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SDI Interesting Reads - August 2018

How is Manitoba collecting and using spatial data for sustainable forest management? How can organizations move from using “maps on the web” to web mapping? Find out more in this month’s SDI Interesting Reads, which brings you an array of informative articles on spatial data infrastructure from Canada and around the world.

Web application that symbolizes the plot scale renewal survey data captured using Collector for ArcGIS and Survey123 for ArcGIS by Manitoba Forestry and Peatlands Branch at Manitoba Sustainable Development. 

About the Author

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.

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