A Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Summer Student in the Department of Facility Services at McMaster University

Posted 3 days ago

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This summer I had the great pleasure of being a part of a great team and taking on an amazing opportunity offered by Facility Services at McMaster University as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Summer Student for a 4-month work term. This opportunity was brought to my attention by my professor Patrick DeLuca who taught […]

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Assessing Carer-Worker Potential Path Areas with Python and ArcGIS Pro

Posted 1 week ago

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I’m so excited to be commencing my graduate studies back at McMaster, working in the School of Earth, Environment & Society’s Transportation Research Lab (TransLAB) — where I have the opportunity to pursue interesting research projects about transportation and travel behaviour problems, with GIS. In my last term of undergrad and through this past summer, […]

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Using ArcGIS Pro and Python Notebooks to Look at The Interaction of Deer and Hunters in Oklahoma, USA

Posted 1 month ago

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Over the past summer I had the pleasure of working with Dr. Long here at Western University as a part of the Undergraduate Summer Research Internships program. I learned a tremendous amount about GIS software, particularly ArcGIS pro. I used this time to explore tools and features that I had not previously been taught in […]

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ArcGIS Urban For Visually-Oriented Collaborative Planning

Posted 5 months ago

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The analytical power of GIS has benefitted just about every industry. The nature of the GIS discipline also lends itself particularly well to urban planning. In response, and about eight years after the debut of CityEngine, Esri released ArcGIS Urban which is a web-based urban planning application. Whereas CityEngine is primarily a 3D mass urban […]

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Building Digital Worlds in CityEngine

Posted 5 months ago

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It took several days and a whole host of ArcGIS software applications before my entry for the recent Esri Canada 2021 Young Scholar Award contest eventually came together. One of the main highlights common to every Esri-based competition I’ve encountered thus far has been the opportunity to learn new things, and the excitement that comes […]

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Cleaning data is your friend

Posted 5 months ago

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In a perfect world, a geospatial project would be provided with data that requires no additional cleaning. You could start mapping or executing an analysis from the get-go with the initial data, saving a lot of time, energy, and brain power. The above scenario is rarely the case, as most GIS practitioners know. It is […]

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