Land cover map of North America at 30-meter spatial resolution released by the CEC

Land cover map of North America at 30-meter spatial resolution released by the CEC

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On November 7, 2017
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Montreal, 2 November 2017—A new map produced by the trinational North American Land Change Monitoring System (NALCMS) and supported by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) depicts year 2010 land cover across North America at 30-meter spatial resolution, representing a significant increase in resolution from the previous NALCMS 250-meter continental products. Created from a composite […]
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Prairie Climate Center – New maps highlight changes coming to Canada’s climate

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On October 22, 2017
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A new series of maps made by climatologists at the Prairie Climate Centre highlights just how vulnerable Canada is to continued climate changes. The maps illustrate how temperature and precipitation are likely to change in the future under two hypothetical warming scenarios: a ‘low carbon’ scenario that assumes the international community will get together very […]
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Winnipeg Free Press -Most Common Winnipeg Tree Maps.

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On October 22, 2017
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Winnipeg has one of the largest remaining mature urban elm forests in North America, but that’s is a problematic distinction. Dutch elm disease is slowly eroding away the city’s green canopy, with more than 6,000 elms slated to be removed this year. Winnipeg’s ash trees are also in danger. https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/special/featured/trees-451332803.html  
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Love in the Air? – Manitoba Breeding Bird Atlas goes live

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On October 8, 2017
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From the mixed-grass Prairie habitats of the southwest through the bushy boreal forests of the Interlake and all the way up to the coastal ecosystems of Churchill, a new tool is giving bird-curious Manitobans an intimate look at where avian species get it on in the province. http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-breeding-bird-atlas-1.4344870    
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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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