My Top Five Takeaways from the Halifax User Conference

Posted 11 months ago

By in the UNB Blog

When I heard that ECCE student associates could attend the local Esri Canada User Conference (UC), I jumped at the opportunity. After all, my interest in applying GIS to topics in wildlife ecology and management is what drew me back to school to pursue a graduate degree. I can’t help but find GIS technologies exciting. […]

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The McQuesten Urban Farm: A Look at Food Accessibility Using Service Areas and Origin-Destination Cost Matrices

Posted 1 year ago

By in the McMaster Blog

My final year of undergrad at McMaster University was spent studying a local landmark case in urban agriculture in Hamilton (ON)—the McQuesten Urban Farm. It was built to address the food security concerns of an east-end neighbourhood in the city and is operated by a combination of paid farmers and local volunteers. Ultimately, the goal […]

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Exploring Space: The Chris Hadfield Space Photographs Collection

Posted 2 years ago

By in the Dalhousie Blog

This spotlight features Caitlin Cunningham’s overview of the project she worked on to build a storymap of photos by Chris Hadfield. The project was officially launched yesterday (Thursday, April 11 at 3 p.m. AT) at the Killam Library, Dalhousie University. More details are available in a Dalhousie news article, and Caitlin’s work was also featured […]

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Rebuilding Constantinople in CityEngine

Posted 2 years ago

By in the Carleton Blog

This spotlight post is the second article from Alan Armstrong showcasing his creative work using CityEngine to build 3D models that re-create ancient city environments. His work received deserving recognition among other great works of mapping and cartography submitted for consideration during the plenary at the Fed UC last week. Hello again. I am back […]

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Working on Geometric Networks

Posted 3 years ago

By in the COGS Blog

This spotlight article was contributed by Jen Ranni, a student at COGS. She is getting started on a case study that will examine to building network datasets for the City of Cambridge water distribution systems using ArcGIS. We’re looking forward to hearing more about the results of her work when the project is completed. Hey, […]

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2017 Esri User Conference: A Student Perspective

Posted 3 years ago

By in the UCalgary Blog

This spotlight article features a guest post from Morgan Moe, at the University of Calgary who recently attended the Esri User Conference in San Diego in July as a volunteer through the Esri Student Assistantship Program. Group photo of the 2017 Esri Student Assistants (Morgan Moe is in the 2nd row, fifth from the right) […]

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Quantifying Agricultural Erosion

Posted 3 years ago

By in the UW Blog

This spotlight article is from Benjamin Meinen, one of the ECCE student associates at UW. He is a graduate of the Honours Geography and Environmental management undergraduate program at UW, and will be continuing his studies as a Masters student in Geography. Below he describes some of his work on a recent project for modelling […]

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