World Shaded Relief KMZ file [free download]
Canadian GIS & Geomatics
by tmackinnon
5M ago
This handy color shaded relief map of the world including oceans was created from the NOAA ETOPO1 data set and was intended to be used with handheld Garmin GPS units, but can also make a nice colorful back ground image to use in Google Earth. Find out how to download this free resource ... The post World Shaded Relief KMZ file [free download] appeared first on Canadian GIS & Geomatics ..read more
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Guidelines for Real Time Kinematic (RTK) Surveying
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by tmackinnon
6M ago
Both RTK & RTN GNSS surveying can allow people to achieve relative positioning with centimetre (cm) precision, however there are several important factors that need to be considered and thus a need for a good guide of best practices (equipment calibration, errors, multipath, geometry, etc.). The post Guidelines for Real Time Kinematic (RTK) Surveying appeared first on Canadian GIS & Geomatics ..read more
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GIS jobs in Ottawa
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by tmackinnon
1y ago
Over the years Ottawa has evolved into a political and technological center of Canada and considered one of the best places to live in Canada. Check out some of the GIS jobs available in the Ottawa area ... The post GIS jobs in Ottawa appeared first on Canadian GIS & Geomatics ..read more
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Canadian Boundary files (Open Data)
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by tmackinnon
1y ago
The Canadian Boundary files data comes in two types: cartographic and digital. The Cartographic boundary files represent geographic areas using Canada’s main landmass and coastal islands. Digital boundary files, on the other hand, depict the complete extent of the geographic areas, including coastal water areas. The post Canadian Boundary files (Open Data) appeared first on Canadian GIS & Geomatics ..read more
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Canadian Open Data and Free Geospatial Data
Canadian GIS & Geomatics
by tmackinnon
1y ago
Over the past few years CanadianGIS.com has been highlighting and promoting various cities and provinces in Canada that have done a great job providing data and applications to the public. We created this page a few years ago to collaborate links of all the open geospatial data info (sites that offer data downloads at no cost and without restrictions), fee based geospatial data, online web mapping applications and other great sources of geospatial information (including National, Provincial and Regional levels). This comprehensive list of open geospatial data, fee based geospatial data, web ma ..read more
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GIS jobs in Alberta
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by tmackinnon
1y ago
Looking for GIS jobs in Alberta? Try checking out some of the various employment opportunities listed here (this is a dynamic page so is updated often) or use the job search tools in our geomatics employment section ... The post GIS jobs in Alberta appeared first on Canadian GIS & Geomatics ..read more
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GIS jobs in Manitoba
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by tmackinnon
1y ago
Looking for GIS jobs in Manitoba? Manitoba has a moderately to strong economy based largely on agriculture, natural resources and the largest employers are typically government, crown corporations, hospitals and universities. The geomatics sector in Manitoba has been strong over the past decade offering a wide range of geospatial related jobs. The post GIS jobs in Manitoba appeared first on Canadian GIS & Geomatics ..read more
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Indigenous Place Names in Canada Map
Canadian GIS & Geomatics
by tmackinnon
1y ago
The map depicts Indigenous Place Names in Canada, shared by several First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities. A high resolution digital version is provided that may be downloaded for free and printed for personal or educational uses. The post Indigenous Place Names in Canada Map appeared first on Canadian GIS & Geomatics ..read more
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The Climate Atlas
Canadian GIS & Geomatics
by tmackinnon
1y ago
The Climate Atlas of Canada is an innovative tool allowing users to better comprehend climate change in Canada. It combines scientific data, mapping, and stories, and helps encourages action and solutions. The goal of the mapping application is to help make climate change more meaningful and engaging to Canadian Citizens. Check out how this online mapping application is helping to ... The post The Climate Atlas appeared first on Canadian GIS & Geomatics ..read more
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Fundamentals of GIS
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by tmackinnon
1y ago
GIS is often disregarded when it comes to decision making, but it is in fact an essential part of our everyday lives. Franz Pucha-Cofrep's book Fundamentals of GIS: Applications with ArcGIS provides a comprehensive introduction to GIS and its many applications. It is comprehensive and provides readers with a solid foundation to build upon. A great start for anyone interested in learning more about GIS and its applications. Find out how to download a copy of the Fundamentals of GIS ... The post Fundamentals of GIS appeared first on Canadian GIS & Geomatics ..read more
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