SDI Interesting Reads - October 2017

October 23, 2017 Gordon Plunkett

As we celebrate Canada’s 150 years as a forest nation, NRCan releases its annual report on the state of forests in Canada. Saskatchewan appoints earth-i to monitor the logging of trees in the province. Esri and The Science of Where provide insights into avenues of growth driven by location intelligence through podcasts. Read about these and other interesting updates in the world of spatial data infrastructure in October’s Interesting Reads blog post.

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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.

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