Looking at Favourite Mall Destinations Throughout Toronto’s Metropolitan Area

Posted 2 months ago

By in the BCIT Blog

Blog Summary: Thorough understanding of a location is fundamental for real-estate professionals and stakeholders. Geospatial visualizations and data have the capacity to capture a geographic snapshot in time explaining the synergy and interaction between people and areas of interest. In this blog post I describe how GIS and data are used at CBRE to visualize […]

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The future of public health is spatial

Posted 3 months ago

By in the Dalhousie Blog

Demand for geospatial research has increased exponentially over the past decade (Casper et al., 2019). In the past two years alone, the global pandemic has heightened the importance of “place” with a deeper awareness of how the built environment can hinder or support public health by influencing individual behaviours and population-wide distribution of disease. One […]

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Doing Spatial Analysis with ArcGIS Online: A Reflection on Esri’s Going Places with Spatial Analysis MOOC

Posted 3 months ago

By in the Western Blog

In the past two months with the majority of my school works being completed, I was able to dedicate myself to one of Esri’s ongoing MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course), and attend their weekly exercises and webinars that talk about the different tools and concepts for conducting spatial analysis using ArcGIS Online. This six-weeks course […]

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Exploring Cycle-Level Heat – Preparing for Analysis of Remote Sensing Microscale Urban Heat

Posted 3 months ago

By in the UofT Blog

This blog post will present my current MSc Thesis project. As human population increases, we are seeing a trend towards more people living in cities than in rural areas (Hiemstra et al., 2017). In 1861, 16% of Canadians lived in urban regions; whereas, in 2011, 81.5% lives in urban regions (Statistics Canada, 2018). Urban areas […]

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Using Optical Imagery and Fuzzy Logic to Map Wildfires in British Columbia

Posted 5 months ago

By in the BCIT Blog

Exacerbated by human-induced climate change, wildfires have become increasingly severe and devastating in recent years. In British Columbia over the past decade, wildfires have consistently cost hundreds of millions in damages and pose serious health threats to the population as the smoke lingers over populous areas throughout the province.  For our British Columbia Institute of […]

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