Canadian GIS & Geomatics Geospatial Resources

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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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QGIS – Open Source GIS Software

QGIS --- Free-GIS-software One of the more popular desktop geographic information system (GIS) software packages available these days happens to be a free open source software, known as QGIS. Every one who works in the geomatics sector should make use of this great geospatial resource, and if you are not yet using QGIS then find out how you can get started …

 

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Trans Canada Trail – interactive web map

Trans Canada Trail Online Map It is the worlds longest networked multi-use recreational trail system that consists of more than 16500 kilometers of the fully operational trails across Canada. Every day Canadians and international visitors use the Trans Canada Trails walk, bike, ski, canoe and snowmobile along. Several information Pavilions have been established across the system to provide information about sections of the trail helping people to experience Canada’s unique landscapes. Their online web map offers an interactive web map based on ESRI technology that provides users with a new way to explore and learn more about the Trans Canada Trail System.

 

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