Dr. Robert ‘Bob’ Ryerson: A Canadian Geomatics Perspective on our Industry and Future
GoGeomatics has had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Robert ‘Bob’ Ryerson of KIM Geomatics Corporation. Along with his…
Andrew Hoggarth: CARIS Geospatial Software Solutions
GoGeomatics recently had the opportunity to talk with Andrew Hoggarth, Marketing and Sales Manager, CARIS . As a senior executive in the Geomatics industry, Andrew has a wealth of experience to share about CARIS and how his technical expertise has led him to a senior position in a business role.
Photogrammetry and Cartographic Specialist
GoGeomatics met with Jenn White a photogrammetry and cartographic specialist to talk about her job hunt and her career. Jenn has worked has worked for the federal government in Ottawa and for industry in the prairies.
Jenn attended the University of Manitoba, where she got a B.A. Advanced with a Major in Geography. In her second year of studies, she took a cartography course and it was from that course, that she became passionate about working with and creating maps. Find out more about Jenn White, a Photogrammetry and Cartographic specialist.
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.
Spatial Ecologist and GIS Manager
Ted Elliot of LGL Limited environmental research associates helps to better explain and define what a Spatial Ecologist and GIS Manager’s role could be. A key to LGL’s success has been the stability of the company, resulting in low staff turnover. Several staff members have been with LGL for 30 years or more. This experience enables LGL to complete assignments efficiently, on time, and within budget, and with a high degree of scientific competence.
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.
Project Manager – LIDAR Surveying
Find out what a Project Manager role with a LIDAR data Acquisition company is like and how you could get yourself into the LIDAR survey business. A very exciting and dynamic role for young people to keep up to date with changing technology and also have a chance to see the world while getting paid to do it.