A ‘Mind Map’ of GIScience Basics

Posted 1 week ago

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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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Citizen Science and Survey123

Posted 8 months ago

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Last year, I had the privilege of attending the Spatial Knowledge and Information (SKI) conference in Banff with my research team (Figure 1). It was my first time presenting at an academic conference, and overall a splendid experience. We went cross-country skiing and sight-seeing in the mornings and listened to some interesting presentations founded in […]

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Get started with the ArcGIS world Geocoding service

Posted 11 months ago

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Hello everyone, My name is Changlin and I am a second year masters student from Geomatics Engineering at the University of Calgary. This post is about my recent experience working with the ArcGIS World Geocoding Service to find geographical locations of different places. This experience is related to one of the project tasks of a […]

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Mapping Cultural Character

Posted 1 year ago

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As a second year Masters of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) student at the University of Calgary, I have applied Esri software to a wide variety of topics and problems, often to areas not traditionally thought of as applicable to GIS. This past summer, I had the opportunity to see how GIS and sociology can come […]

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Mobility Accessibility and GIS

Posted 1 year ago

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There is no such thing as a disabled individual – rather, everyone is differently-abled. However, most infrastructure is not equipped to handle everyone’s unique way of being. For example, individuals in wheelchairs, parents pushing strollers, individuals living with auditory or visual impairments, and people handling sports injuries all have specific mobility needs that may or […]

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ECCE App Challenge 2019 – sustainABILITY

Posted 2 years ago

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The App Challenge project that Rodrigo discusses below can be viewed from his team’s profile on the ECCE GitHub website: https://esricanada-ce.github.io/appchallenge/2019/teams/ucalgary/The_Four_Mapsketeers/ Participating in the ECCE App Challenge for the first time is something that I am going to remember for years to come. My team, The Four Mapsketeers, is composed by graduate students in Geomatics […]

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