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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…

Elevation Web Services: Limitations and Prospects

Elevation Web Services: Limitations and Prospects Elevation data is necessary for a wide range of geospatial applications such as creating…

Dr Robert Maher on Geoliteracy: ‘Think global, act local’

This month (October) Digital Earth 2015 (DE2015) was held in Halifax. There were a number of keynote presentations, including those…

When did you decide to go into Surveying/Geomatics and Why?

An informal poll by Julia Meldrum Smith This article was reprinted with permission from the Ontario Professional Surveyor, Volume 56,…

Calgary 2015 GoGeomatics Social

GoGeomatics 2015 Back to School Socials: Over 350 Participants Coast to Coast

The 2nd annual GoGeomatics 2015 Back to School Socials have been a tremendous success.  Last year we had 200 participants…

Web Mercator: the de facto standard, the controversy, and the opportunity

Four hundred and fifty years ago, the Flemish geographer and cartographer Gerardus Mercator presented the most popular map projection ever.…

OGC Seeks Sponsors for FutureCities Pilot

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) in collaboration with buildingSMART International (bSI) invites sponsorship in a pilot project to help cities…

Thanks to the Sponsors of 2015 GoGeomatics Back to School Socials

GoGeomatics Canada thanks our sponsors of the 2015 Back To School  Socials that are happening across Canada this month (Dates…

September: Join us for the 2015 GoGeomatics Back to School Socials

The 2nd Annual GoGeomatics Canada Back to School Socials are happening this September.  To kick off the 2015 school year,…

New Book: Web Mapping and Geospatial Web Services

It is with great pleasure that I want to introduce a new Web Mapping and Geospatial textbook to the Canadian geomatics…

Learn about UAVs at the Ottawa June Social

This is the last month for GoGeomatics Socials before we break for the summer, and in Ottawa we’re going out…

Intelligent Networking and Advice to Enter the Geospatial Workforce

This editorial is in response to and in support of a recent article written by Kirsti Oja on the GoGeomatics…