SDI Interesting Reads – July 2019

July 16, 2019 Gordon Plunkett

How is York Region using open data for digital transformation? What is the “first engineering image” captured from space by one of the RADARSAT Constellation Mission satellites? How can you visualize the freezing and thawing of Arctic and Antarctic waters? What are some of the secrets behind successful data management? Read about these and more in our July's SDI Interesting Reads.

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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