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

LidarBC: A New Open Data Portal for LiDAR

August 2021

Over the past several years, the Province of British Columbia has made significant investments in LiDAR data acquisition and processing.  Recently, the Province released these collections as part of a project known as LidarBC.

Under the Open Government License, this data is now freely available for anyone to download and use via the LidarBC Open Data Portal. With so many potential applications of LiDAR data, we are excited to see what spatial analysts (professionals and geo-enthusiasts alike) will create in the coming months and years.

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Golf FORE KidSport Fundraising Event: A Record-breaking Success!

September 2021

Earlier this month, KidSport Greater Victoria hosted the Golf FORE KidSport fundraising event – and it was an outstanding success! Caslys is proud to have supported this year’s event, and we want to thank all participants, organizers and other supporters for their contributions.

This year, the annual tournament raised a record-breaking $32,388!

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After the Flood: Caslys Maps Spatial Extent of BC Flood Emergency

November 2021

Atmospheric river conditions recently brought high volumes of precipitation and extensive flooding to the southern portion of British Columbia, triggering a state of emergency for many jurisdictions.

Caslys used publicly available satellite imagery to rapidly assess flood conditions in the Fraser Valley and the southern portion of Vancouver Island. Read on to discover the preliminary results of our analysis.

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