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The Selkirk Geospatial Research Centre (SGRC) at Selkirk College is a leading-edge research centre specializing in geospatial technologies to aid in solving critical issues pertaining to environmental and socio-economic problems.

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From the Team

Thesis Blog Post or.. The field work → computer work transition

Jamiee Remond - 2020-04-03

I'm a former Recreation, Fish and Wildlife (RFW) student turned computer worker all because of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). It was an odd transition to be out doing field work while pursuing a GIS education through Selkirk College and eventually a GIS job.

A Remedy for the Unaligned Multispectral Imagery BluesChad Belisle - 2020-04-03
The following contains two tutorials on how to register (align) multispectral imagery bands into a single composite raster image.

In Search of the Big Picture – a Green Map for more effective conservation efforts in the Creston ValleyYann Troutet - 2020-01-20
Saving Wilderness! It has long been a motto of the conservation movement. But how? And where? Sure: anywhere and by any means is better than just talking about it. But what if you could find a way to conserve those areas that matter the most?

Object Classification using Spectral SignaturesColin Jaeck - 2019-08-12
When I began working for the SGRC, I was given the task of analyzing multi-spectral drone imagery from cutblocks. The objective was to provide Government and industry partners with an accurate means of assessing biomass quantities left behind from logging operations.

The Hunt for InnovationStantiago Botero - 2019-07-30
Our world today is rapidly changing. From climate fluctuations to the rapid expansion of technology, we are faced with questions on what to do next.

Using GIS to Assist Stewardship Groups in the Columbia BasinKatie Ericson - 2019-07-09
For many, the most loved feature of this area is the abundance of water, whether it be for sustaining life, the beautiful forests and wildlife or the recreational activities that bring us joy. If you live in a rural area, you likely get your water from the creek nearby. With this valuable resource comes many threats, like pollution or degradation from forestry being too close to the water source.

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