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

Posted 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 3 months ago

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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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Using ArcGIS CityEngine for GeoDesign on McMaster Campus: Part 1

Posted 3 months ago

By in the McMaster Blog

Esri’s ArcGIS CityEngine is an advanced three-dimensional (3D) modelling software for creating realistic, interactive, and immersive urban environments (Fabricius, 2020). CityEngine allows users to build entire 3D cities effectively in one step, design urban environments, master 3D content creation, and bring a community vision to life (Fabricius, 2020). If we take a look at case […]

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How food secure/insecure are Hamilton’s neighbourhoods? Using Python and ArcGIS’s Network Analyst Module to map Hamiltonians’ access to healthy food

Posted 3 months ago

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My name is Daniel Van Veghel, and I am a fourth year Arts & Science student at Mac. I am working to complete my Minor in GIS, and this semester I am taking “GIS Programming” through Mac’s School of Earth, Environment and Society. The course aims to show how Python can be a useful tool […]

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