SDI Interesting Reads – August 2016

August 23, 2016 Gordon Plunkett

How can geomatics be made more attractive? Which 10 government workflows can benefit from mobilizing maps? Find out these and more in the August 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).

August 2016 Living Atlas community webinar recording now available

In this webinar, Esri’s ArcGIS Content Team described the new vector tile layer basemaps, which include community contributed content. They also demonstrated how to customize the basemaps to fit your needs. As well, they showed the elevation content available in the Living Atlas and explained how communities can contribute their data to help with this effort.

About the Author

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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