Monitoring of seasonal changes in snow cover area in the Apex river watershed using ground camera and in situ observations.

Posted 4 years ago

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Monitoring of snow cover area in the Apex river watershed in Nunavut, Canada at different temporal and spatial scales is important to better understand and predict freshwater resource supply in that area. My previous post describes retrieval of changes in the snow-cover for a large area using MODIS 8-day composite snow cover products with a spatial resolution […]

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Pursuing a Graduate Degree in Geography

Posted 4 years ago

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Hello everyone! As a newly-minted ECCE member, in the spirit of fostering community and collaboration I would like to take this chance to briefly introduce my research interests and encourage all of you to consider pursuing graduate studies in geography. I am currently in the first semester of Carleton University’s Geography PhD program, and have […]

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Where is the Centre?

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Early this year one of my professors approached me and several other students to take part in a project that had to do with Ottawa. As the 150th Anniversary of Canada was looming in the not so distant future he’d been approached to cover the topic of what the centre of Ottawa really was. But […]

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Collision Course: the daunting repercussions of an ever-increasing human race in coastal waters

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Looking out into Chatham Strait from Warm Springs Bay, Southeast Alaska. These past couple of months I’ve had the pleasure of working closely with the Alaska Whale Foundation (AWF) on both current and future research topics. AWF was founded in 1996 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to conserving Alaska’s marine mammals and their habitat […]

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Using ArcMap for different mapping techniques

Posted 5 years ago

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Here I would like to discuss creation of maps in ArcMap using different mapping techniques. In particular I was able to easily create the following maps as a part of an assignment for GEOM3007 course: dot density map (shown in Figure 1), proportional symbol map (shown in Figure 2), and  choropleth map (shown in Figure […]

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LAS datasets and terrain dataset in ArcMap

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I took Geospatial analysis course in Fall 2016 term which guided us through different ArcMap tools useful for digital spatial data analysis. For my final project I choose to explore tools in ArcMap for processing data acquired by Lidar technologies. UAV-mounted Lidar technologies provide measurements of the distance between the UAV and the target which […]

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Examples of using NumPy to generate a near table

Posted 5 years ago

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Generate closest features by distance ————————————- From near.py Emulating Generate Near Table from ArcMap Let us begin with finding the closest 3 points to every point in a point set. Well, that is easy… we just use the ‘Generate Near Table tool’. You have been spoiled. This tool is only available at the Advanced license […]

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