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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…

CCMEO: GeoConnections Funding Geomatics Projects for 2016-2018

For this announcement, GeoConnections is focusing funding towards projects that address the following themes:     -Innovative adoption and further development…

Canada Takes Part: Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure Meets in Anchorage

The Arctic SDI Board, which includes mapping executives from Canada, Kingdom of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the…

Web Framework for Flood Risk Assessment: Elevation Services and Simplified Flood Models

The development of infrastructure and dense urbanization along water courses and the increasing severity of storm events has brought to…

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…