How to Facilitate Collaborative Learning in GIS

Posted 11 months ago

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This past semester, I had the opportunity to facilitate learning in an Introduction to Geomatics course in a unique way – through collaboration. This meant that we were not sitting at computers, reading from a geomatics textbook or online learning course, or even working directly with mapping software! This was through the PASS program at […]

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Rebuilding Constantinople in CityEngine

Posted 2 years ago

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This spotlight post is the second article from Alan Armstrong showcasing his creative work using CityEngine to build 3D models that re-create ancient city environments. His work received deserving recognition among other great works of mapping and cartography submitted for consideration during the plenary at the Fed UC last week. Hello again. I am back […]

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Investigation of Grounding Line Dynamics and Thinning of Milne Glacier, Nunavut Using In-situ and Satellite Data

Posted 2 years ago

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The line where glaciers transition from grounded to floating is particularly susceptible to changes caused by warming in the Arctic. Grounding line retreat is associated with ice thickness reduction and enhanced ice discharge. Milne Glacier, located on Ellesmere Island, Nunavut (Fig. 1), is a surge-type glacier [1]. Its bed is on a retrograde slope, therefore, […]

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Safer Cycling

Posted 2 years ago

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Hello all, my name is Alex Oestreicher, and I’ve spent the last 4 months working at Ottawa city hall as a GIS Assistant, as part of the Carleton University Department of Geography and Environmental Studies practicum program. The practicum program is a program for 4th year honours students that provides them with a professional (albeit […]

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Making the Old New Again

Posted 2 years ago

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3D Reconstruction of Palmyra cir.300CE Using CityEngine Amidst all that is going on in the world presently, there is an ongoing struggle to preserve pieces of the past in all shapes and forms. This is experienced all around the world in almost every type of environment, and by almost every person on the planet. Whether […]

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My experiences so far…

Posted 2 years ago

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Hello Everyone, My name is RJ Mitchell and I’m a 3-rd year undergraduate student at Carleton University. I major in Geomatics Engineering and double-minor in Business: Entrepreneurship and Indigenous Studies. My original motivation to study geomatics was to eventually become a land surveyor, but the more I learn about the environmental applications of GIS, the […]

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A bit about me, and how I ended up here

Posted 2 years ago

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Hello Internet! My name is Ryan Parker, and I’m a first-year masters student at Carleton University. I am doing a master of science in geography with a specialization in data science being supervised by Murray Richardson. When I’m not slaving away behind a computer you’ll normally find me skateboarding, snowboarding, rock climbing or some other […]

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About Me

Posted 2 years ago

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Hello Everyone! My name is Alex Oestreicher. I am currently in my fourth year of my Geomatics major at Carleton University (Ottawa, ON). My background is largely in Geology, but after I discovered GIS in my 2nd year, I knew I had found my true calling. I was referred to the ECCE program by my […]

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