New Brunswick

Location Encoding Systems – Could geographic coordinates be replaced and at what cost?

Geocoding is the process of converting a street address into a physical location that can be described with a pair…

Geography or Geomatics?

What is the Difference Between Geomatics and Geography?

There seems to be great confusion between these two great disciplines, especially noting that some geographers and schools claim that…

Remembering Roger Tomlinson & Early History of GIS in Canada

It’s two years now since Roger Tomlinson passed away.  Roger’s and my career path have crossed several times over the…

Fredericton’s New Old Centennial Survey Monument

In June 1967, the Centennial Survey Monument (the “Globe”) was unveiled in Fredericton at a prominent location opposite the new…

UNB & Google Maps: New EarthView3D Technology

University of New Brunswick researcher, Yun Zhang, is no stranger to Google Maps. In 2000, he participated in a Street…

Esri Canada to Open GIS Centres of Excellence at the University of New Brunswick and York University

TORONTO – February 1, 2016 – Esri Canada, the leading provider of geographic information system (GIS) solutions, has named 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…

Geomatics: Discovering history in Canada’s Arctic waters

This article was reprinted with permission from the Ontario Professional Surveyor, Volume 56, No. 3, Summer 2015 By Theresa Nicholsi,…

When did you decide to go into Surveying/Geomatics and Why?

An informal poll by Julia Meldrum Smith This article was reprinted with permission from the Ontario Professional Surveyor, Volume 56,…

New Book: Web Mapping and Geospatial Web Services

It is with great pleasure that I want to introduce a new Web Mapping and Geospatial textbook to the Canadian geomatics…

GGE Adjunct Professor and Colleagues Win Best Paper Award at International Meeting

Dr. Attila Komjathy, a principal investigator at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and adjunct professor in the Department of Geodesy and…

GGE Images Kings Landing Historical Settlement in 3D

During the summer and fall of 2014, a team of researchers from the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering at…