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Low-cost, less-time, lesser-logistics and high-accuracy mapping with drone-imagery

Highlights There is a tendency to use aerial photographs and digital images as the cartographic product!These pictures are the primary…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for June 15th: Canadian Drone delivery solution; City of Montreal open data; Tagged leatherback sea turtles; Endangered Fish in BC

Drone company will convey COVID-19 medical equipment to First Nation Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) will transport COVID-19 medical products using…

Careers In Land Surveying

Land surveying is an exciting Geomatics Career Field that is in high demand and often over looked by many young people…

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…

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…

Eastern Canada

Grand Banks to the Gulf of Mexico: My Canadian Geomatics Career

I often contemplate what it would have been like working at the same job for an entire career. Mind you,…

Geospatial Earth Observation Using Blimps, Balloons and Kites

These days drones are all the rage. Nevertheless, there are other ways to collect data from the sky! Blimps, balloons and kites…

New Galileo navigation system is experiencing clock failures

  Since December 15, 2016, the new Galileo global satellite navigation system has been up and running. Unfortunately, there are…

Software Development – The Key to Ecere’s Success

It is rare to learn of a GIS company in which much R&D is done up front to create the…

Canadian Geomatics Innovation: Ecere Develops a Next Generation GIS

Not many companies undertake the ambitious goal of creating a new geospatial software suite from scratch. Ecere, a Canadian company…

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