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VGI Data

VGI: the Wild West of Data and GIS

In recent years, high–resolution spaceborne imagery (HRSI), up to 50cm spatial resolution, has become readily available for no cost using…

GoGeomatics Community Manager Profile: Deanna Sokoloski, Ottawa

It’s with great pleasure that we share Deanna Sokoloski’s profile with the community. She has been working with us since…

Updated 2013 Canadian Geomatics Conferences & Events: GIS, Remote Sensing, Surveying

We decided to update our list of events and conferences that might be of interest to the geomatics community for…

The Death of Cartography and the Rise of the Machines

This article explores how technology has influenced map making and how cartography requirements have changed, and what skill sets one…

NRCan, GeoConnections, CGDI, & the Canadian Geomatics Round Table

GoGeomatics Canada got in touch with Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) in order to ask them about all the most recent…

Esri Canada User Conference Toronto 2012

As this is my first article with GoGeomatics Canada, I would like to start off by saying a warm hello…

Highway GIS Projects

GIS Analyst with a Highway Department

Patrick Korellis, a GIS Analyst currently working with Warren Township – Highway Department. This interview will be broken into two parts. First we would like to get to know more about Mr. Korellis and then we have some questions that we feel will be very helpful for new graduate students applying for similar jobs as this one.

Microsoft Beta Testing Laserless Point Clouds

Microsoft Launches Beta Testing Program to Achieve Laserless Point Clouds In July 2012 Microsoft announced the launch of its beta…

Kincardine to Ottawa, Ontario Drive: Testing Google Earth vs. ArcGIS 10 GPS Capabilities

I had just finished a trip in Kincardine, Ontario and was preparing for the upcoming eight-hour long drive back to…

Wendy Innes: Survey Crew Chief / Geomatics Technician

We would like to introduce Wendy Innes, a graduate of Marine Geomatics program at COGS to help better explain and…

Pamela in Pakistan – Part 2 Canadian GIS Professional with the United Nations

GoGeomatics has received an update from Pamela in Pakistan!  She has returned safely to Canada and we are pleased to…

Spatial Ecologist and GIS Manager

Ted Elliot of LGL Limited environmental research associates helps to better explain and define what a Spatial Ecologist and GIS Manager’s role could be. A key to LGL’s success has been the stability of the company, resulting in low staff turnover. Several staff members have been with LGL for 30 years or more. This experience enables LGL to complete assignments efficiently, on time, and within budget, and with a high degree of scientific competence.