ArcGIS Urban For Visually-Oriented Collaborative Planning

Posted 2 weeks ago

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The analytical power of GIS has benefitted just about every industry. The nature of the GIS discipline also lends itself particularly well to urban planning. In response, and about eight years after the debut of CityEngine, Esri released ArcGIS Urban which is a web-based urban planning application. Whereas CityEngine is primarily a 3D mass urban […]

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Building Digital Worlds in CityEngine

Posted 1 month ago

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It took several days and a whole host of ArcGIS software applications before my entry for the recent Esri Canada 2021 Young Scholar Award contest eventually came together. One of the main highlights common to every Esri-based competition I’ve encountered thus far has been the opportunity to learn new things, and the excitement that comes […]

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Connections between marine conservation and GIS

Posted 1 year ago

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It’s fascinating to see the diverse world of ecology, conservation and marine sciences becoming enveloped in every expanding niche of spatial research. I am now more often seeing and reading the exciting new avenues that conservation and GIS are taking for species, ecosystems and countries alike. Conservation is a constant uphill battle and knowing where […]

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2018 App Challenge – Lessons Learned

Posted 1 year ago

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The increasing disruptions to daily routines, loss of conveniences, and general disarray caused by the current pandemic led myself and my would-be team to make the difficult decision to withdraw from this year’s App Challenge. It’s unfortunate, as we already had a few good ideas brewing, though when we thought realistically on the situation, we […]

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About Me

Posted 2 years ago

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Hi I’m Kendra and this is my second time as an ECCE student associate at SFU. My academic interests primarily revolve around GIScience, Environmental Science (the applied biology side of things), and how these two intersect to find solutions to spatially-based environmental problems. My current research focuses on how meaningful analyses can be carried out […]

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