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Dr. Stefanakis' research team is proud to be part of ICA-OSGeo Labs by supporting the mission: "Making geospatial education and opportunities accessible to all." This page provides access to a list of resources combining the potential of e-learning tools and open source geospatial software to strengthen education and research in GIScience. 

Opinions

Stefanakis, E., 2017. Graph Databases – Recent development in Neo4j may help accommodate the Geospatial Community. GoGeomatics. Magazine of GoGeomatics Canada. January 2017. [pdf]

Stefanakis, E., 2016. Geospatial Development – Enhancing GIS curricula with programming skills at UNB. GoGeomatics. Magazine of GoGeomatics Canada. November 2016. [pdf]

Stefanakis, E., 2016. SaveTheMap Campaign: to encourage citizens and startups to use geospatial data and services. GoGeomatics. Magazine of GoGeomatics Canada. June 2016. [pdf]

Stefanakis, E., 2016. NetCDF: a growing standard for encoding georeferenced data in binary form. GoGeomatics. Magazine of GoGeomatics Canada. May 2016. [pdf]

Stefanakis, E., 2016. Location Encoding Systems – Could geographic coordinates be replaced and at what cost? GoGeomatics. Magazine of GoGeomatics Canada. March 2016. [pdf]

Stefanakis, E., 2016. Discrete Global Grid Systems – A new OGC standard emerges. GoGeomatics. Magazine of GoGeomatics Canada. January 2016. [pdf]

Stefanakis, E., 2015. Map Tiles and Cached Map Services. GoGeomatics. Magazine of GoGeomatics Canada. December 2015. [pdf]

Stefanakis, E., 2015. Elevation Web Services: Limitations and Prospects. GoGeomatics. Magazine of GoGeomatics Canada. November 2015. [pdf]

Stefanakis, E., 2015. Web Mercator: the de facto standard, the controversy, and the opportunity. GoGeomatics. Magazine of GoGeomatics Canada. October 2015. [pdf]

Stefanakis, E., 2015. 2005-2015: Ten Years with Google Maps. GoGeomatics. Magazine of GoGeomatics Canada. September 2015. [pdf]

Teaching Resources

Title Geographic Databases and Information Systems
Type Slides: http://www2.unb.ca/~estef/gisbook.html
Resources Stefanakis, E., 2014. Geographic Databases and Information Systems. CreateSpace Independent Publications.

Title Web Mapping and Geospatial Web Services: An Introduction
Type Slides: http://www2.unb.ca/~estef/wmbook.html 
Resources Stefanakis, E., 2015. Web Mapping and Geospatial Web Services: An Introduction. CreateSpace Independent Publications.

Title Geospatial Web - Course Syllabus (2 courses)
Type Course syllabus description in paper form.
Resources Stefanakis, E., 2013. Introducing Geographers to Web Mapping and Geospatial Web. In the Proceedings of the Annual Canadian Institute of Geomatics Conference, Toronto, Canada. 

Title Map Mashups and Web Mapping Services (Lab Exercises)
Type Lab Exercises (samples)
Resources McGrath, H., and Stefanakis, E. 2013. Map Mashups and Web Mapping Services (Lab Exercises). GGE, University of New Brunswick. Funded by UNB - TLP Fund.

GIS&T Applications

Title "Troy is ours – How on earth could Clytaemnestra know so fast?”
Application URL http://www2.unb.ca/~estef/apps/troyisours
Resources Tienaah, T., and Stefanakis, E., 2014. “Troy is ours – How on earth could Clytaemnestra know so fast?”. In the Proceedings of the 17th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science, Castellon, Spain. [pdf]

Title Historical Maps of Grand Lake Meadows, New Brunswick, Canada
Application URL http://www2.unb.ca/~estef/apps/GLM
Resources McGrath, H., 2013 (MScE): Historical Maps of Grand Lake Meadows.

Title Historical Maps of Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
Application URL (currently not available)
Resources Sabarish, S.M., Gkadolou, E., and Stefanakis, E., 2013. Historical Map Collections on Geospatial Web. Geomatica Journal, Vol. 67, No. 3, 2013 pp. 279-290.

Title Hannah Ingraham (Migration of Loyalists in New Brunswick)
Application URL (currently not available)
Resources http://thenhier.ca/sites/default/files/THENHiER-bulletin-29-Jan-2012_EN.pdf

Title Early Housing in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
Application URL (currently not available) 
Resources Stefanakis, E., 2013. Map-mashups in the study of cultural heritage. In the Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Integrating 4D, GIS and Cultural Heritage. Leuven, Belgium.

Title Roman and Byzantine Empires (117-551AD)
Application URL (currently not available)
Resources Stefanakis, E., 2012. Map Mashups and APIs in Education. In: Peterson, M. (Ed.). Online Maps with APIs and Map Services. Springer.