geographic data

Google Earth Engine – What is a Data Cube and Why Canadians Should Care

What is a data cube and how is it used for big data analytics?  How does a data cube work…

Esri Canada Community Maps Program: Why more communities need to take advantage of this

The Community Maps Program (CMP) was introduced by Esri Canada in 2009 allowing organizations to share and host geographic data. …

Graph Databases – Recent development in Neo4j may help accommodate the Geospatial Community

Graph Databases and GIS & Technology (GIS&T) In the era of big data, graph databases are becoming very popular as…

A List of Geospatial Open Data Resources in Canada

Recently, I read an article about the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) that seeks to explain why the CGDI, among many…

Geospatial Development: Enhancing GIS curricula with programming skills at UNB

Geospatial information science and technology (GIS&T) has rapidly evolved over the last few decades. This evolution has created a highly…

what3words adopted by six national mapping agencies

what3words, the multi-award winning location reference system, has today announced that six national mapping agencies have adopted 3-word addresses. Used…

The Importance of Students & Young Professionals in Canada’s Geomatics Community

With the help of our sponsors GoGeomatics Canada is bringing students and young geospatial professionals together at 11 events from…

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? …

Canada Takes Part: Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure Meets in Anchorage

The Arctic SDI Board, which includes mapping executives from Canada, Kingdom of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the…

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…

John Potter Recognized with Esri Canada’s Roger F. Tomlinson Lifetime Achievement Award

REGINA, Esri Canada User Conference – November 3, 2015 – Esri Canada today presented John Potter, a professional engineer who…

Calgary 2015 GoGeomatics Social

GoGeomatics 2015 Back to School Socials: Over 350 Participants Coast to Coast

The 2nd annual GoGeomatics 2015 Back to School Socials have been a tremendous success.  Last year we had 200 participants…