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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…

Graph Databases – Recent development in Neo4j may help accommodate the Geospatial Community

Graph Databases and GIS & Technology (GIS&T) In the era of big data, graph databases are becoming very popular as…

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List of Canadian Geomatics Conferences and Events for 2017

This is our list Canadian geomatics conferences and events for 2017. Here you will find events pertaining to GIS, remote…

Contrasting: GIS & Geomatics Education in Canada and China

I have studied Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in both Canada and China. Last summer I completed my master in geography at…

Geospatial Development: Enhancing GIS curricula with programming skills at UNB

Geospatial information science and technology (GIS&T) has rapidly evolved over the last few decades. This evolution has created a highly…

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Ten Online GIS Programs in Canada

After completing an undergraduate degree in 2015, (Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Toronto) I needed to determine…

Technical Writing Tips for GIS and Geomatics Professionals

  You might be a Manager, Consultant, GIS Specialist, Geomatics Engineer, Survey Analyst, Cartographer, Spatial Analyst, GIS Developer or Remote…

Operational GIS Jobs in the Canadian Military

Whether its businesses, governments or for personal use, Geomatics offers everyday solutions to the worlds questions. The Canadian Armed Forces…

The Importance of Students & Young Professionals in Canada’s Geomatics Community

With the help of our sponsors GoGeomatics Canada is bringing students and young geospatial professionals together at 11 events from…

LiDAR in Canada: Conversation with Dr. Chris Hopkinson Research Chair Remote Sensing University of Lethbridge

The author Bob Maher (BM) and Chris Hopkinson (CH) both worked as scientists at the Appied Geomatics Reearch Group (AGRG)…

GIS Health Studies: Conduct Spatial Exposure Assessments

Interested in how to conduct different types of spatial exposure assessments for air pollution or other exposures to a population? …

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Become a BCIT GIS Student Project / Practicum Sponsor

The BCIT GIS department has been graduating students for 25+ years.  Our students come from BC, but as well, across…