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Geography or Geomatics?

What is the Difference Between Geomatics and Geography?

There seems to be great confusion between these two great disciplines, especially noting that some geographers and schools claim that…

Jobs: Career Challenges for Canadian Students and Recent Graduates in GIS

The Challenges As a recent graduate (2013) of GIS training at BCIT in Burnaby in addition to an Honours Bachelor…

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…

GIS and Geomatics Mentors

On the Importance of Mentoring in Geomatics

I guess I was lucky. It seems to me that I always wanted to be a civil engineer, but if…

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.

When did you decide to go into Surveying/Geomatics and Why?

An informal poll by Julia Meldrum Smith This article was reprinted with permission from the Ontario Professional Surveyor, Volume 56,…

Calgary 2015 GoGeomatics Social

GoGeomatics 2015 Back to School Socials: Over 350 Participants Coast to Coast

The 2nd annual GoGeomatics 2015 Back to School Socials have been a tremendous success.  Last year we had 200 participants…

Trimble Introduces Next Generation Indoor Mobile Mapping System

TIMMS 2–Smaller, Lighter and Easier to Maneuver System Maximizes Performance in Indoor Spaces While Delivering Accurate, High-Quality Data Trimble (NASDAQ:…

Web Mercator: the de facto standard, the controversy, and the opportunity

Four hundred and fifty years ago, the Flemish geographer and cartographer Gerardus Mercator presented the most popular map projection ever.…

Thanks to the Sponsors of 2015 GoGeomatics Back to School Socials

GoGeomatics Canada thanks our sponsors of the 2015 Back To School  Socials that are happening across Canada this month (Dates…

Strategies for Finding a Canadian Geomatics Job

There are a number of strategies for finding a job or contract in the Canadian geomatics industry.  The strategies that…

GGE Images Kings Landing Historical Settlement in 3D

During the summer and fall of 2014, a team of researchers from the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering at…