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GIS jobs in Montreal

Montreal’s economy is the second largest in Canada based on terms of the GDP and the largest in Quebec. The city is an important center of commerce, finance, industry, technology, culture, world affairs and was once the headquarters for the Montreal Stock Exchange.

Expect to find many GIS jobs in this region, here are some GIS jobs currently posted …

Canadian LiDAR Data

Since starting our Open Data Resources list in 2010, we have received thousands of requests to help people find various Canadian data to use with their geospatial projects. And in that time have started an unofficial list of places where LiDAR data that is available for the public to use.

Today we are making our list available to our readers in the hopes that more people can make use if this data and that the geospatial community might help add more sources to it.

Canadian GIS Employment Resources

“One of the hardest jobs to do during your career will often be finding the job itself, especially in such a niche industry like Geomatics. However the increased use and exposure of the Internet has led to many great resources to help you out and we have taken the best resources and posted them here to help you. ”

Since 2005, CanadianGIS.com has been providing Canadians with the best employment resources available on the web. Here we maintain an updated ongoing list of employment sites or resources that provide Geospatial related Canadian jobs. If you see any missing from the list let us know …

National Airborne LiDAR Data Acquisition Guideline

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 …

Introduction to Lidar Workshop

September 29th, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Introduction to Lidar Workshop
Teledyne CARIS, 115 Waggoners Lane
Fredericton, New Brunswick

Introduction to Lidar Workshop

Teledyne Optech, Teledyne CARIS and Leading Edge Geomatics will be discussing basic principles of Lidar, provide some real world examples about a range of applications and take a deeper dive into data processing requirements, current and future.

Agenda

  • Lidar Basics
  • Laser Point and Point Cloud Processing
  • Airborne, Mobile, Terrestrial, Bathymetric
  • Mapping the Land and Water Interface

More details are also available online at http://caris.com/lidar/

Email info@caris.com to register today, limited space available.

Introduction to Lidar Workshop

Geomatics Acronyms and Abbreviations

[List updated May 2016] Geomatics has become a pretty common term in Canada lately and includes many different disciplines such as  geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing, cartography, land surveying, global navigation satellite systems (GNSS), photogrammetry, geography and other related forms of spatial mapping.

Using acronyms and abbreviations is commonly practiced in the Geomatics industry and most of the time people just assume that everybody else knows what every acronyms and abbreviation stands for. Well that is obviously not the case most of the time and over the years I have created myself a little digital cheat-sheet of geomatics acronyms and abbreviations that I use with my work in my writing.

Here is a large collection of common acronyms and abbreviations that you may when working in the Canadian Geomatics industry.

Bathymetry of Lake Ontario

Bathymetry is used to measure water depths to help model physical underwater terrain found beneath large bodies of water. Similar to the same way that LiDAR models are represent 3D features (or relief) of land terrain, bathymetric maps illustrate the terrain or land that is located under large bodies of water.

Download Bathymetry of Lake Ontario pre-made maps and GIS data …

5 most viewed Total Stations

Total Stations - Viva TS15 - Leica5 most viewed Total Stations

Total Stations - NPL-322 – by Nikon Geo-matching .com is a great website that features a variety of the latest equipment used in the geomatics sector, including total stations. This online service is a great way that allows users to compare various geomatics related product and read other reviews from actual people in the Geospatial sector in order to help them make a well balanced purchase decision.

Total Stations - S8 - by TrimbleGeo-matching is a product comparison style website for geomatics related devices and provides users with good overviews of Total Stations, UAVs, GNSS Receivers, and other hardware used in the industry. The total-station category now features, the GTS340Rs, RTS 330, NPL-332, FOCUS 35, KTS-470C, R10, and Pentax W-1500N.

Geo-matching also compares products such as digital cameras, LiDAR equipment, laser scanners, photogrammetric workstations and image processing software. If you have used any of these geomatics related products then you should consider visiting the site and sharing your experiences with total stations, so others in the geomatics community can benefit from your input.

Total Stations - Total Station BasicsThe top total stations viewed in February from the geomatics community on Geo-matching.com were:

  1. S8 by Trimble
  2. DS Series by Topcon
  3. NPL-322 by Nikon
  4. Pentax W800 Series by TI Asahi
  5. KTS-580 R Series by Kolida

It is interesting to note that Trimble views increased since the last time we posted the Geo-matching rankings, climbing to the top of the list and Leica dropped out of the top 5 all together. Personally we have always used Leica total stations

Keep in mind this top 5 list is based on website views, therefore you should really go to Geo-matching.com yourself, read the available material and user reviews; then decide for yourself which total station is best for you.


