Forestry Innovation Technology Cluster
on 2019-04-30 20:00
Selkirk College’s forestry innovations research team supports industry in the application of new, innovative technologies designed to enhance our forestry sector.
on 2018-05-08 15:48
Web Atlas for Small Municipal GIS with LandInfo Technologies and funding from IRAPP
Metal Tech Alley Webmap
on 2017-11-30 20:29
In collaboration with the Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation we worked to develop a web map of local metal and technologies related businesses. This map is used to help promote the Metal Tech Alley marketing campaign to attract new businesses to the region.
on 2017-09-12 17:27
Since 2016 the SGRC has been using drones for mapping, remote sensing and videography work. This has been a rapidly growing field of new research, with lots of interested collaborators.
on 2017-04-05 23:25
This three year College and Community Social Innovation Fund project will address this knowledge and practice gap by exploring what open data means in the context of rural Canada.
HLPO Reporting Suite
on 2016-01-11 22:13
The HLPO reporting suite is a tool used by the forestry industry to determine what effect a proposed harvesting would have on ministry targets for biodiversity and ungulate habitat.
Health Services Analysis
on 2015-08-06 18:33
In collaboration with RDCK Regional Directors, the SGRC spatially analyzed the health services available within the West Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital District (WKBRHD) as it related to projected population changes and transportation options.
on 2015-02-03 20:15
The Selkirk-SME Applied Research and Technology Solutions (SMARTS) project connects small- and medium-sized businesses with applied research expertise in the fields of geospatial technology, digital fabrication and rapid prototyping.
on 2015-01-28 18:57
Through the support of a NSERC CCI ARD Level 1 grant, the Selkirk Geospatial Research Centre (SGRC) and Valhalla Software Ltd are collaborating on the development of geospatial tools to augment Valhalla’s BOS Forestry Suite. The BOS Forestry Suite is a set of enterprise data management and reporting tools that run on both the desktop and on the cloud.
Ootischenia Doukhobor Cemetery
on 2015-01-28 18:51
The SGRC worked with community members to undertake a beautification project at the Ootischenia Graveyard near Castlegar, BC.
Columbia Basin Watershed Network
on 2015-01-28 18:22
The SGRC has provided GIS support to community-based watershed groups in the Columbia Basin since 2008. Projects include terrain mapping, off-road vehicle impact assessments, volunteer training, and mapping biodiversity data collected by citizen scientists.
Long Term Soil Productivity
on 2015-01-28 18:17
BC Ministry of Forests is part of the Long Term Soil Productivity (LTSP) network in North America. The goal is to monitor the tree growth in term of responding to the different soil treatments.
Forest Carbon Management
on 2015-01-28 18:14
The two-year project focused on the development of customised tools to assist small and medium forest enterprises (SMEs) to access, evaluate, and analyse potential opportunities in forest carbon markets in our region.
RDKB Web Mapping
on 2015-01-28 18:08
Since 2005, the SGRC has assisted the RDKB in its efforts to provide Internet map services for internal and public use. A major update to the site including significant customization was completed in 2013.
on 2015-01-28 18:00
The Columbia Basin Biodiversity Atlas helps improve conservation planning and decision making by providing science-based information in an easy-to-understand format. The web-based Atlas was one of the first Internet mapping applications developed in BC when it was launched in 2001, and has now been continually available online for nearly 14 years.
Know Your Watershed
on 2015-01-28 17:39
SGRC co-op students have created large poster-sized maps and small maps to give to students, and a watershed tour video for each community for the Columbia Basin Trust (CBT)'s water stewardship education program, a regionally-based program aimed at grade 8 science classes.
Employment Lands Inventory
on 2015-01-28 16:33
The Employment Lands Inventory Project addresses issues faced by many communities: access to land to accommodate existing business expansion and future investment and economic growth. “This project will provide several important deliverables,” says Rob Gay, General Manager of Community Futures East Kootenay, the lead organization on the project. “The first of these is a comprehensive inventory of employment lands.”
Digital Basin Portal
on 2015-01-23 22:51
The Rural Development Institute Digital Basin Portal combines a spatial geoatabase and online interactive mapping system with collaboration tools for identifying, monitoring, and reporting on environmental and community wellbeing within the Canadian Columbia Basin region. The geo-portal provides an information-sharing platform for environmental indicators, research and monitoring projects being undertaken by various groups. Leveraging a spatial database and collaboration system will play a key role in ensuring that these groups can upload their latest research data, analysis results, planning and mitigation measures into a data warehouse that is accessible to the greater research community, stakeholders, and the public.