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Multiple NASA Earth Observation satellites record major freshwater changes around the world

In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists have combined an array of NASA satellite observations of Earth with data on human activities…

One of the Best Geomatics events in Canada: GeoAlberta 2017

I had a chance to attend the 2017 GeoAlberta conference earlier this month in Calgary, Alberta. This was my first…

Master’s Thesis Student Recruitment: Amphibious Housing in Vietnam

University of Waterloo searching Funded Master’s (MA or MES) research project Dr. Carrie Mitchell (UW-Planning) and Dr. Brent Doberstein (UW-Geography…

Free Satellite Imagery For You: Sentinel 1 & 2

Sentinel constellations and data products As the ENVISAT program is coming to an end, the European Space Agency has begun…

QGIS: Performing Viewshed Analysis on Archaeological Sites

In 1927 a Vancouver bylaw was enacted that limited the height of buildings to a maximum of six stories in…

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…

Remote Sensing QGIS: Semi-Automatic-Classification Plugin (SCP)

Semi-Automatic Classification Plugin   Today I’m going to take a quick look at one of the remote sensing plugins for…

Toronto & Calgary: Federal Floodplain Mapping Workshop March 28th & 30th

The Federal Floodplain Mapping Guidelines workshop, hosted by Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) on behalf of the Government of Canada,…

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…

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Ten Interesting Facts about the Geography of Canada

This year Canada will celebrate its 150th birthday on July 1st. Most of you, like me, will be out celebrating…

High Resolution Mapping Along the Coastal Zone Workshop

Event Recap: COGS & CIG & GANS Cooperate for Mapping Workshop

The Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG) Nova Scotia Branch and the Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia (GANS), two regional professional organizations that foster the application of geographic information within the geomatics sector recently collaborated to host a high resolution mapping workshop at the Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) in Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia.

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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…

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