Techstock 2017

Posted on June 19, 2017, 8:50 p.m. by Trevor Wiens

We are pleased to be one of the companies displaying this year at Techstock 2017 with their focus on how technology and social innovations are driving change in areas such as sustainability, health, education, gender equality and more. We will be showing our work on The LOUIS Toolkit to assist indigenous communities to more effectively manage and use their knowledge and information for consultation, planning and day-to-day operations.

For more information seeĀ Techstock 2017 andĀ The LOUIS Toolkit.

North American weather data tool for ArcGIS

Posted on Jan. 19, 2017, 5:56 p.m. by Trevor Wiens

We are happy to announce the release of a new tool to extract weather data from locations in North America from the DayMet data set. Follow the link below for more information.

ArcDayMet Toolbox

Marxan Tools for QGIS and ArcGIS

Posted on Nov. 19, 2016, 7:29 p.m. by Trevor Wiens

We are happy to announce the release new tools to prepare inputs for Marxan for QGIS and ArcMap. Both tools are built using the platforms processing / toolbox frameworks to make them easy to use in modelling and batch processing. For more details on how to get and use these tools follow the links below:

QMarxan Toolbox
ArcMarxan Toolbox

Introduction to GIS for Housing

Posted on March 15, 2016, 6:16 p.m. by Trevor Wiens with tags: Infrastructure, GIS, Education

March 10th and 11th for the First Nations Technical Services Advisory Group we delivered a two day introduction to GIS for housing. The course covered the basics of data collection using GeoODK and LOUIS Layers and then some basic analytical techniques using desktop GIS. The course participants were keen to learn and asked some really good questions. We hope to offer an extended followup course next year.

Species at Risk GIS Part 2

Posted on March 15, 2016, 5 p.m. by Trevor Wiens with tags: Environment, GIS, Education

On March 8th and 9th for the First Nations Technical Services Advisory Group we delivered a two day overview of GIS for Species at Risk monitoring funded by Aboriginal Fund for Species at Risk. This course covered the GIS mechanics of data collection, data management and the use of mobile data collection tools.