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Take the Canadian Geomatics Survey: Pan-Canadian Positioning, Navigation & Timing (PNT) Strategy

Canadian Geodetic Survey The Canadian Geodetic Survey (CGS) is developing a plan to expand its Positioning infrastructure and services. The…

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…

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…

Low-cost Feature-Rich RTK Receiver

SkyTraq Technology, a Taiwanese GNSS positioning technology company, introduces S2525F8-RTK, a low-cost, low-power, single frequency RTK receiver for applications requiring…

Wanted – A GNSS Puck

“I want it! I want it! I want it!” – “Magic Bus” – The Who The Glass Floor. There is…

Lidar / GPS Terrain Modelling for Ice Jam Emergency Response

Prince George BC: Lidar / GPS Terrain Modelling for Ice Jam Emergency Response

Unprecedented ice jams led to extensive flooding in Prince George as temperatures dipped to record lows in the winter of…

Wendy Innes: Survey Crew Chief / Geomatics Technician

We would like to introduce Wendy Innes, a graduate of Marine Geomatics program at COGS to help better explain and…

Jean-François Dionne – Senior Geomatics Specialist at WESA Group Inc in Ottawa

The first GoGeomatics Canada interview for February is with Jean-François Dionne. He is the Senior Geomatics Specialist at WESA Group…

43 Degrees North – Surveying and Mapping Solutions

GoGeomatics is continuing the exploration of careers in surveying by interviewing Thomas Hoppe, the founder of 43 Degrees North – Surveying and Mapping Solutions. 43 Degrees North is situated in Cobourg Ontario in picturesque Northumberland County along the north shore of Lake Ontario is a professional Land Surveying and Geomatics company in Ontario Canada. They provide a variety of geo-referenced solutions from boundary surveys, aerial photography ground support, pre-engineering surveys, construction layout, and survey training with an emphasis on GPS applications and technology

Topcon Experienced Canadian Surveyor

We had the opportunity to talk with Mike Strutt about surveying and his career. Mike is one of the most experienced surveyors in Canada . began his survey career in 1974 and managed his first GPS project in 1987 while a field officer with the Geodetic Survey of Canada. Prior to joining Topcon where he now manages RTN Services, Support & Training, Mike spent in excess of 11 years and 10,000 hours delivering instruction on the use of GPS for surveying and mapping.

If you’re thinking about getting into surveying or just more about what a surveyor does this is a must read.

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Survey Crew Chief / Geomatics Technician

We would like to introduce Wendy Innes, a graduate of Marine Geomatics program at COGS to help better explain and define what a Survey Crew Chief role could be.