Caslys News covers a range of topics, from technical advancement to geospatial interests. Check back often to view our staff picks!

COVID-19 Isolation and Air Quality in Canada

June 2020

There was a fair bit of press given to the impact that COVID-19 isolation or lockdown had on air quality in China and northern Italy – two places hard hit by this pandemic and also two places with particularly poor air quality due to industry, transportation and to some extent geography. As our Caslys team began working remotely from home, we wondered how air quality was being impacted here in Canada.

So, we leveraged our earth observation skills and tools that we typically use to monitor the Earth’s surface and ventured into the atmosphere.

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Geographers on Vacation: Mapping a Bali Road Trip

July 2020

Back in my school days I took a course called “Human Geography – Indonesia” and worked on the island of Borneo to assist the local Department of Lands with mapping land cover. I’m pretty sure a lot of us include the unique Indonesian island of Bali on our list of dream destinations.

Janine Owen (one of our team members) traveled to Bali in 2014 with her husband and documented their vacation with true geo-nerd flare! Check out the post she created to share her adventures with us. It’s great to see our team honing their map skills both at work and while enjoying themselves on vacation.

- Justin McPherson

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Caslys Local Guide to Victoria (app)

September 2020

Welcome to Victoria! The team at Caslys created this guide to help support local businesses and encourage safe outdoor recreation during the pandemic. We have gathered input from our colleagues, family, and friends to share some of our favourite spots with YOU!

Stay safe and have fun exploring our team's recommendations for delicous restaurants, cozy cafes, beautiful hiking trails and more. Unfortunately, there are still some places that we need to keep secret... to avoid lines! 🙂

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