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ReForest London: Exciting use of GIS for Community Health & Non-Profits in Canada

Last year I volunteered as a GIS Specialist with ReForest London during the planting season. I am a recent graduate from…

CIG: Free Conservation GIS Workshop – St. John’s, Newfoundland

When: Monday June 5th, 2017 Where: Memorial University of Newfoundland Who: CIG – NL The Canadian Institution of Geomatics is pleased…

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…

COGS NSCC students use Geomatics to explore the history of Black Loyalists & Joggins Fossil Cliff

NSCC students make major impact in two small communities with huge historical significance Students at Nova Scotia Community College’s Centre…

GIS Open Source versioning tool for a multi-user Distributed Environment (part 2)

Cet article est aussi disponible en français. This article is the 2nd part of GIS Open Source versioning tool for a multi-user Distributed…

GIS Open Source versioning tool for a multi-user Distributed Environment (part 1)

Editors note: This article has been jointly written by Nicolas Gignac, Dami Sonoiki (eHealth Africa) and Samuel Aiyeoribe (eHealth Africa). These authors…

Toronto & Calgary: Federal Floodplain Mapping Workshop March 28th & 30th

The Federal Floodplain Mapping Guidelines workshop, hosted by Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) on behalf of the Government of Canada,…

Eastern Canada

Grand Banks to the Gulf of Mexico: My Canadian Geomatics Career

I often contemplate what it would have been like working at the same job for an entire career. Mind you,…

UBC Unveils New Masters of Geomatics for Environmental Management

The UBC Faculty of Forestry is excited to announce that the official approval of the Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management…

Graph Databases – Recent development in Neo4j may help accommodate the Geospatial Community

Graph Databases and GIS & Technology (GIS&T) In the era of big data, graph databases are becoming very popular as…

The 5 most interesting things that happened in geomatics in 2016

Let’s take a step back and have a look at what happened this year. To be honest, it was pretty…

A List of Geospatial Open Data Resources in Canada

Recently, I read an article about the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) that seeks to explain why the CGDI, among many…

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