Citizen Science and Survey123

Posted 5 months ago

By in the UCalgary Blog

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 8 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 12 months 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 1 year 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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2018 Esri FedGIS Conference: Student Assistantship Experience

Posted 3 years ago

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Last March, I attended the 2018 Esri Federal GIS Conference in Washington, D.C. as part of Esri’s student assistantship program. The student assistantship program allows students passionate about GIS software or geospatial applications to help assist the Esri staff with the conference logistics, while also attending the conference with attendance fees covered. Over the span […]

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ArcPy: Convolution Filtering

Posted 3 years ago

By in the UCalgary Blog

ArcGIS is a powerful tool that supports various industries and sectors. However ArcGIS might not have built-in tools for every problem or an easy workflow to solve a problem. These missing built-in functions range from lacking a concave hull generator (to compute a concave hull from a series of points provided as a feature class) […]

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2017 Esri User Conference: A Student Perspective

Posted 3 years ago

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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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