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2019-2020 Back to School Socials in Pictures – Thank you Sponsors & Participants!

The 6th annual GoGeomatics 2019 Back to School Socials have been a tremendous success.  After coming off the success of…

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…

A Canadian Geographer’s Notes from Nunavut

For the last five years, I have annually had the opportunity to spend time in Iqaluit, Canada’s fastest growing community in Canada’s fastest growing territory or province. On arrival, I check out the selection of new books at Arctic Ventures and the screening of new movies about the North. This year, there was the chance to see John Walker’s Passage and to buy a copy of Darrel Varga’s book of the same name in the Canadian Cinema series.

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…

Event in Pictures: COGS Industry Expo 2017

The College of Geographic Sciences (COGS) held the 2017 COGS Industry Expo on March 23 in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia. COGS…

CANMAP, and SHIFTing gears at COGS

At the end of last month, John Wian hosted the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the CANMAP Research Institute in…

Annapolis Community Mapping April 13 at COGS

1866: a twenty three year old blacksmith from rural Annapolis County who  could neither read nor write. 1888: a five…

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC): proposed GeoRSS Community Standard

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is requesting public comment on the proposed GeoRSS Community Standard.  First available in 2006, GeoRSS…

UNB: Spring Graduate Seminar and Student Technical Conference

  The GGE Spring 2017 Graduate Seminar and Student Technical Conference was held on Thursday, 16 March. The well-attended activity…

COGS NSCC students use Geomatics to explore the history of Black Loyalists & Joggins Fossil Cliff

NSCC students make major impact in two small communities with huge historical significance Students at Nova Scotia Community College’s Centre…

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!…

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