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Jack D. Ives

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Jack D. Ives, Professor, Ph.D. - Dr. Jack Ives is a graduate of University of Nottingham, UK (B.A. Geography, 1953) and McGill University, Canada (Ph.D. 1956), Dr. Ives emigrated to Canada with his wife Pauline in 1954. Dubbed the ""Father of Arctic and Alpine Geoecology"" by a former student, Dr. Ives is currently Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at Carleton University of Canada. From the Himalayas to Baffin Island, mountains and Arctic regions have been the subject of fascination in Dr. Ives academic career for half a century. He has been incessantly working to ensure the long-term livability of the mountain environments to whom he fell in love when he was 15. He has abiding passion for the mountain environment and the peoples who have been living on them for centuries. His quest to conserve the world’s mountain ecosystems has taken on a particular urgency with recent times. Research Lab., Schefferville, and Assistant Professor at Department of Geography, McGill University (1957-1960). ... more

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System Design Strategies

System Design Strategies is an exclusive resource for the successful design and deployment for geographic information systems technology. This documentation is provided to share system architecture design methodology and the fundamental principles that contribute to system performance and scalability.

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Event: The National GIS Symposium in Saudi Arabia
Location: Damam, Saudi Arabia
Date: 5/11/2015

Event: The National GIS Symposium in Saudi Arabia
Location: Damam, Saudi Arabia
Date: 5/11/2015

Event: The National GIS Symposium in Saudi Arabia
Location: Damam, Saudi Arabia
Date: 5/11/2015

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GIS Trivia

Can you survive our GIS Trivia Challenge?

This classical astronomical and surveying instrument, dating from the 3rd century BCE was a sighting tube or, alternatively, a rod with a sight at both ends, attached to a stand.

  1. Dioptra
  2. Quadrant
  3. Alidade

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