Geomares PublishingGeo-matching.com is part of Geomares Publishing, a publisher of books, magazines, websites, in topics related to Geomatics & Hydrography.

Geomares Publishing, Nieuwedijk 43, 8531 HK Lemmer, The Netherlands, Phone +31 (0)514 561854, email: info@geomares.nl

Top 5 Total Stations

Top 5 Total Stations (based on user views)

Geo-matching .com is a great website that features a variety of the latest equipment used in the geomatics sector, including  theodolite and total stations. This online service is a great way that allows users to compare various geomatics related product and read other reviews from actual people in the Geospatial sector in order to help them make a well balanced purchase decision.

Geo-matching is a product comparison style website for geomatics related devices and provides users with good overviews of Total Stations, UAVs, GNSS Receivers, and other hardware used in the industry. The total-station category offers a variety of hardware including: devices by Topcon, Foif, Nikon, Kolida, LeicaGeomax, TI Asahi and Spectra Precision.

Besides total stations & theodolites, the site also includes UAVs, GNSS receivers, laser scanners, Lidar, image processing software and digital photogrammetric hardware. If you have used any of these geomatics related products then you should consider visiting the site and sharing your experiences, so others in the geomatics community can benefit from your input.

 

The top total stations for 2014 based on views from the geomatics community on Geo-matching.com were:

  1. Viva TS15  – by Leica
  2. NPL-322 – by Nikon
  3. S8  – by Trimble
  4. Pentax W800 Series – by TI Asahi
  5. KTS-580 R Series – by Kolida

 

However we think that you should keep in mind this top 5 list is based on website views and you should really go to Geo-matching.com yourself, read the available material and user reviews; then decide for yourself which total station is best for you.


Geomares Publishing - top 5 Total Stations Geo-matching.com is part of Geomares Publishing, a publisher of books, magazines, websites, in topics related to Geomatics & Hydrography.

Geomares Publishing, Nieuwedijk 43, 8531 HK Lemmer, The Netherlands, Phone +31 (0)514 561854, email: info@geomares.nl

5 Most Viewed UAVs for Mapping and 3D Modelling

Most viewed UAVs for Mapping and 3D Modelling

The 5 most viewed UAVs for Mapping and 3D Modelling

Geo-matching.com features a selection of the latest and most important geomatics equipment, including UAS for Mapping and 3D Modelling. There service allows people to compare product specifications and read reviews from others in the Geospatial sector in order to help them make a well balanced purchase decision.

Geo-matching.com is the first product comparison website for geomatic and hydrographic devices and provides a complete overview of UAV solutions as well as cameras, LiDAR and processing software. This category now features, amongst others: Ricopter (RIEGL), Aibot X6 (Aibotix), eBee (senseFly), EasyMap UAV (FotoMapy), md4-200 (microdrones), Scout B1 100 UAV (AeroScout), SmartOne C (SmartPlanes), Trimble UX5 (Trimble Navigation) and Aeromapper 300 (Aeromao).

In addition to UAV systems, Geo-matching.com also includes GNSS receivers, total stations, digital cameras, laser scanners, Lidar, digital photogrammetric workstations and image processing software. If you have used any of these or similar products, you should consider visiting Geo-matching.com and share your own experiences with others in the geomatics community.

Geomatching - Most viewed UAVs for Mapping and 3D ModellingThe top UAVs for 2014 based on views from the geomatics community on Geo-matching.com were:

  1. eBee – Sensefly
  2. EasyMap UAV – Trigger Composites
  3. TopoDrone-100 – DroneMetrex
  4. Bramor gEO – C-ASTRAL
  5. RiCOPTER – RIEGL

To compare these UAVs and any other geospatial related products then go to Geo-matching.com yourself to find out more.


Geo-matching.com is an initiative of Geomares Publishing, an international publisher of magazines, websites, newsletters, books and more relating to Geomatics, Hydrography and adjacent industries such  as electronic navigation. Geomares Publishing, Nieuwedijk 43, 8531 HK Lemmer, The Netherlands, Phone +31 (0)514 561854, email: info@geomares.nl

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