How can spatial data help communities attain higher resiliency? How are GIS-based maps and apps leading to smarter cities? How did Mississauga use spatial data to modernize its Employment Survey? Have you ever wondered who used the term GIS the first time? Find the answers to these questions and more in this month’s Interesting Reads blog post.
- Towards Resiliency: Leveraging Esri in all phases of emergency management
- Digital transformation of geospatial technology for the defence industry
- Rising seas and climate change: Everything Canadians need to know
- Mississauga modernizes its Employment Survey using GIS
- How GIS-based maps and citizen apps can help cities work smarter
- Open data and entrepreneurship - 5 principles to stimulate innovation
- GIM Q&A series - Creating a comprehensive GIS of the world in the cloud
- The future looks bright for the geospatial business
- What constitutes the geospatial technology ecosystem?
- What is the difference between multispectral and hyperspectral imagery?
- Spring Activity: Get outside with Survey123 for ArcGIS
- Visualizing farming with agriculture maps
- When was the term GIS first used?
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.More Content by Gordon Plunkett