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BC Economic Atlas now provides Save Project functionality

The BC Economic Atlas now provides Save Project functionality! This recent enhancement allows you to save maps you make with the BC Economic Atlas and share them with others or continue your work at a later date. It’s super easy to save your projects using the BC Economic Atlas but for a quick tutorial please see the attached document.

Change strategy plan for the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure

What is the scalability of the SDIs and are they prepared for the use by non-experts? Without users a spatial data infrastructure has no right to exist, so the user needs and user-friendliness should be considered as one of the most important development strategies of current SDIs.

Help Improve the BC Economic Atlas

The BC Economic Atlas  is a free, publicly available, web-based mapping application that illustrates a picture of what’s happening with B.C.’s economy. Your participation in this important survey will help us make BCEA more useful for the geospatial community …

Atlas of Mi’kmaw Place Names

Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Place Names Atlas

The most complete geographical representation ever created of Mi’kma’ki (territory inhabited by the Mi’kmaq) and Mi’kmaw Place Names is now available online thanks to the efforts of more than 100 people, spanning thousands of hours  of work over five years.Interactive Atlas of Mi’kmaw Place Names in Nova Scotia

The digital atlas includes an online interactive map with more than 700 place names derived from approximately 1500 names collected throughout Nova Scotia from interviews with Mi’kmaw Elders and others.

The digital atlas also includes pronunciation, translations, etymology, and other features, such as photos and videos of some of the interviews. The user has the ability to customize the map by selecting various GIS layers including hydrology, terrain elevation, historical maps of Nova Scotia and much more.

To find out more see Mi’kmawPlaceNames.ca and to access the digital atlas go to sparc.smu.ca/mpnmap/