The Deeper Picture on Ghost Gear

Posted 4 months ago

By in the Dalhousie Blog

Abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear (ALDFG) is considered one of the most important marine debris issues that continues to threaten ocean sustainability. Globally, researchers are collectively working towards finding solutions to mitigate the impacts and reduce the presence of ALDFG in our oceans. Often, fishers don’t want to lose their gear, as it […]

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Exploring the Solar Rooftop Potential of Wortley Village/Old South in London, Ontario using ArcGIS Pro and LiDAR-derived DSM

Posted 4 months ago

By in the Western Blog

Over the weekend in my exploration of ArcGIS Notebooks, I came across this very interesting ArcGIS Pro Lesson by Esri Senior Product Engineer Delphine Khanna. Although it was not related to my initial plan of learning how to use ArcGIS Notebooks, the project happened to use ArcGIS Pro which I had installed a few days […]

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Using ArcGIS Field Maps to Collect Data on Sidewalk Obstacles in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Posted 5 months ago

By in the UCalgary Blog

As a Master of Geographic Information Systems (MGIS) Student and a research assistant for Dr. Victoria Fast at the University of Calgary, I had the opportunity to assist in setting up and leading a module for undergraduate students that would require them to recognize barriers in the built environment that would affect the accessibility of […]

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Uncovering the Power of Remote Sensing in Micrometeorological Studies

Posted 5 months ago

By in the Western Blog

In my third-year micrometeorology class with Dr.Voogt, we were assigned a course project to work in small groups throughout the term, and each group had to conduct a research project for related to microclimate or micrometeorology. The course covered a wide range of topics such as solar radiation budget, soil microclimates, surface temperatures, etc. For […]

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Analyzing the Best Tourism Spots

Posted 5 months ago

By in the UofT Blog

This blog post is about part of my GIS assignment from last term. The objective of this part was to teach us how to use viewshed analysis and least cost path analysis to find the best tourism spot (out of three candidate spots) based on how much of the city/urban-areas are visible from that particular […]

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Quality Assessment of the OpenStreetMap Road Network in Calgary, Alberta Using ArcGIS Pro Python Notebook

Posted 5 months ago

By in the UCalgary Blog

By rapidly growing the volunteered geographic information (VGI) platforms in recent years, accurate and up-to-date geospatial data are being provided more and more every day. Moreover, these open sources data are easily and freely accessible to the users. This creates a challenge for the various governmental mapping organizations which have well-established mandates to map the […]

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Analyzing the Distribution of Houses and Condominiums of Vancouver Airbnb

Posted 6 months ago

By in the UofT Blog

This blog post is about my first spatial data science assignment. The purpose of this assignment was to map out the location the Vancouver Airbnb and analyze the various trends of the properties, specifically the House and Condominiums. I was given a non-spatial csv file that contained the ID, Property Type (House or Condominium), Room Type, Bedroom Numbers, Price, and Review Scores of 5,618 properties.   The very first thing I […]

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