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SDI Interesting Reads – July 2016

Check out the interactive map showing Brexit voting results, find out what’s new in ArcGIS Open Data, learn more about Esri’s free self-paced e-Learning and much more in the July SDI Interesting Reads.

Get inspiration for your projects from this compilation of interesting articles, blog posts and other resources related to spatial data infrastructures (SDI).

Britain backs Brexit: map of local and regional results

The Times included this map by Esri UK that depicts how Britain voted to leave the European Union. The darker the blue indicates the higher the vote to remain, and the darker the yellow indicates the higher the vote to leave the European Union.

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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