Ideas for Displaying Categorical and Time-Based Data

Posted 4 weeks ago

By in the Western Blog

Deciding the best way to visualize your data is one of the most important steps in making sure that message is clear and understood by the reader. But when you are working with many different variables, it can be challenging to display them all together on one map to show the connections between different categorical […]

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Creating Your Own GIS Guidebook!

Posted 3 months ago

By in the UofT Blog

Last summer I worked as an Urban Planning Summer Student at my local municipality. My responsibilities included lots of development reviews and GIS work. I often found that I had to help my coworkers with basic GIS / ArcMap functions such as searching for an address or changing symbology. Instead of waiting to ask the […]

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Analyzing Toronto Crime Data using Kernel Density

Posted 3 months ago

By in the UofT Blog

Recently, the Toronto Police Service released its 2019 data of major crime indicators. These indicators include assaults, auto thefts, break and enters, homicides, robberies, and thefts over. In this blog, I will analyze the major crime indicators for Toronto in 2019 using kernel density. Kernel Density Kernel Density is a spatial analyst tool that calculates […]

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Experience and thoughts with Web AppBuilder and ArcGIS

Posted 3 months ago

By in the UofT Blog

This is Philip, a third-year undergraduate student studying in GIS and CS at the University of Toronto Mississauga. In April, I participated in the Esri App Challenge with Andrew Sud and Christine Cong, we designed a web application helping people to avoid tree allergies using Esri’s Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS. Although we did not win […]

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Going from ArcMap to ArcGIS Online

Posted 6 months ago

By in the UofT Blog

Hi everyone! My name is Nicole Moguilevskaia and I go to the University of Toronto. I am studying GIS and computer science in my undergrad. For the past year, I have been using ArcMap in all of my courses – from map design to data science. It has become a software I trust for data […]

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Hot Spot Analysis of Essential Service in Toronto

Posted 6 months ago

By in the UofT Blog

During this time of COVID-19, social distancing has effected our ability to travel and access essential service as we would typically do. For many without a car, active modes of transportation such as walking or biking, are the only alternative, but can these services be reached? On April 17, Statistics Canada, along with the Canada […]

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COVID-19 Web Mapping Application: step-by-step

Posted 7 months ago

By in the UofT Blog

Hello, My name is Scarlett, and I am a third-year undergraduate student at the University of Toronto Mississauga, studying Geographical Information Systems (GIS). After the World Health Organization announced COVID-19 a pandemic, on March 19, 2020, I viewed an Esri Canada webinar presented by Chris North and Mike Gregotski called “Responding to the COVID-19 Crisis […]

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