Using ArcGIS Field Maps to Collect Data on Sidewalk Obstacles in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Posted 10 months ago

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As a Master of Geographic Information Systems (MGIS) Student and a research assistant for Dr. Victoria Fast at the University of Calgary, I had the opportunity to assist in setting up and leading a module for undergraduate students that would require them to recognize barriers in the built environment that would affect the accessibility of […]

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Quality Assessment of the OpenStreetMap Road Network in Calgary, Alberta Using ArcGIS Pro Python Notebook

Posted 11 months ago

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By rapidly growing the volunteered geographic information (VGI) platforms in recent years, accurate and up-to-date geospatial data are being provided more and more every day. Moreover, these open sources data are easily and freely accessible to the users. This creates a challenge for the various governmental mapping organizations which have well-established mandates to map the […]

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A ‘Mind Map’ of GIScience Basics

Posted 2 years 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 3 years 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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