Meet the teams of the ECCE App Challenge 2022

Posted 6 months ago

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The annual ECCE App Challenge has recently completed its 8th iteration. Each year this competition provides us with the opportunity to see many new and interesting apps created and presented by teams joining from ECCE schools across the country. The 2022 App Challenge has continued this tradition, giving a total of 25 teams of students […]

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Delineating Urban Lake Watersheds using Arc Hydro

Posted 6 months ago

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Many natural and anthropogenic processes occurring within a lake’s watershed directly affect lake water quality (Soranno et al., 2015). As such, delineating the bounds of a lake’s watershed is often the first step towards identifying factors driving changes in water quality over time. This critical step can be achieved with the help of Arc Hydro, […]

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Watershed Analysis Over the Don Valley River: The Potential Pathways of Aqueous Pollutants

Posted 6 months ago

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Water is a crucial catalyst in propelling an inexhaustible list of anthropogenic activities such as agricultural practices, daily household commodities, and industrial/mining pursuits. Despite being limited to such a finite supply of freshwater resources, future generations will find themselves in a troubling situation as this fundamental resource is being exploited to an irreparable extent by […]

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The Deeper Picture on Ghost Gear

Posted 7 months ago

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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 8 months ago

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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 8 months ago

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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 8 months ago

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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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