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Google Earth Engine – What is a Data Cube and Why Canadians Should Care

What is a data cube and how is it used for big data analytics?  How does a data cube work…

Event Recap: The 2017 Canadian Surveyors Conference in Ottawa

On March 1st and 2nd land surveyor professionals, as well as industry exhibitors, headed to Ottawa for the 2017 Canadian…

My COGS GIS Education, Part II

In my first article, I introduced the how and why I chose to attend COGS from the fall of 2014…

Top Ten Climate Change Maps and GIS Applications

Awareness for climate change has been steadily increasing ever since the Green Revolution in the 1960s. There is a plethora…

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…

Upgrade your Geospatial Skills: leveraging the power of MOOCs

What I want to share with you are some resources related to something called Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) where…

High Resolution Mapping Along the Coastal Zone - https://geomatics.one

Atlantic Canada: COGS: Geomatics Professionals Coming to Discuss High Resolution Coastal Mapping

High Resolution Coastal Zone Mapping This collaborative effort by GANS & the CIG will engage the geospatial community & increase awareness on the value…

Making is Connecting: the social meaning of creativity

I spent Christmas in Sydney, Cape Breton. While there, I had the time to read David Gauntlett’s book ‘Making is Connecting’.…

Interview with Ted Mackinnon: Promoting Canadian GIS & Geomatics on Twitter

GoGeomatics has been actively using Twitter to reach out to the geospatial community since 2009. We have written and hosted…

Fall Reading in Canada: landscape, language, geography

Last week, I picked up a copy of Robert MacFarlane’s ‘Landmarks’. I had read all of his previous works and…

The Accidental Geographer: Thoughts on Coming Home

My friend, Edward, directed me towards the Internet and the podcast website entitled ‘The Accidental Geographer’. Edward, in his version…

The Canadian Remote Sensing Society Wants Your Data

OK. They don’t want all your data, just some of it. What they really want is your most compelling and…

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