How can municipalities improve large-scale flood forecasting? Why is the Inuvik satellite ground station still waiting for federal government approvals? How will open data affect the geospatial business in the long run? Read about these and more in July’s SDI Interesting Reads.
- Improving large-scale flood forecasting and preparation in Ontario
- Senate Committee holds hearing on infrastructure and Inuvik ground station
- Small regional municipality dreams big with ArcGIS Online
MRC Map Explorer allows visitors to browse MRC de Coaticook with this high-resolution aerial imagery.
- How will open data affect the geospatial business?
- GIS in transportation for better management of road infrastructure
- Enabling effective asset management of roads and highways
- Six technologies crucial for smart cities
- Why the U.S. needs a national infrastructure map
- Explore over 16,500 satellites in this incredible interactive 3D space map
- Updated ArcGIS Pro roadmap - June 2018
- Esri maps World Cup rankings, player ages, history: 33 interactive maps with all the facts
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