Canadian GIS & Geomatics Geospatial Resources

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New Venture Focuses on Image Processing & the UAS Industry

The GPS Group A group of geospatial veterans have identified the need to address the global commercial UAS/drone mapping market and have formed The GPS Group to meet the needs of this rapidly expanding segment within the geospatial and mapping industry. The GPS Group helps companies who are seeking to add insight and clarity to the geospatial products they develop for themselves and their clients. The GPS Group specializes in custom image processing services for UAV / drone operators who are looking for a higher standard of accuracy for their terrain and orthoimagery products.

 

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GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam for the GISP Certification

GISCI - GISP Certification The GISCI Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exam® is open to all individuals interested in attaining the GIS Professional certification. GISCI will offer the Exam to individuals independent of the application for the portfolio review process. This means that GISP applicants can start the certification process by completing an application and taking the examination any time prior to attaining the professional experience required for the professional portfolio.

 

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Top 5 Skills for a Successful Career in GIS

Top 5 important GIS skills What are the top 5 important GIS skills that a successful professional in the geomatics sector should have? This 3 part video series presents new ways of thinking about GIS in your career because “skills alone will not guarantee success, but are a fundamental part of it … “

 

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Historical Orthophotos of Alberta

Alberta Historical Orthophotos Historical Orthophotos of Alberta contains georeferenced orthophoto maps consisting of aerial photography mainly from 1949 to 1951 with coverage for the whole province. It also contains various maps created with photos from 1961 to 1963. Each of the original maps covers a 1:50,000 NTS sheet at a scale of 1:63,360. To download the georeferenced orthophoto maps …

 

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Questions You Should Answer Before You Buy A Laser Scanner

Questions to ask before buying a laser scanners Choosing 3D laser scanners should be a quantitative process with significant ramifications for your project deliverables, project workflow, resources, personnel, time and cost. The initial step is to define your deliverable’s specifications and the necessary workflow to create the 3D model, and then match these with the laser scanner specifications. Before making the final decision to invest in laser scanning technology, be sure to ask the following seven questions to ensure that you have a clear understanding of how the 3D laser scanner specifications, workflow and upfront cost will impact your long-term operations and productivity.

 

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Historical Maps of Manitoba

Manitoba Historical Maps If you are looking for Manitoba Historical Maps then you will want to check out the 1000+ maps of Winnipeg, Brandon and other regions of Manitoba that are now scanned and available online.

 

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