Pavement Marking Inventory using GIS and Computer Vision – Part II

Posted 11 months ago

By in the BCIT Blog

Aligned with the City of Surrey’s Digital Transportation Strategy, which aims to create a user-centric and data-driven Intelligent Transportation System, significant strides were made in 2022. The city collaborated with a student from the GIS Department at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) to develop a deep learning model. This model automates the collection […]

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Introduction to Discrete Global Grid System

Posted 11 months ago

By in the SFU Blog

Discrete Global Grid System (DGGS) have been proposed as a new geospatial technology and Earth reference system which utilizes a spherical tessellation of space to represent the Earth’s surface and is global in scope. The DGGS framework offers a discrete way for spatial referencing, using cells as the smallest unit of its base rather than […]

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A Day in a Life of a GIS Intern at CBRE

Posted 12 months ago

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As a BCIT Advanced Diploma GIS student, part of the curriculum involves an industry sponsored project or practicum. Earlier this year, I was fortunate and grateful to start an internship at CBRE working with their Location Intelligence team here in Vancouver, BC. CBRE is the largest commercial real estate services and investment firm globally and […]

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Working smarter, not harder, with ArcGIS ModelBuilder

Posted 1 year ago

By in the UCalgary Blog

I was introduced to ArcGIS ModelBuilder during a course lab where we were asked to design a model which could enable the interpolation of temperature values for Alberta and Saskatchewan. Aside from ensuring consistency, efficiency, and effectiveness, the ModelBuilder aids the visualization of the workflow, allows modification by setting inputs and outputs as parameters, and […]

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Analyzing Spatial Relationships in Mountain Regions: Visibility and Distance Analysis

Posted 1 year ago

By in the COGS Blog

Are you ready to be blown away by the magnificent mountains of Whistler, British Columbia? Whistler is not only famous for its stunning landscape and outdoor activities but also for being an excellent site for analyzing spatial relationships. In this blog post, we will delve into the importance of visibility and distance analysis in mountainous […]

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NSCC Campus Crawl – A Nova Scotia Route Optimization Guide

Posted 1 year ago

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In one of our Location Analytics course projects, we are asked to utilize ArcGIS Pro Network Analyst extension to identify optimal routes for subjects of our interest. Travelling has always been my passion, but logistics planning can be tricky: within a limited timeframe, how can one maximize their travel footprint? Given the landscape and infrastructure […]

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