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The Canadian GIS Education Handbook

Success is a destination for which a clear path must be drawn.  As GIS technology is relatively young in the…

The Caravan Thunders Onward

“The caravan thunders onward On my way at last, on my way at last I can’t stop thinking big” –…

VGI Data

VGI: the Wild West of Data and GIS

In recent years, high–resolution spaceborne imagery (HRSI), up to 50cm spatial resolution, has become readily available for no cost using…

The Economics of Using the Term Geomatics

I am very pleased for our industry that the discussions, led by GoGeomatics, surrounding the term Geomatics has been enthusiastic…

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The Top Canadian Geomatics Stories of October 2013

With October at a close, we want to take the opportunity to round up the stories most significant to our…

Evolving Education, Geography, Geomatics & going beyond “What is the Capital of?” in Canada

When I was in high school I developed an interest in geography as a field of study and perhaps a…

GoGeomatics Social Leader Profile: Anderson Sandes, Vancouver

Anderson Sandes has brought a vast background in GIS to GoGeomatics and we are pleased to introduce him as one…

Using Geomatics to Describe our Profession and Industry in Canada

Over forty years, the writer has witnessed a series of transitions and changes in terminology related to changes in the…

Geospatial or Geomatics: The Headaches of Terminology in Canada

Great debates about the terms geomatics, geospatial, geoinformation and geoscience have occurred for decades. Additional terms like geoanalysis, geolocation, geocomputation…

Updated 2013 Canadian Geomatics Conferences & Events: GIS, Remote Sensing, Surveying

We decided to update our list of events and conferences that might be of interest to the geomatics community for…

The Myth of COGS

When Jonathan Murphy mentioned to me ‘the myth of COGS’ as a topic of conversation in Ottawa I agreed to…

Emily MacDonald – Co-Founder of Integral Geomatics

GoGeomatics got the chance to talk to Emily MacDonald, and share her story with you, our readers. She is the…