1

Who should I follow and why? The first lesson I learned when I started my experimental account with my university…

ACLS-AATC Surveyors: Recruiting and Retaining the Best and Brightest

GoGeomatics Canada participated in the Recruiting and Retaining the Best and Brightest workshop at the National Surveyors Conference in Niagara,…

The Mapping & Analysis of Violent Injury in Canadian Cities

After experiencing another Toronto social event thanks to GoGeomatics Canada, I am reminded of how a night out can increase…

The Future Of GIS Scripting? Designing A Functional GIS Using Simplified Coding

  Suppose you could write yourself a working GIS at home, in a very simple language. Would you? In this…

Who is Winning Canadian Geomatics Hearts and Minds on Twitter?

Who is Listening to you on Twitter? If you or your business aren’t on Twitter you might not even realize…

Tara Seitz: A Woman in a Man’s GIS World

Editors Note: This article was written by Tara Seitz but posted under our generic GoGeomatics account.  To learn more about…

Missed Opportunities in Canadian Geomatics: Lessons for the Future?

Jon Murphy knows how to ask some interesting questions – which is perhaps why I like reading what comes out…

Matthew Tait: The Business of Geomatics Engineering

In 2000, I was just finishing a two year stint living in Belgium working on modeling downstream facilities.  Yes, we…

Projections and Coordinate Systems for GIS: A new perspective on old ideas.

Projections and Coordinate Systems for GIS:  A new perspective on old ideas. (Or, GIS Professionals Should Consider That A Lot Of…

The Geospatial Desktop: Open Source Tools

Interest in mapping is on the rise, as evidenced by services such as Google Earth, Virtual Earth, MapQuest, and any…