Remote and Direct Sensing: Merits of Mixed Method Protocols in Ecology

Posted 5 months ago

By in the UofT Blog

This summer I had the opportunity to design and carry out a week-long research project at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (RMBL) in Gothic, Colorado—as part of an ecology and evolutionary biology field course. RMBL is a renowned site for long-term ecological research, especially that pertaining to global climatic change. Gothic is situated in a […]

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Empowering GIS Workflows: Python and ArcGIS Pro Synergy

Posted 5 months ago

By in the UCalgary Blog

Introduction In the Fall semester of 2023, as part of the “Introduction to Programming in Geographic Information” course, a comprehensive project was undertaken: the creation of a Stratified Random Sampling Tool using Python within ArcGIS Pro. This tool was designed to aid soil scientists in selecting optimal sampling locations for a hypothetical research project focused […]

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Park Accessibility in Victoria, British Columbia using Daytime Population & Total Population.

Posted 6 months ago

By in the Western Blog

For my third year Transportation Geography & GIS term project, I delved into essential questions about park accessibility in Victoria, BC: Daytime vs. Total Population: What is the level of accessibility for parks using daytime population values in Victoria, BC? Comparative Analysis: What is the level of accessibility for parks using total population values in […]

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Getting Started with ArcGIS Experience Builder Dev Edition

Posted 6 months ago

By in the UW Blog

This post is part of a series on developing web maps, apps, and dashboards using Esri technology. This post will go over how to get started with ArcGIS Experience Builder Dev Edition, compare Experience Builder Dev to Experience Builder in ArcGIS Online and to the ArcGIS SDK for JavaScript, and provide some additional resources to […]

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GIS Day at McMaster University: Perspectives from an ECCE Student Associate

Posted 7 months ago

By in the McMaster Blog

Every year around GIS Day, McMaster University holds an exciting series of lighting talks and demonstrations from members of the University community using GIS. This year, there were 12 speakers who spoke on topics, whose level of expertise ranged from co-op undergraduate students to PhD candidates to Research Assistants to Postdoctoral Fellows. This post aims […]

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3D model of the Halifax Harbour Waterfront

Posted 8 months ago

By in the Dalhousie Blog

This project considered what is required to create impactful and representative visualizations as well as how planners can leverage them to explain the effects of SLR and EH. This section reviews principles, guidelines, and observations that have been made when visualizations are created and presented. This section then reviews past research which has been completed […]

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Hospital and Park Accessibility in Vancouver, BC, Canada: A Geospatial Analysis

Posted 8 months ago

By in the Western Blog

For my third-year GIS final project, I decided to develop accessibility maps for two critical variables in selecting an ideal place to live in Vancouver, BC: hospitals and parks, as a young professional or recent graduate. The significance of these factors lies in their impact on our health and well-being. Why Hospitals and Parks? Hospitals […]

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