unmanned aerial vehicles

Chief Pilot for Cooke & Associates Inc Summarizes the Coming UAV regulation Changes in Canada

The new Canadian Air Regulations are complex pieces of literature for those unable to parse legalese. Luckily David Cooke, Chief…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for March 18th: Lunar Gateway program; RME; SongSAT; Edmonton’s Smart City entry; 2019 geospatial events

MDA applauds Canadian entry to Lunar program MDA is cheering the Canadian government’s decision to join the Lunar Gateway program,…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for November 13th: NRCan and OGC; RASC; Concordia University; Canada’s Commemorative Map; IN-FLIGHT Data

NRCan becomes OGC strategic member GeoConnections of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) has upgraded to the highest level of membership—strategic member—in…

UAV Surveys – How to Ensure Accuracy and Precision

For the past four years, I’ve been involved with the capture and delivery of data derived from drones. My experience…

Geospatial Earth Observation Using Blimps, Balloons and Kites

These days drones are all the rage. Nevertheless, there are other ways to collect data from the sky! Blimps, balloons and kites…

Marine Geomatics Primer: Using UUVs to Take Flight Underwater

Unmanned Underwater Vehicles One of the most interesting things to happen in regards to marine geomatics technology has been the…

UAVs in Canada – Key Exposures to Loss and Ways to Protect Yourself

This article was written by Mark Sampson for the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors. Mark’s contact details are at the…

PCI Geomatics and PrecisionHawk Enter into Long Term Partnership

PCI Geomatics, a world leading developer of remote sensing and photogrammetric software and systems, announced today it has entered into…

Conference: Where Geomatics Meets GeoScience

With now only one month to go until the 2nd Virtual Geoscience Conference (VGC 2016) takes place in Bergen, Norway,…

Transport Canada updates Canadian UAV Stakeholders

GoGeomatics got an interesting email this week about the proposed regulatory framework regarding UAVs from Transport Canada.  It’s really an…

2016 Student UAS Competition- Phase 1 Winners

Phase 1 of the 2016 Student UAS Competition is complete. A judging panel, comprised of Canadian subject matter experts, has…

2016 Canadian Geomatics Events & Conferences

This is our list Canadian geomatics conferences and events for 2016. Here you will find events pertaining to GIS, remote…