Entries by tmackinnon

Air Photo Interpreter

The Air Photo Interpreter will be involved in digital image analysis through softcopy technology using multiple software packages including ESRI, Summit Evolution and Microsoft.

This position will also be responsible for implementing geospatial and digital image technologies, quality control for this interpretation and will work with ABMI staff and stakeholders to provide support and solutions on a variety of projects, including Caribou Habitat Tracking.

Helping Children Learn Cartography

Maps and Mapping for Canadian Kids is a really great resource for helping children learn cartography. It shows them how maps are made, how they work and teaches them how to read maps including basic principles of navigation and how early explorers were able to chart the world, and Canada in particular.

Canadian LiDAR Data

Since starting our Open Data Resources page in 2010, we have received thousands of requests from people looking for various geospatial data to use with their geospatial projects. We now have an ongoing list of places where you can find Canadian LiDAR Data that is available to use for free.

We hope that as more people start using this data and that the geospatial community will help us add more Canadian LiDAR Data sources to this page …

Nova Scotia Open Data Portal

Recently Nova Scotia joined the growing number of Canadian Provinces and Municipalities that offer open data, when it officially launched the Nova Scotia open data portal providing public access to more than 135 different data sets

Open Data is about drawing on the collective knowledge and innovation of Nova Scotians to help grow our economy and improve the lives of those around us …