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Feb 7-8: Two Day Workshop on High Resolution Mapping Along Coastal Zones

The coastal zone, that dynamic geographic region where the interaction of the sea and land occurs, is vital to the…

How to Start Your Career in GIS

You are reaching the point of your life where you are finishing up your last year of college or university…

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)…

Contrasting: GIS & Geomatics Education in Canada and China

I have studied Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in both Canada and China. Last summer I completed my master in geography at…

Easy Access to Data: The CGDI Initiative

The Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) is an initiative of Natural Resources Canada that began in 2001. The CGDI does…

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Ten Online GIS Programs in Canada

After completing an undergraduate degree in 2015, (Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Toronto) I needed to determine…

Altus Geomatics’ Contributions to Fallsview Construction Helped to Create World-Class Canadian Casino

When construction began on Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort in 2001, the spectacular natural surroundings belied a particularly difficult problem for…

DigitalGlobe’s Basemap Suite Expands: 250 Million Square Kilometers of 30 cm Imagery

DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), the global leader in Earth imagery and information about our changing planet, today announced that its…

UAVs in Canada – Key Exposures to Loss and Ways to Protect Yourself

This article was written by Mark Sampson for the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors. Mark’s contact details are at the…

Conference: Where Geomatics Meets GeoScience

With now only one month to go until the 2nd Virtual Geoscience Conference (VGC 2016) takes place in Bergen, Norway,…

GIS Health Studies: Conduct Spatial Exposure Assessments

Interested in how to conduct different types of spatial exposure assessments for air pollution or other exposures to a population? …

Canadian GIS Ambassador Program: Interview with Brent Hall, Director of Education & Research at Esri Canada

Interview with Brent Hall, Director of Education and Research at Esri Canada and, along with his staff, the initiator of…