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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? …

Jessi Mielke Esri’s Certification Manager Chats About the Esri Technical Certification Program

For the last 6 months I’ve been writing articles and discussing my experience in regards to the Esri technical certification…

University of Victoria Hosts Advanced Spatial Analysis Course

Is neighbourhood socioeconomic status associated with pediatric and childhood injuries? Are such injuries clustered in space? How can I model…

Esri Technical Associate Certification: how I passed the test

A few months ago, I decided to obtain the Esri Associate certification for ArcGIS Desktop and wrote about my reasoning here. …

TECTERRA Funds $4.9 Million for Geomatics Innovation in Canada in 2015-16

TECTERRA Inc. announced it had committed $4.9 million of funds to support the geomatics technology sector in Canada during the…

Georeferencing Scanned Maps Using QGIS

One of the passions of modern day information technologists is to convert the past to digital form and to put…

GIS Certification: Esri Certification

Many GIS Certification options exist for Canadian geomatics professionals, including software-specific certifications. One popular software certification is the Technical Certification…

Teledyne to Acquire CARIS

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) (“Teledyne”) and CARIS jointly announced that the CARIS business and its international affiliates (collectively, “CARIS”) have…

SNRC: UAV Integration Highly Valued in Canadian Marketplace

Due to a foreseeable increase in the demand for UAV acquired aerial imagery in resource management, various firms are already…

GIS Certification: AOLS Certificate of Registration

  Among the various types of GIS and Geomatics certifications available to Canadians, The Association of Ontario Land Surveyors (AOLS)…

Professional Certification: Population Health Data Analysis in British Columbia

Population health research is inherently interdisciplinary, multifaceted and firmly rooted in the evolving connections between place, time and related socioeconomic…

UAV Technology in the Canadian Forestry Sector

The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) industry is soaring! Civilian drones are being applied in various global industries ranging from agriculture…