Interesting Student Projects in GIS

Posted 11 months ago

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During this past term, I was the TA for an introductory GIS course at York University.  For most students, this course is their first contact with ArcGIS products, and the course culminates in an application-oriented final project.  This year, the theme for the project was “Social Awareness and/or Crowd-Sourcing.”  I was impressed with the students’ […]

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Using ArcGIS and MCDM to Generate a Residential Solar Panel Suitability Map for the City of Airdrie

Posted 12 months ago

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Motivation Behind this Project The world׳s energy demand is growing fast because of population growth and technological advancements. It is therefore important to look for a reliable, cost-effective, and renewable energy source to meet rising energy demand in the future. Solar energy, among other renewable sources of energy, is a cost-efficient energy source. Furthermore, solar […]

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Valuable Experience from the 2019 ECCE App Challenge

Posted 1 year ago

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Check out more details about the App Challenge team ‘Awesome Engineers’ and the app that Xuyang Han writes about below on the team’s profile page. Earlier this year, three engineering students at York University, Xuyang Han, Muhammad Usman and Aman Ullah attended the 2019 Esri App Challenge. I would like to share this valuable experience […]

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Growing Old In Toronto: A Glance into Toronto’s Aging Population and Long-Term Care Facilities

Posted 3 years ago

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David Recchia (3rd Year Geomatics Engineering Student) Daniel Berec (3rd Year Geomatics Engineering Student)   This post is a brief summary of a term project prepared for the GIS course at York University.   Toronto is getting old—roughly 35 percent of the metropolitan’s population is over the age 50 (Statistics Canada, 2018).  Recognizing this increasingly […]

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Accessibility on Campus

Posted 3 years ago

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Hi Everyone, My name is Josh Karon and I am a fourth-year student in Geomatics at York University. I am currently working on an engineering capstone project with the goal of assessing York’s Keel campus with respect to people with accessibility needs. Many of the buildings on campus are, let’s just say, from another generation […]

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Meet the winners of the ECCE App Challenge 2017

Posted 4 years ago

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This year, we had a great competition for the App Challenge, with 17 teams from ECCE schools across Canada submitting their own custom apps based on the theme for the challenge: sustainable transportation. Each team created their app using Esri techonology and open data, along with documentation that included a team mission statement, an overview […]

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Introduction – Why did I join ECCE?

Posted 4 years ago

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Hello everyone, this is my first blog post. My name is Keith Menezes, 4th year Space Engineering student at the Lassonde School of Engineering, York University. My areas of interest are in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (commonly called drones) and Nanosatellite technology. I started working on side projects based on these subjects in December 2014 (in […]

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#ESRIUCCanada 2016 Toronto

Posted 4 years ago

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Attending #ESRIUCCanada 2016 Toronto event was an amazing experience to know the new innovations in technology from Esri and the great research and industry accomplishments from organizations from all walks of life. The show was great and I must say that Esri is improving and evolving a lot with time. Each year you see added […]

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Introduction – Patricia Dhup

Posted 4 years ago

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Hi Everyone! My name is Patricia Dhup I am a 3rd year geomatics engineering student at York University and the President of the Geomatics Club @ YorkU. Over the summer I worked as a co-op student at PowerStream in the GIS department using ArcMaps to locate all the electrical equipment and specific service layouts. The […]

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