tmackinnon.com – Canadian Geomatics Portfolio https://tmackinnon.com Geomatics, helping you discover our world Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:18:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 145468031 Cartouche Number 95, Autumn 2018 https://tmackinnon.com/cartouche-number-95-autumn-2018.php Sat, 20 Oct 2018 17:13:51 +0000 https://tmackinnon.com/?p=48360 I recently joined the executive committee of the Canadian Cartographic Association, and was asked to write a article for their Cartouche magazine. You can read the article ...

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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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International Map Year Celebration of Maps https://tmackinnon.com/celebration-of-maps.php Fri, 01 May 2015 19:55:15 +0000 https://tmackinnon.com/?p=48004 I was recently invited to write an article about International Map Year and the Celebration of Maps for GIM magazine, in their Perspectives section. Read the full version here ...

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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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