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Using GIS to study health care services and utilization––from local to national

Access to timely and quality health care is an important determinant of health and well-being. Despite universal health coverage in…

The “New” GoGeomatics Canada: Relaunching Our Magazine

A team of really intelligent squirrels and I have been working on the new GoGeomatics magazine. I’m taking a break…

Free Satellite Imagery For You: Sentinel 1 & 2

Sentinel constellations and data products As the ENVISAT program is coming to an end, the European Space Agency has begun…

K2 Geospatial

Montreal: K2 Geospatial launches latest version map-based integration platform JMap

More powerful, even more robust and interoperable, JMap 7 is now available JMap’s 7th version is finally here! K2 Geospatial,…

RAC launches online Canadian Rail Atlas

One hundred and fifty years after Confederation launched the idea of a railway that would unite the country, the Railway…

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…

Upgrade your Geospatial Skills: leveraging the power of MOOCs

What I want to share with you are some resources related to something called Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) where…

The Future of GIS Software? QGIS A Popular Open-Source GIS for the Masses

In today’s geomatics society, ArcGIS, developed by Esri, is a giant and dominates the GIS software market. However, there are…

The 5 most interesting things that happened in geomatics in 2016

Let’s take a step back and have a look at what happened this year. To be honest, it was pretty…

Predicting the Future of the GIS in Canada

Editors note: This article has been jointly written by Bruce McCormack and Gordon Plunkett. Bios can be found at the…

what3words adopted by six national mapping agencies

what3words, the multi-award winning location reference system, has today announced that six national mapping agencies have adopted 3-word addresses. Used…

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