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Conversations with Michael Goodchild on Questions of Geography

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Michael Goodchild and talk about his book and Geography.  Michael was…

Northern Canada: Nunavut and a New View of Community Mapping

The writer and his wife, Heather Stewart visited grandchildren in Iqaluit for three weeks in April During the first week…

GoGeomatics Goes to East Africa: New Markets for Canadian Technologies

  Jambo from Nairobi, Kenya!   I,  Jon Murphy – GoGeomatic’s intrepid Managing Director, am in Kenya having a look…

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…

Remembering Roger Tomlinson & Early History of GIS in Canada

It’s two years now since Roger Tomlinson passed away.  Roger’s and my career path have crossed several times over the…

Trimble Introduces Next Generation Indoor Mobile Mapping System

TIMMS 2–Smaller, Lighter and Easier to Maneuver System Maximizes Performance in Indoor Spaces While Delivering Accurate, High-Quality Data Trimble (NASDAQ:…

Advice

Perspective is everything: The St. John’s Declaration & Geographic Education

I am a retired geographic educator. I am a geographer. I understand GIS. Or should I say I LOVE Geomatics?…

2005-2015: Ten Years with Google Maps

In February 2005, Google Maps was launched as a desktop web mapping service. A few months later, in June 2005,…

Strategies for Young GIS & Geomatics Professionals: Getting Ahead At Work

You have landed your job in geomatics and you want to move ahead. Maybe you are interested in leading a…

GGE Adjunct Professor and Colleagues Win Best Paper Award at International Meeting

Dr. Attila Komjathy, a principal investigator at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and adjunct professor in the Department of Geodesy and…

PredictION: Routing & Modeling App for Proposed Transit Projects

PredictION is an app that provides transit authorities with a unique approach to engage and inform the public. By making…

Esri ECCE App Challenge Lets Students Develop New Skills

Back in March, GoGeomatics Canada introduced the Esri Canada Centres of Excellence App Challenge while the competition was still underway.…