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Top 5 Popular GoGeomatics Articles from 2015

It’s that time again! Time to take a look back at the last year on the Magazine and see which articles were the most popular with our readers. We had a lot of great reads to choose from this year, but here is the definitive list of the top 5 GoGeomatics articles of 2015.

1. 2015 Canadian Geomatics Events & Conferences

Written by GoGeomatics Canada – December 18th, 2014

This is our list Canadian geomatics conferences and events for 2015. It was the  most popular article for 2015 as more and more of the community recognized that GoGeomatics Canada was the source for events.   We are updating the list to create the 2016 version, so if you have a Canadian geomatics event coming up, please let us know so we can add it to our list. Send an email to info@gogeomatics.ca with your event info.

2. Turkey VS Russia: which map do you believe?

Written by Jon Murphy – November 25th, 2015

“This week Turkish F-16s took out a Russian military jet along the Turkish-Syrian border.  Turkey is a NATO member and any conflict with Russia could immediately  trigger the collective defense clauses of all NATO members.  Canada is a NATO member so you should be paying attention.

3. CGCRT Says GeoAlliance – Take it or Leave it

Written by Jon Murphy – February 16, 2015

“As one of the former team members, and until last fall a volunteer of the Canadian Geomatics Community Round Table (CGCRT), I am going to interpret and analyze the most recent communications from the CGCRT, the new name Geoalliance, and the new governance model that has been distributed.” Continue Reading

4. September: Join us for the 2015 GoGeomatics Back to School Socials

Written by GoGeomatics Canada – August 19th, 2015

“The 2nd Annual GoGeomatics Canada Back to School Socials are happening this September.  To kick off the 2015 school year, GoGeomatics is welcoming everyone to our Canada-Wide Back to School Socials this September…. Continue Reading

5. Web Mercator: the de facto standard, the controversy, and the opportunity

Written by September 23rd, 2015

“Four hundred and fifty years ago, the Flemish geographer and cartographer Gerardus Mercator presented the most popular map projection ever. It became fairly the standard projection for nautical maps because of its ability to represent lines of constant course (aka rhumb lines or loxodromes) as straight segments. However, it was also widely used in other types of maps. Continue Reading

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