Creating a 3D City Model with ArcGIS CityEngine

Posted 4 months ago

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This post demonstrates the process of constructing a 3D city model using ArcGIS CityEngine, leveraging data from sources like OpenStreetMap, including network, footprint, and terrain databases. The project is a component of the “3D Geographical Information Systems” course at the Geodesy and Geomatics Department, University of New Brunswick. 1. Collecting data Using the “Get Map […]

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LOD1 Generation Using ArcGIS Pro

Posted 4 months ago

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This article aims to provide insights into LOD1 generation utilizing ArcGIS Pro within the context of the “3D Geographical Information Systems” course offered by the Geodesy and Geomatics Department at the University of New Brunswick. The process of constructing LOD1 involves three fundamental steps outlined below. 1. Understanding LOD1 LOD1, or Level of Detail 1, […]

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Using Analytic Hierarchy Process to Determine Optimal Locations for Fire Observation Towers in Iran’s Shafarood Forest

Posted 1 year ago

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SummaryForests have been seriously affected by fire; therefore, it is necessary to detect fire from the observation towers. Currently, the number of observation towers and the effectiveness of their distribution is unknown. The aim of the current research is to determine the current and potential areas that can be seen from the observation towers. Another […]

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Ortho Mapping Historical Aerial Photos

Posted 1 year ago

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I have been working on ortho mapping historical aerial photographs as part of my work study programme. The aerial photograph was shot in 1995 and shows the city of Fredericton. An orthophoto is an aerial photograph or satellite image that has undergone geometric correction to make the scale uniform and follows a specific map projection. […]

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Computational method of ArcGIS Ordinary Kriging tool

Posted 1 year ago

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ArcGIS provided outstanding and friendly interpolation tools to common users. I unitized Kriging tool in ArcGIS to interpolate the data points a long time ago. However, understanding its method is a different story. My previous background is in Applied Geology, particularly Groundwater modeling. I, therefore, had a chance to learn the meaning of the ArcGIS […]

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Farmland Assessment Value and Potato Crop Suitability in Carleton County, New Brunswick

Posted 3 years ago

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In New Brunswick, farmlands (> 5 ha) are classified as non-residential and are assessed at market value. In contrast, freehold timberlands are assessed at one hundred dollars per hectare, while farm woodlots are assessed at one dollar per hectare [1,2]. This blog addresses the extent to which the assessed market value of farmlands reflects soil […]

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Workflow and Tools Used to Derive a Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of the “Potato Belt” Area in New Brunswick

Posted 3 years ago

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I am a first-year student working towards a Master’s degree in Forestry at the University of New Brunswick (Fredericton campus). My research project is on LiDAR-based potato crop suitability mapping in the “Potato Belt” area in New Brunswick. The aim of this research is to improve New Brunswick’s food security strategy, especially in terms of expanding farming activities across forested […]

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Discovering The Usage of ArcMap for Nautical Chart Data

Posted 4 years ago

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So far with my time studying Geomatics at the University of New Brunswick I’ve seen just how versatile ArcGIS can be. During the winter term I was taking an ocean mapping course that broke down the fundamentals of positioning and recording regions of the seafloor. One topic of interest that was assigned to us was […]

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Using the GeoNB Data Catalogue and VBScript to obtain habitat-level site characteristics for cavity-nesting duck nest sites

Posted 4 years ago

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I am currently working on my Master’s of Science in Forestry at the University of New Brunswick, looking at nesting habitat use and availability for cavity-nesting ducks in the Saint John River floodplain. Field work for this project involves going out into the floodplain and locating both the natural cavities that cavity-nesting ducks have evolved to use as […]

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