Natural Resources Canada

Canadian Wildfire Mapping Resources 2021 Fire Season

Western Canada has been experiencing extreme fire conditions following an intense heatwave since late June. According to BC Wildfire Service,…

GeoIgnite Talk On YouTube: The National Canadian Elevation Data Strategy Update from NRCan

Natural Resources Canada is hard at work on the National Elevation Data Strategy, which aims to provide Canadians with an…

Interview with NRCan on Indigenous Capacity Surveying Development Program

GoGeomatics Canada was fortunate enough to interview Steve Minnie, the Regional Director and Deputy Surveyor General of Natural Resources Canada and we’re sharing our enlightening discussion about the Indigenous Survey Capacity Development Program with the community.

Leadership in Times of Disruption: GeoIgnite 2020 talks at a Glance

Canada’s geospatial community is gathering next week for GeoIgnite 2020. The second annual conference is being held online this year…

GeoIgnite 2020 Track Announcement: The Impact of OGC Standards on Society

The Impact of OGC Standards on Society “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” Track…

May 5: Vancouver: NRCan Discovery Centre Science Open House

Come talk to scientists in Canada’s oldest science agency at a Canada 150 Open House.  Visitors can check out over…

Google Earth Engine – What is a Data Cube and Why Canadians Should Care

What is a data cube and how is it used for big data analytics?  How does a data cube work…

Free Webinar March 15th: NRCan, OGC, & USGS Arctic Spatial Data Pilot Demonstration

The Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation invites you to attend the Arctic Spatial Data Pilot Demonstration Webinar. Managed and…

Marine Geomatics Primer: Using UUVs to Take Flight Underwater

Unmanned Underwater Vehicles One of the most interesting things to happen in regards to marine geomatics technology has been the…

Operational Use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) for Geomatics Applications

Recently, I reviewed a report by the Canadian Council of Geomatics on the use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)…

Easy Access to Data: The CGDI Initiative

The Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) is an initiative of Natural Resources Canada that began in 2001. The CGDI does…

Receiving Station Inuvik geomatics

CCRS in Ottawa: Big Geospatial Data Analytics Workshop

Almost a year ago a needs & requirement assessment was conducted to gather information on the potential development of a…