Transit Orientated Communities: A BA Group Co-op Showcase

Posted 4 weeks ago

By in the UW Blog

My name is Harry, and I am currently on my third co-op term working as a Spatial Data Analyst with BA Group’s GIS team. BA Group provides transportation planning and engineering services to public and private organizations for the movement of people and goods in urban environments. The primary focus of my work revolves around conducting […]

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GIS Insights for School Safety and Active Transportation

Posted 3 months ago

By in the UCalgary Blog

Identification of Collision Hotspots and Risk Levels for Pedestrian Safety in School Zones in Downtown Calgary Introduction In the dynamic urban landscape of downtown Calgary, ensuring pedestrian safety, especially in school zones, emerges as a critical challenge. My study employed Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tools for an extensive analysis of pedestrian-vehicle collision data, focusing on […]

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Gaining more experience with Experience Builder: Building Web Apps with ArcGIS Experience Builder

Posted 3 months ago

By in the McMaster Blog

Recently, as an ECCE associate I was fortunate to be able to partake in a two-day course offered by Esri Canada: Building Web Apps with ArcGIS Experience Builder. While I have dabbled a bit in the self-guided lesson options available through the Esri Course Catalogue, this was the first instructor-led course for me (and the […]

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Creating a 3D City Model with ArcGIS CityEngine

Posted 4 months ago

By in the UNB Blog

This post demonstrates the process of constructing a 3D city model using ArcGIS CityEngine, leveraging data from sources like OpenStreetMap, including network, footprint, and terrain databases. The project is a component of the “3D Geographical Information Systems” course at the Geodesy and Geomatics Department, University of New Brunswick. 1. Collecting data Using the “Get Map […]

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LOD1 Generation Using ArcGIS Pro

Posted 4 months ago

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This article aims to provide insights into LOD1 generation utilizing ArcGIS Pro within the context of the “3D Geographical Information Systems” course offered by the Geodesy and Geomatics Department at the University of New Brunswick. The process of constructing LOD1 involves three fundamental steps outlined below. 1. Understanding LOD1 LOD1, or Level of Detail 1, […]

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Remote and Direct Sensing: Merits of Mixed Method Protocols in Ecology

Posted 4 months ago

By in the UofT Blog

This summer I had the opportunity to design and carry out a week-long research project at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (RMBL) in Gothic, Colorado—as part of an ecology and evolutionary biology field course. RMBL is a renowned site for long-term ecological research, especially that pertaining to global climatic change. Gothic is situated in a […]

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Empowering GIS Workflows: Python and ArcGIS Pro Synergy

Posted 4 months ago

By in the UCalgary Blog

Introduction In the Fall semester of 2023, as part of the “Introduction to Programming in Geographic Information” course, a comprehensive project was undertaken: the creation of a Stratified Random Sampling Tool using Python within ArcGIS Pro. This tool was designed to aid soil scientists in selecting optimal sampling locations for a hypothetical research project focused […]

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