This book contributes to the transformative and revolutionary use of small, unmanned vehicle systems for three-dimensional geospatial data acquisition and mapping, which is considered to be a paradigm shift in the science and technology of geomatics.
A History of Canada in 10 Maps consists of several fascinating stories behind some of the people and maps that helped define Canada.
Bolton & Menk, an engineering planning and consulting firm from the Midwestern United States has released a series of illustrated children’s books as a way of helping young people discover several different professions that typically do not get as much attention as other more traditional ones do.
The book Lindsey the GIS Specialist – A GIS Mapping Story Tyler Danielson, covers some the basics of what geographic information is and the type of work that a GIS Specialist does.
New Book Highlights Geography from Space through Remote Sensing Techniques (digital version available via free download)
Comprehensive overview of geographic information featuring the province of Prince Edward Island, download the 100 page full color PEI Road Atlas free …
Online GIS for Local Government brings together practical, actionable advice, best practices, and considerations for small and medium local governments across counties, townships, and cities that will help local government leverage existing data and workflows …
Satellite Image Analysis and Terrain Modelling is a practical manual for natural resource management, disaster risk and development planning using free geospatial data and software. Find out how to download this manual and the free GIs software used in it …
The editorial team of Cartographica invites the participants of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Canadian Cartographic Association (May 30 – June 2, 2018) to submit a full paper describing original research contribution in all aspects of Cartography.
The Federal Government of Canada recently published the “Federal Airborne LiDAR Data Acquisition Guideline” in support of LiDAR data acquisitions. The document is meant to be a resource for the acquisition of base elevation data derived from airborne data and provide guidance to the LiDAR community in support of developing highly accurate national elevation products. Find out how to download a copy …
OpenStreetMap User Guide
If you have been following our OpenStreetMap topic over the past few months then I am sure you have come to the realize that it is a community driven project and that anyone can edit OpenStreetMaps. But where does one start?
Below are some resource documents to help you get started using OpenStreetMap created by LearnOSM. These documents provide easy to understand, step-by-step guides that will explain how you can start contributing to OpenStreetMap and using OpenStreetMap data in your projects.
The beginner guide provides step by step instructions to help users get started with OpenStreetMap. It teaches how to create a free account, how to use the map editing tools, and how to collect information to create custom maps with.
OpenStreetMap Beginner Guide
- Introduction to OSM
- Starting OSM
- Editing with Potlatch
- Getting Started with JOSM
- JOSM Plug ins
- Using the GPS
- GPS: extrex20
- Walking Papers
- Editing with JOSM
- Imagery Offset
- Moving Forward
OpenStreetMap Intermediate Guid
The openstreetmap Intermediate Guide concentrates more on the details of editing and validating as well as shortcuts and ways that people can contribute to the openstreetmap community.
- Editing in Detail
- Conflict Resolution
- Using Orbview Imagery in JOSM
- Quality Assurance
- Tasking Manager
- Editing the Wiki
- Creating Custom Presets
- Private Data Store
The openstreetmap Advanced Guide is intended for users who have some experience with openstreetmap and have already covered the topics found in the Beginner and Intermediate guides.
OpenStreetMap Advanced Guide
- PostGIS Configuration
- Cartography with TileMill
- Putting Maps on a Website
- Github Sharing
- WMS Service Configuration
- Private Data Storage Configuration
- Projections and File Types
- SQLite Databases
- Virtual Machine Setup
Canadian GIS Education Programs
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