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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…

Lindsay Short: The Ins and Outs of Being a Young GIS Professional

Historically, jobs in GIS were few and women in these roles were even fewer. While there are a growing number…

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…

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 ‘…

My Top 10 New Year’s Spatial Resolutions for 2013

So as I write this, we are nearing the end of 2012 (or possibly the end of the world as…

SAIT Polytechnic: BGIS

Here at the Bachelor of Applied Technology – Geographic Information Systems (BGIS) program at SAIT Polytechnic in Calgary, Alberta we…

Canada’s Arctic: Spatial Info/Geotech Opportunity

Canada’s north has always been a challenge to those living there and to geoscience professionals alike. The sheer size of…

Dave MacLean: GIS Faculty, COGS Advanced Diploma in Geographic Sciences

GoGeomatics Canada is talking to Dave MacLean – a member of the GIS Faculty at the Centre of Geographic Sciences…

Lawrie Keillor-Faulkner: GIS Instructor, Fleming College

GoGeomatics Canada is talking to Lawrie Keillor-Faulkner a member of the GIS Faculty at Fleming College in Ontario. GoGeomatics: Welcome…