Jonathan Murphy has published ‘The Myth of COGS’ on his web site (www.gogeomatics.ca) . It includes an interview with Gary Gaul, a report on a meeting in Annapolis Royal with a group of retired SCP instructors, and a contribution by Val Thomas, COGS graduate and now RS faculty at Virginia Tech. It is interesting that [...]
Last month, we completed an article on the Story of COGS for Jon Murphy, which he published on the GoGeomatics web site. This led him to ask me to clarify the ‘myth of COGS’, which has taken up some of my time in March. We interviewed Gary Gaul, Head of Maintenance at Lawrencetown and asked [...]
David Colville has an interesting article posted in the NSCC ‘Innovations in Applied Research’ blog that showcases the opportunities, experiences and outcomes of applied research at NSCC. He explains in about 500 words or less how he arrived with a dual role of GIS Faculty and Research Scientist with the Applied Geomatics Research Group (AGRG) after enrolling in the Scientific Computer Programming (SCP) diploma program thirty years ago (1983). Continue Reading Here…
John Murphy of GoGeomatics Canada magazine invited Bob to share his experience and ongoing work with “The Story of COGS” project to the GoGeomatics community.
The February article is about that progress and hurdles experienced during the project as well as an effort to reach out into other Canadian geomatics communities to find past COGS graduates.
Here we have some students of the NSLSI busy at work back in 1982; featuring Leonard Landry, John Wightman, Ted Sharples (on the keyboard), Bob Maher, Pat Castel, Susan Hierlihy (and in the background Bill Power). We know that there must be more gems like this out there, so if you have any great photos to [...]