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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Have a job posting?

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On September 14, 2018
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All members can now submit jobs, Co-Ops, or volunteer positions to MGUG Job Board! Click on jobs > post a job and fill out the form and submit. All job postings are subject to administrative approval to avoid spam.   If your job does not post within 24 hours, please check in with info@mgug.ca
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Exciting new changes to MGUG Awards!

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On July 12, 2018
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MGUG is thrilled to announce an exciting change to our Annual MGUG Award! Instead of having one award per year, we will now have two to recognize outstanding contributors to our community at different times in their careers.   MGUG Lifetime Achievement Award: Recognizes an outstanding individual with a long career of meaningful contributions to […]
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Support your community! Sponsor MGUG!

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On July 5, 2018
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By sponsoring us, your name and logo will be seen by our 2000+ members, as well as shared on our active social media platforms. MGUG is a founding member of GeoAlliance, which extends our reach into the national GIS community.  This year, we offer opportunities to directly address our delegates, sponsor our keynotes, and to […]
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Red River College Closes the GIS Program – Steven Hills, GISP

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On July 2, 2018
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Red River College has closed 3 programs, one of which is the GIS diploma program and has laid off several staff members. RRC said that as a result of “low industry and labout market demand and difficulty attracting students” have decided to close the GIS program and layoff staff in order to meet Manitoba Government […]
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MGUG unveils their new logo!

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On May 2, 2018
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MGUG is excited to announce the unveiling of our newly improved logo! With ‘Friendly Manitoba’ standing out as the centerpiece, as the red, beating heart of Canada.  MGUG (Manitoba GIS Users Group) is the meeting place for the GIS (Geographic Information Systems) community, where professionals and enthusiasts from far and wide engage in networking activities, […]
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Call for judges – Skills Manitoba 2018

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On March 15, 2018
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The GIS Skills Competition is looking for a couple of extra judges to help assess students’ work, maps, and analysis.  The event takes place on April 12, 2018 at the Red River College Notre Dame Campus.  Judges are required for about 2 hours (from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm).  If you are interested in helping […]
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Migration is Risky

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On March 4, 2018
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To conserve energy, migrating birds often take direct—and dangerous—routes, which can expose them to storms, predators, and disorientation from perilous navigation conditions. Migrations that cut across deserts or open water are especially risky. On rare occasions, a storm front or band of rain intersects the birds, killing thousands and forcing an entire sky full of […]
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