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Fish Weirs, Ktaronto & 13 Other Riparian Boundary Fallacies

By Dr. Brian Ballantyne Surveyor General Branch, NRCan Reprinted from the Ontario Professional Surveyor, Volume 56, No. 2, Spring 2013…

Geospatial or Geomatics: The Headaches of Terminology in Canada

Great debates about the terms geomatics, geospatial, geoinformation and geoscience have occurred for decades. Additional terms like geoanalysis, geolocation, geocomputation…

Canadian Forestry: Landscape Mapping of Whole Tree Inherent Wood Properties

Introduction The forest industry is undergoing a major shift in how it conducts business due mainly from increased competition from…

The Future Of GIS Scripting? Designing A Functional GIS Using Simplified Coding

  Suppose you could write yourself a working GIS at home, in a very simple language. Would you? In this…

Furthering Canada’s Geomatics Strategy: New Visions – New Direction – New Future

The recent publication of the ‘Canadian Geomatics Community Strategy “White Paper” and Scenarios’ has added another perspective toward furthering the development…

Lawrence W. “Larry” Morley: founder & first President of the CRSS & the first Director General of the CCRS

Very Sad News for the Remote Sensing Community. / Triste nouvelle pour la communauté de télédétection. [CRSS-SCT] Canadian Remote Sensing…

Missed Opportunities in Canadian Geomatics: Lessons for the Future?

Jon Murphy knows how to ask some interesting questions – which is perhaps why I like reading what comes out…

Projections and Coordinate Systems for GIS: A new perspective on old ideas.

Projections and Coordinate Systems for GIS:  A new perspective on old ideas. (Or, GIS Professionals Should Consider That A Lot Of…

GIS in the School System

Fast forward to 2011. I was conducting research on latest trends in education re web 2.0; and, with my Intermediate/Secondary…

Do we need a consistent approach to spatial education across Canada?

I’ve been asked to lead a GIS program review for our College; we want to try to anticipate future trends…

Brad Maguire: GIS Instructor at Vancouver Island University

GoGeomatics: Welcome to the GoGeomatics Canada community. First off, can you tell us about where you are from and where…

NRCAN Study of the Canadian Geomatics Sector

It looks as though the Canadian federal government, through NRCAN, is going to take a long hard and very expensive…