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Women in Geomatics: Jaime Simpson – Pipeline Surveying in Alberta

GoGeomatics: We are talking to Jaime Simpson, formerly an Ottawa resident and recent graduate of Carleton University’s Geomatics program. Jaime…

Evolving Education, Geography, Geomatics & going beyond “What is the Capital of?” in Canada

When I was in high school I developed an interest in geography as a field of study and perhaps a…

GoGeomatics Social Leader Profile: Stephen Misner, Halifax

Stephen Misner has graciously taken on the role of group leader for our GoGeomatics Halifax division. He currently is a…

GoGeomatics Social Leader Profile: Darren Platakis, Niagara

Darren Platakis has been the group leader for GoGeomatics Canada in Niagara since November 2011. He has written five articles…

Being a Savvy Tweeter: Following and Followers Part 1

Who should I follow and why? The first lesson I learned when I started my experimental account with my university…

ACLS-AATC Surveyors: Recruiting and Retaining the Best and Brightest

GoGeomatics Canada participated in the Recruiting and Retaining the Best and Brightest workshop at the National Surveyors Conference in Niagara,…

Twitter: What is the Purpose of this Social Media Tool?

Twitter gives us unlimited access to another spatial realm-for the time being- in the spirit of our exponentially rapid development…

Peggy March: Women in Geospatial Careers – A System Failure

When I considered what to write about women in the geospatial world, from my perspective, I was stymied. I am…

Thinking about GIS or Whatever Happened to the Geography Teacher

(This title borrows from Tomlinson’s book of the same name, as well as a new book by Donald Savoie ‘…

Education: Where is the Leadership in the Canadian Geomatics Community?

In previous postings on GoGeomatics Canada  (GIS in the School System & GIS Partnerships Between the Community and the Education…

The Geospatial Desktop: Open Source Tools

Interest in mapping is on the rise, as evidenced by services such as Google Earth, Virtual Earth, MapQuest, and any…

Lynn Moorman: Finding the Way with Geo-Literacy

At first glance, navigating the world has never been easier. Getting from Point A to Point B is a snap;…