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Geomatics to Geomantics

From my memory (which is, unfortunately, diming with each passing year) the word “geomatics”, defined as the automation of geography,…

Designing with Information: GIS with Dimension, Ease of Use & Visually Unique

Geomatics and other industries which desire data in accurate yet visually stimulating presentations of communication and information are frequently turning…

Furthering Canada’s Geomatics Strategy: New Visions – New Direction – New Future

The recent publication of the ‘Canadian Geomatics Community Strategy “White Paper” and Scenarios’ has added another perspective toward furthering the development…

Data and Systems at the Weather Network

In honour of International Women’s day on March 8th, GoGeomatics will feature interviews and articles by women about women in…

Where is the Antipode for your area? Just Point, Click & Reveal

I am sure if you have been to one of my GIS web sites then you may have noticed that I tend…

Projections and Coordinate Systems for GIS: A new perspective on old ideas.

Projections and Coordinate Systems for GIS:  A new perspective on old ideas. (Or, GIS Professionals Should Consider That A Lot Of…

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…

Meghan Miller: Creative Canadian Cartographer

GoGeomatics recently had the pleasure of speaking with a creative cartographer who has a passion for paper maps.  Find out…

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 ‘…

GoGeomatics Awarded Contract: Maintenance of Canada’s Largest Enterprise GIS

‘Twas the week before Christmas and GoGeomatics has been called in to assist one of the largest non-profit clients in…

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;…

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…