Gordon Plunkett

Gordon Plunkett is the Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) Director at Esri Canada. He has more than 30 years of experience in GIS and Remote Sensing in both the public and private sectors. He currently sits as a member of the Community Map of Canada Steering Committee, GeoAlliance Canada Interim Board of Directors, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Technical Committee, the Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) Committee on Geomatics, the University of Laval Convergence Network Advisory Committee and the Advisory Board to the Carleton University Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre. During his career, Gordon has worked on projects in more than 20 countries and has contributed to numerous scientific conferences and publications. At Esri Canada, he is responsible for developing and supporting the company’s SDI vision, initiatives and outreach, including producing content for the SDI blog.

  • Putting the data back in spatial data infrastructure

    Putting the data back in spatial data infrastructure

    Data sharing has to be more efficient than ever during the pandemic. Use these tools and ideas to better your organization’s data sharing processes.

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  • How to create an information dashboard for visualizing useful data

    How to create an information dashboard for visualizing useful data

    Learn more about how to build your own dashboard to communicate spatial data to your stakeholders within your SDI framework.

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  • Why is SDI so important during the COVID-19 pandemic?

    Why is SDI so important during the COVID-19 pandemic?

    Learn more about why location data is key and about how spatial data infrastructure is an essential digital tool in the fight against COVID-19.

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  • What do SDI users need to know about map projections?

    What do SDI users need to know about map projections?

    Find out what to look for in terms of geo-registering data from various sources provided in different coordinate systems to reduce map distortions

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  • Why Canada needs to continue developing its spatial data infrastructure

    Why Canada needs to continue developing its spatial data infrastructure

    As geospatial applications grow rapidly worldwide, it’s important for Canada to expand its use of spatial data—especially the sharing of this data.

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  • Educate and entertain your audience with story maps

    Educate and entertain your audience with story maps

    Read about the many ways you can use story maps to communicate effectively

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  • SDI Snapshot - August 2019

    SDI Snapshot - August 2019

    An Esri Canada blog post for information on some of the latest and most significant spatial data infrastructure news, data and products.

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  • SDI Interesting Reads - August 2019

    SDI Interesting Reads - August 2019

    SDI Interesting Reads contains informative articles about spatial data infrastructure.

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  • How to use web maps to perform spatial analytics

    How to use web maps to perform spatial analytics

    ArcGIS Online provides spatial analysis functions to perform real-time analytics on your data displayed on a web map.

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  • SDI Snapshot - July 2019

    SDI Snapshot - July 2019

    An Esri Canada blog post for information on some of the latest and most significant spatial data infrastructure news, data and products.

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  • SDI Interesting Reads – July 2019

    SDI Interesting Reads – July 2019

    SDI Interesting Reads contains informative articles about spatial data infrastructure.

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  • Improve geospatial data by collaborating through web maps and web apps

    Improve geospatial data by collaborating through web maps and web apps

    Collaboration through web maps and web apps can be used to review and align GIS data between organizations within a spatial data infrastructure

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  • SDI Snapshot - June 2019

    SDI Snapshot - June 2019

    An Esri Canada blog post for information on some of the latest and most significant spatial data infrastructure news, data and products.

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  • SDI Interesting Reads - June 2019

    SDI Interesting Reads - June 2019

    SDI Interesting Reads contains informative articles about spatial data infrastructure.

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  • Smart Cities Challenge: An opportunity to grow spatial data infrastructures

    Smart Cities Challenge: An opportunity to grow spatial data infrastructures

    A robust spatial data infrastructure allows seamless sharing of maps and applications between government, data sharing communities and stakeholders.

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  • SDI Snapshot - May 2019

    SDI Snapshot - May 2019

    Learn about some of the latest and most significant Spatial Data Infrastructure news, data and products.

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  • SDI Interesting Reads - May 2019

    SDI Interesting Reads - May 2019

    SDI Interesting Reads contains informative articles about spatial data infrastructure.

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  • The role of SDIs in the democratization of geospatial data and services

    The role of SDIs in the democratization of geospatial data and services

    What is the role of spatial data infrastructure in geospatial data sharing by government organizations?

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  • SDI Snapshot - April 2019

    SDI Snapshot - April 2019

    Read this Esri Canada blog post for information on some of the latest and most significant spatial data infrastructure news, data and products.

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  • SDI Interesting Reads - April 2019

    SDI Interesting Reads - April 2019

    SDI Interesting Reads highlights informative articles about spatial data infrastructure

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