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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.

Collaborative Environmental S & T workshop

Bob Maher will be presenting "An Overview of Atlantic GIS" at the GIS Opportunities forum, hosted by the Atlantic Environmental Science Network.

Thursday, November 27, 2008. 09:30 - 10:15 at Halifax Citadel Historic Properties.

Annapolis Royal Environmental Conference

Bob Maher will be presenting "A Sense of Place" at the Annapolis Royal Environmental Conference.

November 20th, 10:15 AM.

The Science Of Geography

On Nov 17th, Bob Maher will be giving a presentation on 'The Science Of Geography' at the Science Café, Acadia University, At 4:30

Reminder: Hydroscan book still available

Hydroscan: Airborne laser mapping of hydrologic features and resources, Edited by AGRG scientist Chris Hopkinson, is still available. Details

AGRG Website, Version 3

Today AGRG has launched a new, more interactive version of the website. We'll have more content, more relevant to students and partners, more up-to-date.

 It's still early though, so expect a few growing pains.

 Now it's time to get out before the remains of Tropical Storm Hanna arrive.

Maritime Water Resources Symposium

The Nova Scotia Branch of the Canadian Water Resources Association is hosting a Maritime Water Resources Symposium. More »

Location, location, location

The February 2 issue of the Globe and Mail contained an article on the growing use of gps, including Bob, Heather, and community mapping.

AGRG Receives AIF Funding

On Monday, 21 January 2008, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) Minister Peter MacKay announced a federal investment of $63 million in 29 R&D projects in Atlantic Canada under Round V of the Government of Canada’s Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF). The Applied Geomatics Research Group will receive up to $3 million under AIF, which will leverage an additional $2 million in funding from other sources.

AGRG at Roxbury

Jeff Wentzell of AGRG takes a GPS reading to mark a foundation in the Village of RoxburyOn Oct 17, AGRG participated in the NSCC Reach Out to Nova Scotia event. We spent the day exploring and mapping the former Village of Roxbury.

Fields of Green

Bob Maher was featured in an article on renewable energy and Applied Research in the Fall 2007 issue of Open To The World.
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