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World Digital Library !

The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world from 8000 BC to 2009 AD and DOWNLOAD them in TIF and other known fo...
by Geomatics tools on May 22, 2013

Geospatial Analysis - 4th Edition - de Smith, Goodchild, Longley

Title Geospatial Analysis: A Comprehensive Guide to Principles, Techniques and Software ToolsAuthor(s) Michael J de Smith, Michael F Goodchild, Paul A LongleyPublisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd; 2nd edition (Dec 19, 2007), eBook, 4th Edition (2013)Ha...
by Geomatics tools on May 16, 2013

How Real Estate Sells With Cloud Computing [INFOGRAPHIC]

Source  http://www.rackspace.com/blog/how-real-estate-sells-with-cloud-computing-infographic/...

Software tools for conservation biologists

Given the popularity of certain prescriptive posts on ConservationBytes.com, I thought it prudent to compile a list of software that my lab and I have found particularly useful over the years. This list is not meant to be comprehensive, but it will g...
by Conservation Bytes on Apr 7, 2013

Distributing spatial data across the enterprise

aka ‘Controlled propgagation of data vs ad-hoc chaos’ How do you distribute GIS data across the enterprise? Centralisation is a great idea. It means that you have all data managed in one place – and supposedly enables that oft used...
by Geodigital on Apr 3, 2013

Geomatics Acronyms and Abbreviations

Geomatics has become a pretty common term in Canada lately and includes many different disciplines such as  geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing, cartography, land surveying, global navigation satellite systems (GNSS), photogramme...
by CanadianGIS on Mar 8, 2013

Canadian GIS Data

I am sure that almost any geomatics professional would agree that a major part of any GIS are the data sets involved. The data can be in the form of vectors, rasters, aerial photography or statistical tabular data and most often the data component ca...
by CanadianGIS on Feb 27, 2013

Ontario Medical Association turns to DMTI Spatial

The Ontario Medical Association (OMA) needed to build a province-wide database to perform multiple pieces of analysis regarding all doctors and facilities in Ontario. This initiative was partially driven by the needs of various incentive programs tha...
by CanadianGIS on Feb 26, 2013

Why I’ve got problems with Waterfall and large-scale GIS Projects

Why does the Waterfall model still exist? For many organisations, it’s legacy. It’s keeping in the safe zone. It’s what’s always been done. GIS is like any other subject area, in that, in moving to a new Enterprise GIS, or upd...
by Geodigital on Feb 25, 2013

Free webinar – Web GIS for Engineering

Join Pacific Alliance Technologies for a free webinar to learn how iVAULT Web GIS is helping engineering firms improve their workflows and increase revenue. Using iVAULT, a secure web portal used daily by clients and staff and it’s an easy-to-use,...
by CanadianGIS on Feb 21, 2013

E-book : Application of Geographic Information Systems

Edited by Bhuiyan Monwar AlamThe importance of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can hardly be overemphasized in today’s academic and professional arena. More professionals and academics have been using GIS than ever – urban & regiona...
by Geomatics tools on Feb 15, 2013

E-book :Advances in Spatial Planning

Edited by Jaroslav BurianSpatial planning is a significant part of geosciences that is developing very rapidly. Many new methods and modeling techniques like GIS (Geographical Information Systems), GPS (Global Positioning Systems) or remote sens...
by Geomatics tools on Feb 15, 2013

E-book : Studies on Environmental and Applied Geomorphology

Edited by Tommaso Piacentini and Enrico MiccadeiThis book includes several geomorphological studies up-to-date, incorporating different disciplines and methodologies, always focused on methods, tools and general issues of environmental and appli...
by Geomatics tools on Feb 15, 2013

GeoNB – the ‘All Things Geographic’ place for New Brunswick data

Last year I featured GeoNB, New Brunswick’s approach to publicly available geographic information for the entire province of New Brunswick [see the previous article here if you missed it]. This valuable resource by Service New Brunswick provides a...
by CanadianGIS on Feb 13, 2013

ArcGIS 10.1 Service Pack 1

The ArcGIS 10.1 service pack provides you maintenance fixes, performance improvements, software enhancements, and translation updates; all of which will improve the quality of your ArcGIS system.Please download  after selecting your language and...
by Geomatics tools on Jan 25, 2013

Sistemas de información geografica

Un Sistema de Información Geográfica (SIG o GIS, en su acrónimo inglés Geographic Information System) es una integración organizada de hardware, software y datos geográficos diseñada para capturar, almacenar, manipular, analizar y desplegar en...

Memorial (MUN) GISciences Diploma Program

The diploma program in Geographic Information Sciences (GISciences) at Memorial is an intense 30 credit program, it is made up of a from a variety of cartography, geographical information systems, and remote sensing courses along with two field cours...
by CanadianGIS on Jan 20, 2013

Geographic Translator : MSP Geotrans 3.2

Geotrans 3.2 has been released. Geotrans is the coordinate conversion application or a geographic translator program among a wide variety of coordinate systems, map projections, and datums. Geotrans runs in Microsoft Windows, LINUX and UNIX environme...
by Geomatics tools on Jan 14, 2013

7 Tips for Success as a GIS Consultant

Great article that I want to share and after the permession of the author :Written by CaitlinThis post is an anniversary special. It has officially been one year since I launched my company,Geographic Design. In hindsight, perhaps launching a co...
by Geomatics tools on Jan 10, 2013

Selkirk College Student Showcase

Each year GIS students at Selkirk College are required to create thier own websites as a tool to help showcase and promote the various projects that they have done while studying and learning GIS. Most of the time it is only a work in progress that...
by CanadianGIS on Jan 2, 2013


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