Geospatial data

MDA expands partnership with DigitalGlobe

Richmond, BC – MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (“MDA” or the “Company”) (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company,…

An Evening with NRCan & GeoConnections: Ottawa GoGeomatics Social April 25th

Corrina Vester, Canadian Geo-Secretariat Coordinator at National Resource Canada, and Ann Martin, the Director of National Resource Canada’s GeoConnections* program,…

Geomatics in Canada is about to Change: CGCRT Steering Committee Articles

For the past three months, the Steering Committee (SC) of the Canadian Geomatics Community Round Table (CGCRT) has been publishing…

U.S. Surveying, Geomatics, and Angst

“Not good enough damn it! Not good enough!” – Jean-Luc Picard   Jonathan Murphy, Managing Director of GoGeomatics asked me…

Join us at Ottawa U April 19th for our Debate & Discussion: Proposed National Geomatics Strategy

GoGeomatics Canada and the Canadian Remote Sensing Society (CRSS) have joined forces to  host an afternoon of debate and discussion…

Ed Kennedy Discuses GIAC’s Past and Future

The Canadian geomatics community has been discussing and debating the importance of having a thriving and useful geomatics industry association. …

NRCan talks to the United Nations about Geomatics

At the end of last year, I came across what I think is an excellent synopsis of what NRCan and…

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…

GoGeomatics is seeking a Bilingual GIS Data Specialist to work in Africa

GoGeomatics is seeking a bilingual (French/English) GIS Data Specialist to work in Africa on a large scale multicultural project. Responsibilities:…

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…

MacKinnon Carto2013 Open Data Talk

The Evolution of Canadian Data Collection and Distribution

One thing I am sure that almost anybody in geomatics would agree with is that major components of any geospatial…

TomTom chooses DMTI Spatial as provider of Canadian location data

A lot of planning goes into our summer road trips as we plot our routes, alternate routes and the occasional…