Anita Graser is well-known in the GIS community for her involvement in open source GIS. She is also the author of the recently published book, “Learning QGIS 2.0”. Anita talks about how she got started in GIS and what she sees as some of the future trends in open source GIS.
Gretchen Peterson is a well-known geospatial professional who has run her own GIS consulting firm, Peterson GIS, since 2001. She has worked on a wide range of GIS projects including (just to name a few) solar energy site suitability analysis, stream restoration prioritization, wildlife corridor design, and an archaeological sensitivity […]
Matt Artz is the editor of GIS and Science, a blog focused on “the use of GIS technology by the scientific community and for scientific applications“. Mr. Artz is also the GIS and Science Program Manager for ESRI and in the editor of GIS.com. A listing of both his professional […]
Glenn Letham is a pioneer of geospatial reporting, having first founded the Spatial News site before creating GISUser.com, a top geospatial industry news site. In addition to reporting on the latest geospatial news, Mr. Letham posts on his blog, Anything Geospatial. Mr. Letham manages two other technology sites, LBSZone and SymbianOne. How did you […]
James Fee is well known for his popular blog that has an active participation by the geospatial community. The James Fee GIS Blog is a place to find posts that trigger discussions about many aspects of geospatial technology. Judging by the volume of comments, Mr. Fee often has his finger […]
Dr. David M. Theobald is a Scientist at the Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. David has been working with GIS since the middle 1980s in the areas of planning, conservation GIS, and landscape ecology. In addition to his work in these fields, he has also also authored a book on using ArcView GIS, GIS Concepts and ArcView Methods, and has written several publicly available extensions to ArcView, including the ArcView Spatial Modeler and AVPrimed!. This article is a rough transcript of an interview conducted in July, 2000 in which I asked David a few questions about his career, his views on GIS education, some of the tools he has developed, and the role of GIS in conservation.