geographic information

ACCURATE SPATIAL DATA: GIS AND TRAVEL ACCOUNTS

Data acquisition is without a doubt one of the most important processes in the implementation of any GIS. As GIS…

Immigrating to Canada for GIS Work: Interview with Madhur K Shrestha

GoGeomatics Canada had the chance to interview Madhur K Shrestha, a new arrival to Canada and a GIS specialist.  We explore…

Making a choice about GIS Certifications

GIS Certification: Is it Worth it?

Unlike Canadian surveyors, for example, GIS professionals in Canada are not pressed by law to obtain certification.  This fact has…

Geomatics Leadership In Canada: Assessing The State and Challenges

When GoGeomatics Canada asked me to write on the topic of  “leadership in the geomatics community in Canada” I pondered…

Thinking about GIS or Whatever Happened to the Geography Teacher

(This title borrows from Tomlinson’s book of the same name, as well as a new book by Donald Savoie ‘…

Lynn Moorman: Finding the Way with Geo-Literacy

At first glance, navigating the world has never been easier. Getting from Point A to Point B is a snap;…

2013 Canadian Geomatics Conferences: GIS, Remote Sensing, Surveying

2013 Canadian Geomatics Conferences: Attending GIS, Remote Sensing, Surveying, Cartography, Geography Conferences Please note that we have an updated 2013…

Surveying and CAD: Add GIS, Stir and Serve

When Jon Murphy asked me to write something about ‘Surveying and CAD’ this month I thought, “no problem, when do…

SAIT Polytechnic: BGIS

Here at the Bachelor of Applied Technology – Geographic Information Systems (BGIS) program at SAIT Polytechnic in Calgary, Alberta we…

The Best GIS Education in Canada

In 1960 Canada brought the first GIS to use.  We can thank Dr. Roger Tomlinson for this genesis. He called the…

Lawrie Keillor-Faulkner: GIS Instructor, Fleming College

GoGeomatics Canada is talking to Lawrie Keillor-Faulkner a member of the GIS Faculty at Fleming College in Ontario. GoGeomatics: Welcome…

A to B – (A Geographers Journey)

Hey everyone! It’s been suggested by a number of people including GoGeomatics Canada that I consider writing a blog and…