Remote Sensing


UAV Mapping

Canadian UAV Company Maps Forest Fire Damage in Alberta

Industry and public awareness for commercial applications of UAV technology has increased significantly in Canada and throughout North America. Initially the technology was primarily developed for military use, where the […]


SAIT Polytechnic: BGIS

Here at the Bachelor of Applied Technology – Geographic Information Systems (BGIS) program at SAIT Polytechnic in Calgary, Alberta we have seen an increasing demand for seats in our GIS […]


Geomatics / DEM Specialist

Greg Druce, a Geomatics Specialist focusing on quality control of DEMs at MDA Corporation. Greg is new to the field, offering views on the attraction of geomatics and finding and developing a career through a nontraditional path. He agreed to discuss his job and career direction going forward.


Spatial Ecologist and GIS Manager

Ted Elliot of LGL Limited environmental research associates helps to better explain and define what a Spatial Ecologist and GIS Manager’s role could be. A key to LGL’s success has been the stability of the company, resulting in low staff turnover. Several staff members have been with LGL for 30 years or more. This experience enables LGL to complete assignments efficiently, on time, and within budget, and with a high degree of scientific competence.


Project Manager – LIDAR Surveying

Find out what a Project Manager role with a LIDAR data Acquisition company is like and how you could get yourself into the LIDAR survey business. A very exciting and dynamic role for young people to keep up to date with changing technology and also have a chance to see the world while getting paid to do it.