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Toronto Police Launch Student Open Data for Change Competition

Chief Mark Saunders and Ryerson University Interim Provost and Vice President Academic Dr. Christopher Evans announced a Public Safety Open…

Countdown to Launch: DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 Earth Imaging Satellite

Final preparations are underway at Lockheed Martin to ship DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 earth imaging satellite to Vandenberg Air Force Base for…

TECTERRA Funds $4.9 Million for Geomatics Innovation in Canada in 2015-16

TECTERRA Inc. announced it had committed $4.9 million of funds to support the geomatics technology sector in Canada during the…

Thinking About Geomatics: How to Find the Right Device for Data Collection

Finding the right device for data collection I was at CNAM recently and a number of discussions reminded me of…

PCI Geomatics Delivers High Volume Production System (GXL) to Skymap Global in Singapore

MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada—May 25, 2016: PCI Geomatics, a world leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, announced…

NetCDF: a growing standard for encoding georeferenced data in binary form

Recently, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has announced an extension to the OGC CF-netCDF 3.0 encoding standard that specifies how…

JMap provides instant access to all of the Canadian railway network’s geospatial data

K2 Geospatial, a leading geospatial software company and the editor of JMap, is pleased to announce the creation of the…

GIS Certification: Esri Certification

Many GIS Certification options exist for Canadian geomatics professionals, including software-specific certifications. One popular software certification is the Technical Certification…

GoGeomatics Coming to Kelowna, BC

As a former Burnaby resident and fairly new to the field of GIS as a 2013 graduate of BCIT’s GIS…

Putting Map Making Back Into the Hands of the Community

On April 7th, I attended the community mapping showcase at the NSCC Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS). This project is…

SNRC: UAV Integration Highly Valued in Canadian Marketplace

Due to a foreseeable increase in the demand for UAV acquired aerial imagery in resource management, various firms are already…

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…