Entries by t_mackinnon


NSLSI photos from 70-71 and 71-72

Recently we had some photos sent to us that were scanned from the 70-71 and 71-72 NSLSI yearbooks (yearbooks that were done entirely in house without word processor or other electronic equipment). Photos include an oblique airphoto showing location of NSLSI in Lawerncetown, photos of the Dart Team, NSLSI First year photogrammetry 1971 class, and […]

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COGS 2014 Grad Profiles

The 2013-2014 Graduate Profile booklet for the Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) was designed to help potential employers, seek out, and find suitable geomatics based candidate for positions within their company. COGS graduates come with varied backgrounds, experiences, and skill sets and are eager to help potential employers fill the needs of their organizations. COGS students of 2014 have worked […]


COGS Turns 25

Over a hundred grads and friends gathered at the Geomatics Atlantic 2012 conference on 13 June 2012 in Halifax, to celebrate COGS having turned 25.  There were recollections by: John Wightman (Principal 1986 – 1994) Edward Wedler (Remote Sensing Faculty, 1980s), Tim Webster (as each of student, RS Faculty, & Research Scientist), & Jim Stanley […]

COGS Grad Map

Here is an interactive web map showing spatial locations of several graduates from the NSCC Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) and its former names ‘College of Geographic Sciences’ and ‘Nova Scotia Land Survey Institute’.

The map was created to commemorate the 25th year of COGS event held at the Geomatics Atlantic 2012 in Halifax, grads were given an opportunity to enter their first name, last initial, program, graduation year and their current location.

COGS Cartography Alumni

The Cartography program at COGS has achieved national recognition over the past 50 years for its cartographic excellence and the graduates that have come out of the program. The original Cartography Program at COGS ran from 1962 to 2010. In 2011 it was changed into a Cartography concentration of the Diploma in Geographic Sciences (DiGS) Program. Below […]