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Geomatics to Geomantics

From my memory (which is, unfortunately, diming with each passing year) the word “geomatics”, defined as the automation of geography,…

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…

UAV Mapping

Canadian UAV Company Maps Forest Fire Damage in Alberta

Industry and public awareness for commercial applications of UAV technology has increased significantly in Canada and throughout North America. Initially…

Tara Seitz: A Woman in a Man’s GIS World

Editors Note: This article was written by Tara Seitz but posted under our generic GoGeomatics account.  To learn more about…

Marie C. Robidoux – Association of Canada Land Surveyors’ First Female President

We are very fortunate and pleased to announce Marie C. Robidoux, CLS, LLM and share her insights with you, our…

Having Problems Finding GIS Work? Try Moving Out West..

The Geospatial Siren Call of  Western Canada My name is Aubrey and I’m a GIS Graduate who used to live…

Matthew Tait: The Business of Geomatics Engineering

In 2000, I was just finishing a two year stint living in Belgium working on modeling downstream facilities.  Yes, we…

Meghan Miller: Creative Canadian Cartographer

GoGeomatics recently had the pleasure of speaking with a creative cartographer who has a passion for paper maps.  Find out…

Landfill Assessment and Sensitivity Mapping Project

Project Task: Locate and collect information about open, closed, and historic landfills in order to create a 5 years inspection plan…

Tara Seitz – GIS Quality Manager and Facilitator at GiQ Inc.

To continue celebrating women in GIS/Geomatics we would like to introduce Tara Seitz, a GIS Quality Manager and Facilitator at…

Vineyard Site Suitability Using Multi-criteria Evaluation

“Wine is light held together by water” – Galileo Preamble…. Beginning in my third year at Brock, I found myself…

The Ottawa Tree Canopy Cover Mapping Project

The City of Ottawa Official Plan set a target of 30% tree canopy cover for the entire city. To the…