About Me…

Posted 3 weeks ago

By in the UW Blog

Hi there! My name is Claire, I am a fourth-year undergraduate student at the University of Waterloo’s School of Planning. I am thrilled to be one of UW’s student associates with Esri Canada GIS Centres of Excellence, and look forward to sharing my interests, studies, and research on the ECCE Blog, as well as participating in […]

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Ideas for Displaying Categorical and Time-Based Data

Posted 2 months ago

By in the Western Blog

Deciding the best way to visualize your data is one of the most important steps in making sure that message is clear and understood by the reader. But when you are working with many different variables, it can be challenging to display them all together on one map to show the connections between different categorical […]

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Creating Your Own GIS Guidebook!

Posted 4 months ago

By in the UofT Blog

Last summer I worked as an Urban Planning Summer Student at my local municipality. My responsibilities included lots of development reviews and GIS work. I often found that I had to help my coworkers with basic GIS / ArcMap functions such as searching for an address or changing symbology. Instead of waiting to ask the […]

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Analyzing Toronto Crime Data using Kernel Density

Posted 4 months ago

By in the UofT Blog

Recently, the Toronto Police Service released its 2019 data of major crime indicators. These indicators include assaults, auto thefts, break and enters, homicides, robberies, and thefts over. In this blog, I will analyze the major crime indicators for Toronto in 2019 using kernel density. Kernel Density Kernel Density is a spatial analyst tool that calculates […]

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Experience and thoughts with Web AppBuilder and ArcGIS

Posted 5 months ago

By in the UofT Blog

This is Philip, a third-year undergraduate student studying in GIS and CS at the University of Toronto Mississauga. In April, I participated in the Esri App Challenge with Andrew Sud and Christine Cong, we designed a web application helping people to avoid tree allergies using Esri’s Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS. Although we did not win […]

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