From NASA Satellite Images (1966) to Google Earth (2008):
Geography, Geomatics and GIS Have Come a Long Way
Lecture by Dr. Barry Wellar, Professor Emeritus and Distinguished Geomatics Scientist, Laboratory for Applied Geomatics and Geographic Information System Science, University of Ottawa, to the Sigma Xi Society, Ottawa Chapter, April 24, 2008.
Dr. Barry Wellar is a leading innovator, researcher, and scholar in the fields of geography, geomatics, and geographic information systems (GIS), and his contributions to applied research in government, the business sector, and academia are internationally recognized. In this Lecture Dr. Wellar uses the phrase “Triple G” to emphasize how the fusing of geography, geomatics, and GIS is creating new opportunities and challenges for researchers, practitioners, educators, students, entrepreneurs, and the public at large.
The Laboratory for Applied Geomatics and Geographic Information Systems Science is pleased to post the slides of Dr. Wellar’s Lecture. Inquiries about the materials may be directed by email to Dr. Wellar at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Michael Sawada, Associate Professor
Director, Laboratory for Applied Geomatics and
Geographic Information Systems Science (LAGGISS)
University of Ottawa