Deep Learning Neural Networks and Remote Sensing in Manitoba

Deep Learning Neural Networks and Remote Sensing in Manitoba

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On May 11, 2017
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Deep Learning Neural Networks and Remote Sensing in Manitoba The province of Manitoba is tasked with producing a land use/land cover (LU/LC) map derived from satellite image classification, for the province in a timely manner. However, due to a variety of constraints, meeting this deadline has proven challenging. In many cases it may take several […]
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Flying your Drone Safely and Legally

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On March 25, 2017
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Flying a drone for work, research, or as a hobby?   You may need special permission from Transport Canada. Unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) include model aircraft and remotely piloted aircraft systems, which are also known as drones. More and more people are operating such aircraft for work or pleasure. It is important to understand laws that […]
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Shiny New Website

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On February 15, 2017
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Thanks to Modern Earth for our shiny new website! Please update or register and leave your comments on this post to let us know what you think!
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Drones could battle mosquitoes in Winnipeg

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On September 20, 2017
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Drones have proven to be an effective tool for locating mosquito development sites.  The UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) would be used to help identify new standing water sites and improve mosquito larviciding operations by treating more standing water sites.  The Insect Control Branch said it covers 185,000 hectares of land within Winnipeg and an additional […]
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Northern Mapping Project is preserving Inuit traditional knowledge

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On September 15, 2017
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From Canadian Geographic:   A new mapping project in Clyde River, Nunavut, is bringing generations of Inuit knowledge and decades of science together at the click of a mouse. Clyde River’s Ittaq Heritage and Research Centre is creating an interactive atlas with help from the Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre at Carleton University. The atlas […]
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Hurricane Harvey damage captured on 360 degree cameras.

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On September 13, 2017
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A team from the US Army Corps of Engineers and the Center for Robotic-Assisted Search and Rescue (CRASAR) ran an air boat through the Canyon Gate subdivision of Cinco Ranch capturing 360-degree images of all the affected homes in that neighborhood. The image viewer and further information can be accessed below: http://fbcoem.org/panoramic-imagery-for-canyon-gate-subdivision/ http://fbcoem.org/panoramic-imagery-for-canyon-gate-subdivision/?adumkts=branding&aduc=social&adum=external&aduSF=gplus&utm_source=social&aduca=article&aduco=Fort_Bend_County&adut=9_7_17&aducp=branding&adbsc=social_branding_20170912_1790011&adbid=z13ku5bx0maij134v04chrezqtrrsf3oyl40k&adbpl=gp&adbpr=108098061462172189526 https://groundvu.github.io/ground-vu-fort-bend/?config=15d1e7c75f6b494e9ed922c31544e371&org=fbcgis
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Map of Fall Suppers

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On September 9, 2017
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Fall Suppers are a fairly good Manitoba Tradition, so for the last few years this site has had a map to show where and when the falls suppers are! check it out! https://kinasevych.ca/2017/08/13/manitoba-fall-suppers-2017/
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Manitoba farmer creates intricate Canada 150 corn maze

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On September 5, 2017
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Deer Meadow Farm near Winnipeg, Man. has constructed a corn maze shaped like a map of Canada to celebrate the nation’s landmark birthday. The maze is the largest the farm has ever created, and includes provincial tributes such as the Parliament buildings in Ontario, a beaver in Northern Quebec, and an oil well in Alberta. Come […]
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Solar Eclipse GIS Data

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On August 18, 2017
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If you’re as excited about the solar eclipse as we are I’m sure you’re itching for data! Luckily NASA put on out some great shapefiles so you can see what level of eclipse you’ll see in Manitoba or elsewhere! https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/4518
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ESRI – August’s App of the Month: Drinking Water Advisories in Manitoba

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On August 17, 2017
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To ensure that residents receive timely and current information as quickly as possible, the Government of Manitoba (GeoManitoba) developed the Drinking Water Advisories in Manitoba app. This app is an interactive and visual representation of advisories issued across the province. Drinking Water Advisories in Manitoba map illustrates the locations of Boil Water Advisories (BWA), Water Quality […]
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Online / Class UAV Ground School UAV Pilot Training – Brandon University

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On July 18, 2017
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Brandon University – UAV Ground School Training National UAV Pilot Ground School Courses offered at Brandon University in compliance with Transport Canada Regulations Registration Deadline, September 1, 2017 Space is limited. To register please contact: Dr. Dion J. Wiseman at wiseman@brandonu.ca For more information, please click on the following link Brandon University – UAV Ground […]
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New Keynote Added!

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On July 12, 2017
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MGUG is thrilled to announce another keynote speaker for our upcoming conference! Jill Heinerth, Royal Canadian Geographic Society, Explorer-in-Residence will be joining us on October 23rd. Mapping the Labyrinth Exploration cave diver Jill Heinerth will share a dramatic multimedia talk about her experiences mapping underwater caves. As a member of the US Deep Caving Team, […]
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Couldn’t Make it to ESRI UC International this year?

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On July 12, 2017
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If you missed Esri UC in San Diego this year, never fear!  You can watch the plenary session online Don’t forget we have Bern Szukalski attending our MGUG Conference in person this fall on October 23rd!  Tickets are going fast! For more information see our event page!
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