geographic information systems

Using GIS to study health care services and utilization––from local to national

Access to timely and quality health care is an important determinant of health and well-being. Despite universal health coverage in…

My COGS GIS Education, Part II

In my first article, I introduced the how and why I chose to attend COGS from the fall of 2014…

EnerGIS 2017: Call for Papers & Scholarship Opportunities

EnerGIS 2017 6/5/2017 to 6/6/2017 Suburban Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Join us for our 5th annual conference June 5th and 6th  2017!…

My COGS GIS Education

What About COGS The Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) is one of the best colleges in Canada for learning GIS. …

Top Ten Climate Change Maps and GIS Applications

Awareness for climate change has been steadily increasing ever since the Green Revolution in the 1960s. There is a plethora…

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…

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…

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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…

What are the Top Programming Languages in the GIS World?

Image source: www.tiobe.com Every now and again we hear about the importance of programming for Geographic Information Systems(GIS) professionals, that…

Operational GIS Jobs in the Canadian Military

Whether its businesses, governments or for personal use, Geomatics offers everyday solutions to the worlds questions. The Canadian Armed Forces…

It’s a Geospatial world we live in: Find Your Happy Place

When does a space become a place? There are a myriad of small open spaces and buildings throughout towns and…

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