Open data

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for December 3rd: Chinese data collection; Digital Globe and AWS; Open Data Institute; UK Geospatial Commission

China collects data from foreign car firms More than 200 car makers selling electric vehicles in China — including Tesla,…

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Traces of the Past: 1917 Vimy Ridge Map Project Video Presentation GoGeomatics in Ottawa

Bert de Bruijn is an Ottawa IT security consultant and founder of the WikiWar Project. Bert is passionate about Crowdsourcing…

Canada Speaks Up at UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management

“You’ll never walk alone” I attended the seventh session of the UN Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management…

URISA BC

URISA BC – Engage: Make It So With GIS in Community Engagement

What: Engage: Make It So With GIS in Community Engagement Where: Vancouver, BC When: Thursday, 15 June 2017 from 8:00…

Free Satellite Imagery For You: Sentinel 1 & 2

Sentinel constellations and data products As the ENVISAT program is coming to an end, the European Space Agency has begun…

URISA BC: Vancouver Call for Presentations on GIS Trends in Community Engagement

Call for Presentations Following the success of our December event, the URISA BC Executive Team is busy planning our next…

Remote Sensing QGIS: Semi-Automatic-Classification Plugin (SCP)

Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin   Today I’m going to take a quick look at one of the remote sensing plugins for…

Top Ten Climate Change Maps and GIS Applications

Awareness for climate change has been steadily increasing ever since the Green Revolution in the 1960s. There is a plethora…

Esri Canada Community Maps Program: Why more communities need to take advantage of this

The Community Maps Program (CMP) was introduced by Esri Canada in 2009 allowing organizations to share and host geographic data. …

The Integrated Cadastral Information (ICI) Society and ParcelMap BC

This is the first of two articles on the release of ParcelMap BC Data, which we see as a significant…

Canadian Geomatics Innovation: Ecere Develops a Next Generation GIS

Not many companies undertake the ambitious goal of creating a new geospatial software suite from scratch. Ecere, a Canadian company…

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…

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