Presenting at GIS Day 2020

Posted 6 days ago

By in the Western Blog

Like all other events, whether professional, academic or even social, GIS day events at Western went online this year. The organizers of GIS day at Western, Western Libraries, put together four days of free online lightning talks, workshops, demonstrations and networking sessions. Due to the online format, students and professionals from across and even outside […]

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A ‘Mind Map’ of GIScience Basics

Posted 2 weeks ago

By in the UCalgary Blog

This ‘mind map’ was originally created for my PhD candidacy exam preparation, to help me organize, understand, and memorize knowledge and concepts regarding GIScience. The ‘mind map’ includes four main parts: architecture design, database management systems, geospatial data, and data manipulation. Additionally, I briefly went over the basic concepts and technologies of photogrammetry and digital […]

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Exploring NDVI using ArcGIS Online

Posted 2 weeks ago

By in the UofT Blog

Hi everyone! My name is Nicole and I am a third year GIS major at the University of Toronto. As part of my degree, I get to take many fascinating courses related to GIS. This past semester, I completed GGR337: Environmental Remote Sensing. The course highlighted things such as satellite sensors, digital image processing, and […]

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Creating websites using ArcGIS Hub: Atlas of Coastal Wetlands in Georgian Bay

Posted 3 weeks ago

By in the McMaster Blog

ArcGIS Hub was used to create our interactive Atlas of Coastal Wetlands in Georgian Bay. For an ecology lab without any programmers or web design specialists, we published an interactive atlas (that is mostly under construction) to present and share qualitative, quantitative, and geographic data collected, published papers, photos and videos of sampling sites, and […]

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Transforming COVID-19 Data into Web Mapping Applications.

Posted 4 weeks ago

By in the Dalhousie Blog

Geography has played a significant role throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, both locally and globally. With a second wave on the rise, understanding where COVID-19 exposure sites are is essential reducing community spread. Governments have been providing updated information regarding COVID exposure sites to increase public awareness. In Nova Scotia, such data includes the date, time, […]

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Using satellite data to model air pollution in ArcGIS

Posted 4 weeks ago

By in the UofT Blog

Modelling urban air quality is becoming increasingly important for understanding the impact that air pollution can have on public health. Air pollution can have a significant impact on human health, and long-term exposure to certain gases, such as NO2, can result in adverse health effects such as bronchitis, respiratory infections, or asthma attacks, among many […]

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Using ArcGIS CityEngine for GeoDesign on McMaster Campus: Part 2

Posted 1 month ago

By in the McMaster Blog

This article continues from the initial two steps outlined in Part 1, where an initial 3D environment for the McMaster University campus was constructed using digital elevation data, aerial imagery, and 3D models for campus buildings available for download from the SketchUp 3D Warehouse website. In this second part, the remaining steps are outlined, describing […]

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