Analyzing Spatial Relationships in Mountain Regions: Visibility and Distance Analysis

Posted 10 months ago

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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 11 months 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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Diving into ArcGIS Business Analyst

Posted 1 year ago

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As a student in the Geospatial Data Analytics program at COGS, I had the opportunity to explore the capabilities of the Esri Business Analyst extension in ArcGIS Pro. I was impressed by how the platform draws from various data sources to provide a comprehensive tool for users to incorporate various demographic variables and business profiles […]

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Cleaning data is your friend

Posted 3 years 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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