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Whats New at AGRG

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Whats New at AGRG

  1. 1. What’s NEW at AGRG? Bob Maher Senior Research Scientist Applied Geomatics Research Group NSCC, Middleton, NS GANS Christmas Social December 11/08
  2. 2. OUTLINE <ul><li>Where is AGRG? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is AGRG? </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights for 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Internships, Geomatics Products </li></ul><ul><li>Expectations for 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Questions for 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Questions for GANS </li></ul>
  3. 3. Where is AGRG?
  4. 4. Bill – AIF Project Manager Jeff - BIC Who is AGRG? Bob David Tim Roger Chris
  5. 5. Highlights 2008 <ul><li>New AIF award </li></ul><ul><li>New Joint MSc. in Applied Geomatics </li></ul><ul><li>Creation of the Business Incubation Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Online Wind and Solar atlas </li></ul><ul><li>Field work in Peru and MacKenzie Delta </li></ul><ul><li>Community mapping workshops </li></ul>
  6. 6. Chris Hopkinson
  7. 7. David Colville
  8. 8. Tim Webster
  9. 9. Roger Mosher
  10. 10. Jeff Wentzell
  11. 11. Bill Livingstone
  12. 12. Bob Maher
  13. 13. Expectations for 2009 Integrating Remote and In-situ Sensing for Environmental Monitoring, Modeling and Validation Developing the Maritimes Geomatics industry in collaboration with the Applied Geomatics Research Group (AGRG) Ⅰ New CFI Proposal New NSERC Proposal Ⅱ Ⅲ Proposals by other Institutions
  14. 14. Expectations for 2009 V Geomatics Atlantic Conference VI Rural Secretariat Proposal VII AIF Year 2 project IV Summer Institute
  15. 15. Changes at COGS Re-use of the term “Geographic Sciences” Re-design of the Survey stream including 3 rd year and Marine Geomatics Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Geographic Sciences with specializations
  16. 16. Changes at AGRG Consolidation of joint MSc. New industrial internship pathways
  17. 17. Questions for GANS? 2. How can AGRG help the provincial government serve maps to the communities? David) 1. How can AGRG help the Geomatics industry in Nova Scotia? (Bob)
  18. 18. Questions for GANS? What workshops can CIG/AGRG offer at Geomatics Atlantic in Wolfville? (Tim) What is needed to make the BIC attractive to possible entrepreneurs in Nova Scotia? (Jeff)
  19. 19. Check out our website: http://agrg.cogs.nscc.ca Email: [email_address]

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