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GoGeomatics Community Manager Profile: Deanna Sokoloski, Ottawa

It’s with great pleasure that we share Deanna Sokoloski’s profile with the community. She has been working with us since…

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…

The Death of Cartography and the Rise of the Machines

This article explores how technology has influenced map making and how cartography requirements have changed, and what skill sets one…

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…

Evaluation of the Data BC Portal, GIS Section

The province of British Columbia (B.C.) recently revised their portal. The main page offers a number of services to the…

Evaluation of the Service New Brunswick Geographic Data & Maps Section

Service New Brunswick  (SNB)  is serving up geospatial data to the community so lets have look at what they are…

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…

The Geospatial Desktop: Open Source Tools

Interest in mapping is on the rise, as evidenced by services such as Google Earth, Virtual Earth, MapQuest, and any…

Relying on Technology for EMS in Canada – Pros and Cons

New Years is a time to reminisce about the past year and compile your thoughts. What better way to do…

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;…

A GIS Postgraduate’s Journal – December 17, 2012

December 17, 2012 To say that the past semester of school flew by is an understatement. I am still slightly…

Happy Clients

Ethics for the GIS Consultant is Good Business

I just finished a small GIS job for a client. A really small job. They wanted to know where the…