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A Canadian Geographer’s Notes from Nunavut

For the last five years, I have annually had the opportunity to spend time in Iqaluit, Canada’s fastest growing community in Canada’s fastest growing territory or province. On arrival, I check out the selection of new books at Arctic Ventures and the screening of new movies about the North. This year, there was the chance to see John Walker’s Passage and to buy a copy of Darrel Varga’s book of the same name in the Canadian Cinema series.

Student Passion for Geography and the Google Summer of Code

GoGeomatics has reached across the Atlantic to interview one of our new geospatial contributors in Europe. Join us as we…

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…

Montreal: Join me at the Earth Observation Summit June 20-22, 2017

As a recent graduate of the Fleming GIS program I jumped at the chance to attend the Earth Observation (EO)…

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…

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…

My COGS GIS Education

What About COGS The Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) is one of the best colleges in Canada for learning GIS. …

GNOSIS – A New Geomatics Software Suite

Creating a new GIS from scratch is a tough undertaking. It involves a lot of innovation. Ecere, a Canadian company…

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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…

Interview with Sam Scovill, GIS Technician and 3 Day Champion on Jeopardy

Every weeknight, my mom and I watch Jeopardy together. Jeopardy always starts with the announcement of the contestants by their…

Planning an Enterprise GIS from the Bottom Up

You might be an observant professional in a department that uses GIS. Your organization may be large and have many…

Technical Writing Tips for GIS and Geomatics Professionals

  You might be a Manager, Consultant, GIS Specialist, Geomatics Engineer, Survey Analyst, Cartographer, Spatial Analyst, GIS Developer or Remote…

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