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The Applied Geomatics Research Group is a team of Research Scientists, Research Associates, and graduate students, applying a suite of Geomatics technologies to explore environmental, health and social issues. As part of Nova Scotia Community College's Centre of Geographic Sciences in Middleton, Nova Scotia, we also are acknowledged leaders in educating new researchers in an exciting, growing field. University graduates or young scientists can further their education through industry internships, joint M.Sc. degrees or practicums and workshops.

Storm Warnings Art Show

Dr. Tim Webster pictured at the Storm Warnings art show in the Satso Art Gallery with two paintings inspired by a paper he wrote.

Dr, Tim Webster at the Storm Warnings art show


For more details on the Storm Warning art show in Annapolis Royal here: Storm Warnings runs throughout October in Annapolis Royal | The Chronicle Herald

Last Major Trip for the Fieldwork Season

AGRG prepares to embark on one of their last trips to the field for the fieldwork season!

AGRG About to Depart on Field Work Trip

Applied Research Featured by The Chronicle Herald

In an article posted October 3, 2017, The Chronicle Herald interviewd Dr. Alain Joseph, NSCC’s director of applied research regarding the various work being done by all of NSCC's applied research including AGRG.

To read the complete article visit: FROM THE C-SUITE: Oceans of possibility in researching our seas | The Chronicle Herald!

AGRG Research Featured by CBC

CBC featured the AGRG Coastal Research Team in a series of reports and articles Friday and Monday regarding oil spill preparedness and rockweed harvesting research.

(Shaina Luck/CBC)

Coastal Research Team 2017

Coastal Research Team gears up for 2017 field season!

Casual Research Team 2017 Photo

Front row: (left to right) Brittany McDow, Charity Robicheau, Candace MacDonald, Tim Webster, Sam Lewis, Natali Fagan, Sean Dzafovic, Ruairidh MacKenzie

Second row: (left to right) Matt Roscoe, Kevin McGuigan, Nathan Crowell, Ariel Vallis, Natasha Fee, Ben Morgan

Third row: (left to right) Garett Gaudet, Peter Neave, Jesse Siegel, Alicia Daniel, Mike Gemmell

Absent from this photo: David Kristiansen

Dr. Tim Webster Awarded the GANS Award of Distinction 2017

The Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia (GANS) awarded Dr. Tim Webster the GANS Award of Distinction on May 25, 2017 for his many contributions to geomatics in Nova Scotia.

Dr. Tim Webster receiving award at GANS

"I am very grateful to have such a team of people working with and for me here at NSCC-AGRG."

- Dr. Tim Webster

For more information ont he award visit the GANS website

Dr. Webster at SPAR 3-D Conference in Houston, TX

Dr. Webster with VR demo in background at SPAR 3D Conference

Dr. Webster with VR demo in background at SPAR 3D Conference


Dr. Tim Webster is attending the SPAR 3D Expo & Conference. He is presenting on AGRG NSCC research and learning how they can leverage their 3D data for better 3D visualization including augmented and virtual reality.


About the conference from the SPAR 3D Expo & Conference Website:

AGRG Celebrates Another Successful Delivery of Year-End Reports

We at AGRG are celebrating another successful delivery of year-end reports with a pizza party! Also, we are saying goodbye to Kate as she goes on a 6 month sabbatical.


Kate Collins and daughter (Maia) with Dr. Webster

Kate Collins and daughter (Maia) with Dr. Webster


However, it is not just pizza and leisure because not all projects end on March 31st and, what's more, there is the dawning of many new projects. Now is the time to start planning because...

...field season is calling and we are preparing to embark!

High Resolution Mapping Along the Coastal Zone Workshop a Huge Success!

High Resolution Mapping along Coastal Zone Workshop Website

Tim Webster Presenting to the Crowd

Tim Webster of AGRG Speaking to the Audience

Anders Ekelund of Leica Geosystems

Keynote Speaker - Anders Ekelund of Leica Geosystems

Jon Roos of Digtal Globe

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