Gaining more experience with Experience Builder: Building Web Apps with ArcGIS Experience Builder

Posted 2 weeks ago

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Recently, as an ECCE associate I was fortunate to be able to partake in a two-day course offered by Esri Canada: Building Web Apps with ArcGIS Experience Builder. While I have dabbled a bit in the self-guided lesson options available through the Esri Course Catalogue, this was the first instructor-led course for me (and the […]

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

Posted 3 months ago

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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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GIS Development Student at Bruce Power

Posted 10 months ago

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During the winter of 2022, an amazing opportunity came my way as a co-op student who thrives in expanding her connections and skills in GIS. I landed a position to work at Bruce Power as a GIS Development Student for an 8-month work term. Located on the eastern shore of Lake Huron, Bruce Power is […]

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ArcGIS in Hydrological Field Data Collection: Reflections on the 2022 Field Season

Posted 1 year ago

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This post is an overview of our research lab’s recent usage of ArcGIS applications, specifically the mobile platform, in the collection of field hydrological data. Our lab, the McMaster Ecohydrology Lab, has integrated ArcGIS in our field data collection since 2018 with the Collector App, and has since shifted to Field Maps in 2021 along […]

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Unlocking the secrets of glacial retreat using remote sensing: Peru’s Cordillera Blanca

Posted 1 year ago

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Hi everyone! My name is Henry Gage and I am a fourth year undergraduate student in McMaster’s Integrated Science program. I work in the McMaster Glacial Sedimentology lab, where I study the retreat of tropical glaciers. This summer I had the opportunity to travel to Peru to combine UAV and satellite remote sensing with paleoclimatic […]

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Do Separated Bike Lanes Increase Bike Share Traffic? Using ArcGIS Pro and ArcPy to determine Hamilton Bike Share’s Ridership Changes

Posted 1 year ago

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Hi everyone! It’s been a while since my last post, but I’ve been busy working on a component of my MSc thesis at McMaster’s TransLAB (Transportation Research Lab). The research is investigating the impacts of separated cycling infrastructure on Hamilton Bike Share ridership, along the affected road links. Active Transportation, and particularly cycling, are becoming […]

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Winning this year’s ECCE app challenge on reducing the unequal exposure to air pollution in Canada

Posted 2 years ago

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The ECCE annual app challenge started in 2015 and continued earlier this year (2021). This year was my second time participating. Like last year, we spent the entire week working virtually, which helped reduce commute time but was instead spent waiting for the other person’s screen to unfreeze. I am proud of our team for […]

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

Posted 2 years 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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