tmackinnon.com – Canadian Geomatics Portfolio https://tmackinnon.com Geomatics, helping you discover our world Thu, 07 Feb 2019 18:17:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 145468031 GoGeomatics 2018 Leadership Award https://tmackinnon.com/gogeomatics-2018-leadership-award.php Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:31:41 +0000 https://tmackinnon.com/?p=48024 This award honors a volunteer who not only organizes, promotes, and successfully leads their group throughout the year, but also acts as a mentor and influencer within the Canadian Geomatics Sector

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Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia Award of Distinction https://tmackinnon.com/gans-award-of-distinction.php Sun, 03 Jun 2018 17:34:39 +0000 https://tmackinnon.com/?p=48030 The GANS Award of Distinction awarded in recognition of hard work and dedication within the Association and continuous support of promoting geomatics sector in Nova Scotia ...

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Converting Decimal Degrees to Degrees Minutes Seconds https://tmackinnon.com/converting-decimal-degrees-to-degrees-minutes-seconds.php Fri, 29 Dec 2017 12:36:27 +0000 https://tmackinnon.com/?p=47492 Often we are supplied with coordinates in decimal degrees but need to use Degrees, Minutes, and Seconds instead. Luckily, there are several solutions that you can use, here is a simple coordinate converter tool that I use.

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Understanding the Everyday Relevance of Geographic Information https://tmackinnon.com/understanding-the-everyday-relevance-of-geographic-information.php Sun, 18 Oct 2015 14:19:02 +0000 https://tmackinnon.com/?p=48009 I recently wrote an article for GIM in their Perspectives Section, about why the geospatial community needs to improve people’s understanding of the relevance of geographic information and how this lead to forming GeoAlliance Canada. Read the full version here ...

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Advocate Harbour Color Shaded Relief Map https://tmackinnon.com/advocate-harbour-color-shaded-relief-map.php Mon, 15 Jun 2015 19:01:49 +0000 http://tmackinnon.com/?p=46403 A new large 8 foot color shaded relief map that I have created has been posted for display at a local tourist kiosk in Advocate Harbour, Nova Scotia. Now both tourists and residents of the area will be able to gain a better appreciation of the topography that borders the Northern Bay of Fundy region

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Manuals for Leica Total Stations https://tmackinnon.com/manuals-for-the-leica-tps1200-and-tcr1105.php Sun, 01 Feb 2015 14:07:34 +0000 https://tmackinnon.com/?p=47337 Various user manuals that I refer to when working with Leica total stations (Some I created and others from Leica ... ).

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Geomatics Acronyms and Abbreviations https://tmackinnon.com/geomatics-acronyms-and-abbreviations.php Fri, 30 May 2014 11:44:38 +0000 http://tmackinnon.com/?p=1561 Using acronyms and abbreviations is commonly practiced in the Geomatics industry and most of the time people just assume that everybody else knows what every acronyms and abbreviation stands for. Well that is obviously not the case most of the time and over the years I have created myself a little digital cheat-sheet of geomatics acronyms and abbreviations that I use with my work in my writing.

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3D Modeling with High Resolution LiDAR https://tmackinnon.com/3d-modeling-with-high-resolution-lidar.php Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:42:20 +0000 http://tmackinnon.com/?p=1446 I created and presented this poster featuring LIDAR Color Shaded Relief model of Bouctouche / Shediac area of New Brunswick at the 2004 Geotech event that was held in Toronto.

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