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Book Review- Sarah Parcak’s ‘Archaeology from Space’

What a great time to be a geospatial specialist. The impact of location technology continues to grow. I am excited…

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…

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…

High Resolution Mapping Along the Coastal Zone Workshop

Event Recap: COGS & CIG & GANS Cooperate for Mapping Workshop

The Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG) Nova Scotia Branch and the Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia (GANS), two regional professional organizations that foster the application of geographic information within the geomatics sector recently collaborated to host a high resolution mapping workshop at the Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia.

International Spatial Symposium in Quebec City: CAMUSS 2016

You are cordially invited to participate in the Second International Symposium on Cellular Automata Modeling for Urban and Spatial Systems…

eyesMap3D: The most accurate and powerful 3D photo modeling software

Global based technology company eCapture announced today the launch of its versatile and intuitive software eyesMap3D, to generate accurate 3D…

Canadian Municipalities Unlock Their Data with Esri’s ArcGIS Open Data

TORONTO—April 25, 2016—Esri Canada today announced that more than 20 Canadian municipalities have adopted ArcGIS Open Data.  Esri’s cloud-based geographic…

The Real Thing: Robert Maher Examines the Book “The Real Thing” by Briony Penn

Over Christmas, I had the opportunity to go ‘off island’. One of the pleasures of visiting Victoria, British Columbia is…

2016 Canadian Geomatics Events & Conferences

This is our list Canadian geomatics conferences and events for 2016. Here you will find events pertaining to GIS, remote…

Local Action & Geomatics: the Gowgaia Institute on Haida Gwaii

This blog is a sequel to last month’s discussion on ‘think global, act local‘. It looks at the the Gowgaia…

Ottawa CCRS Speaker Series: The Halifax air photo mission of 1921 post-WW1 air surveys in Canada

Mr. Dirk Werle, Partner / Geoscientist, Ærde Environmental Research, Halifax Date: Friday, November 13, 2015 Time: 10:30 – 12:00 Location:…

GIS: Parks Canada Receives Award for Enterprise Approach to Data Management

OTTAWA, Esri Canada User Conference – October 6, 2015 – Parks Canada fosters public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of Canada’s…