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Ten Interesting Facts about the Geography of Canada

This year Canada will celebrate its 150th birthday on July 1st. Most of you, like me, will be out celebrating…

High Resolution Mapping Along the Coastal Zone Workshop

Event Recap: COGS & CIG & GANS Cooperate for Mapping Workshop

The Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG) Nova Scotia Branch and the Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia (GANS), two regional professional organizations that foster the application of geographic information within the geomatics sector recently collaborated to host a high resolution mapping workshop at the Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia.

Vancouver Geospatial Career Seminar February 23rd

GoGeomatics Canada is bringing our popular career seminar to Vancouver this February. This is only the second time we have…

Geospatial Earth Observation Using Blimps, Balloons and Kites

These days drones are all the rage. Nevertheless, there are other ways to collect data from the sky! Blimps, balloons and kites…

Canadian Geography & Geo-Literacy: The GeoNiagara Radio Show is on the air

The GeoNiagara Radio Show seeks to engage and inform educators, students and the broader community about the relevance and importance…

New Galileo navigation system is experiencing clock failures

  Since December 15, 2016, the new Galileo global satellite navigation system has been up and running. Unfortunately, there are…

Upgrade your Geospatial Skills: leveraging the power of MOOCs

What I want to share with you are some resources related to something called Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) where…

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Atlantic Canada: COGS: Geomatics Professionals Coming to Discuss High Resolution Coastal Mapping

High Resolution Coastal Zone Mapping This collaborative effort by GANS & the CIG will engage the geospatial community & increase awareness on the value…

Making is Connecting: the social meaning of creativity

I spent Christmas in Sydney, Cape Breton. While there, I had the time to read David Gauntlett’s book ‘Making is Connecting’.…

The Future of GIS Software? QGIS A Popular Open-Source GIS for the Masses

In today’s geomatics society, ArcGIS, developed by Esri, is a giant and dominates the GIS software market. However, there are…

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…

Feb 7-8: Two Day Workshop on High Resolution Mapping Along Coastal Zones

The coastal zone, that dynamic geographic region where the interaction of the sea and land occurs, is vital to the…