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The Most Fun You’ve had with Geomatics: ‘Pokémon Go’ Comes to Canada

The geospatial community has been “abuzz” since a game called called “Pokémon Go” landed on cell phones in Australia and…

The Canadian Remote Sensing Society Wants Your Data

OK. They don’t want all your data, just some of it. What they really want is your most compelling and…

Transport Canada updates Canadian UAV Stakeholders

GoGeomatics got an interesting email this week about the proposed regulatory framework regarding UAVs from Transport Canada.  It’s really an…

Conversations with Michael Goodchild on Questions of Geography

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Michael Goodchild and talk about his book and Geography.  Michael was…

The Canadian Institute of Geomatics Brings Big Data to Ottawa

Last week I was among an interesting group of  participants and presenters who came together to discuss Big Data (June…

Geography: Thinking About Walking Home

Walking Home is a book by Ken Greenberg on ‘the life and lessons of a city builder’. It describes the…

SaveTheMap Campaign: What is the future of geospatial information in India

SaveTheMap Campaign: “to encourage citizens and startups to use geospatial data in everyday lives and create businesses that serve India”…

Georeferencing Scanned Maps Using QGIS

One of the passions of modern day information technologists is to convert the past to digital form and to put…

#GISTRIBE Hashtag: The GIS Twitter Community

GoGeomatics recently had the opportunity to chat with Emily Garding, the founder of #GISTRIBE. Emily is a Wildlife Biologist who…

Northern Canada: Nunavut and a New View of Community Mapping

The writer and his wife, Heather Stewart visited grandchildren in Iqaluit for three weeks in April During the first week…

Paul Barker: What is Web GIS? Exploring the ‘new’ GIS

GIS has always been an integral part of forward thinking organizations. However, it has long struggled to break out of…

Building Bridges: GeoAlliance

On March 15-16th the GeoAlliance is hosting a strategy event in Calgary you can see here.  They are trying to bring together members…