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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.

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 http://gans.ca/GANS-Award-of-Distinction

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

AGRG Present Research at Coastal Zone Canada 2016

AGRG Present Research at Coastal Zone Canada 2016

AGRG present research at coastal zone canada 2016. In picture, (from left) Nathan Crowell, Kevin McGuigan, Candace MacDonald, Dr. Tim Webster, Kate Collins, and Peter MacDermott (former AGRG researcher and COGS grad now working at Baird Engineering).

Dr. Tim Webster Presents AGRG Research At Ocean Day Panel

Dr. Time Webster at Ocean Day Panel

 

Dr. Tim Webster presents AGRG research at recent Ocean Day panel at Dalhousie University. He sat on a panel for the annual Elisabeth Mann Borgese lecture series, entitled "Climate change, is Nova Scotia ready". He presented on his teams work on coastal and River flood risk mapping and the new topo-bathymetric lidar sensor.

Flood Risk Modeling of Halifax Harbour

2.9 metre CGVD28 Flood Scenario - Downtown Halifax

The Nova Scotia Community College's (NSCC) Applied Geomatics Research Group (AGRG) was part of an evacuation analysis undertaken by Dalhousie University & the Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response Network (MEOPAR), entitled,“Evacuating the Halifax Peninsula: A Multidisciplinary Analysis and Training to Improve Evacuation from Coastal
Floods”.

Successful Workshop of NSERC Funded NSCC-Industry Research!

Over 75 attend the Workshop of NSERC funded NSCC-Industry research projects utilizing NSCC’s Topo-Bathymetric lidar sensor

Workshop 2016

Figure 1 Dr. Tim Webster, research scientist at NSCC-AGRG, Middleton, NS presents some results from one of the many NSERC funded industry projects that utilized the topo-bathy lidar sensor.

 

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