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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,…

Interview with Sam Scovill, GIS Technician and 3 Day Champion on Jeopardy

Every weeknight, my mom and I watch Jeopardy together. Jeopardy always starts with the announcement of the contestants by their…

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…

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Ten Online GIS Programs in Canada

After completing an undergraduate degree in 2015, (Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Toronto) I needed to determine…

Canadian Surveyors “Remark” on History with Elk Pass Boundary Restoration Survey

The Alberta-British Columbia Boundary Commission has just completed a monument restoration survey to restore a number of deteriorated provincial boundary…

DigitalGlobe’s Basemap Suite Expands: 250 Million Square Kilometers of 30 cm Imagery

DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), the global leader in Earth imagery and information about our changing planet, today announced that its…

Countdown to Launch: DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 Earth Imaging Satellite

Final preparations are underway at Lockheed Martin to ship DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 earth imaging satellite to Vandenberg Air Force Base for…

East View Secures New Partnership Agreement with Valtus

MINNEAPOLIS – March 1, 2016 – East View Geospatial is excited to announce an agreement with Valtus Imagery Services, part of…

Canadian Firm exactEarth Invests in Satellite ‘Internet-of-Things’ Technology Company

Cambridge, ON – November 23, 2015 – exactEarth Ltd., the leading provider of Satellite AIS data services, announced today that…

DigitalGlobe Expands Partnership with Mapbox to Provide Access to 30 cm Imagery Basemaps

DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution earth observation and advanced geospatial solutions, today announced an…

Web Mercator: the de facto standard, the controversy, and the opportunity

Four hundred and fifty years ago, the Flemish geographer and cartographer Gerardus Mercator presented the most popular map projection ever.…

15 Geomatics LinkedIn Groups You Need to Join

Last year, we brought you our recommendations for 10 geomatics LinkedIn groups you should be following. This year, there were…