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One of the Best Geomatics events in Canada: GeoAlberta 2017

I had a chance to attend the 2017 GeoAlberta conference earlier this month in Calgary, Alberta. This was my first…

Fall Reading in Canada: landscape, language, geography

Last week, I picked up a copy of Robert MacFarlane’s ‘Landmarks’. I had read all of his previous works and…

Georeferencing Scanned Maps Using QGIS

One of the passions of modern day information technologists is to convert the past to digital form and to put…

GIS made in Canada – Doug Seaborn’s VISION*

An interview with GIS entrepreneur and visionary Douglas W. Seaborn on an exciting period of GIS development in the 1980s…

Local Action & Geomatics: the Gowgaia Institute on Haida Gwaii

This blog is a sequel to last month’s discussion on ‘think global, act local‘. It looks at the the Gowgaia…

Elevation Web Services: Limitations and Prospects

Elevation Web Services: Limitations and Prospects Elevation data is necessary for a wide range of geospatial applications such as creating…

Cumberland County, Maine USA

Interview: Canadian Cartographer in Australia

GoGeomatics has reached all the way across the world to Australia to interview our next guest. Today we have a discussion with Jennifer Johnston whom has taken the time to talk about some of her Cartography experiences and what she thinks about the Geomatics industry.

Storytelling: Haida Gwaii

Haida Gwaii is a rich source for stories. There are many perspectives and many different formats. In the Haida culture…

Landscape and Language: Haida Gwaii

Over the Easter break, I was walking along the North shore of Graham Island towards Tow Hill (pictured below). At…

Geography Education: The Map is Not the App

David Lepage, in his blog for Axiom News, expresses concern for “the map is not the territory” in a community…

Robert E Lee

Gettysburg: What Could Lee See?

In an age devoid of modern communications methods and digital maps, military generals often made tactical decisions based on what…

COGS: Terrestrial LiDAR vs Photogrammetry in 3D Model Creation – Stage One

By Peter Willis (www.making-remote-sense.tumblr.com) Considering the speed at which the UAV industry seems to be flying these days, three Remote Sensing…