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Using GIS to study health care services and utilization––from local to national

Access to timely and quality health care is an important determinant of health and well-being. Despite universal health coverage in…

The “New” GoGeomatics Canada: Relaunching Our Magazine

A team of really intelligent squirrels and I have been working on the new GoGeomatics magazine. I’m taking a break…

A Canadian Geographer’s Notes from Nunavut

For the last five years, I have annually had the opportunity to spend time in Iqaluit, Canada’s fastest growing community in Canada’s fastest growing territory or province. On arrival, I check out the selection of new books at Arctic Ventures and the screening of new movies about the North. This year, there was the chance to see John Walker’s Passage and to buy a copy of Darrel Varga’s book of the same name in the Canadian Cinema series.

Student Passion for Geography and the Google Summer of Code

GoGeomatics has reached across the Atlantic to interview one of our new geospatial contributors in Europe. Join us as we…

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…

UAV Surveys – How to Ensure Accuracy and Precision

For the past four years, I’ve been involved with the capture and delivery of data derived from drones. My experience…

Toronto: CONGRESS 2017: Panel Talk Getting Comfortable with Big Data

About Congress Unrivaled in scope and impact, the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences is the convergence of…

CANMAP, and SHIFTing gears at COGS

At the end of last month, John Wian hosted the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the CANMAP Research Institute in…

QGIS: Performing Viewshed Analysis on Archaeological Sites

In 1927 a Vancouver bylaw was enacted that limited the height of buildings to a maximum of six stories in…

Google Summer of Code Projects: Open Source Geospatial 4 every student

Are you are university student who has solid programming skills, geospatial knowledge and is continuously aiming to become better at…

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…

My COGS GIS Education, Part II

In my first article, I introduced the how and why I chose to attend COGS from the fall of 2014…

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