Profiles from the Geospatial Community

Periodic series that interviews notable professionals in the geospatial industry.


GIS Career and Jobs

Anita Graser.

Anita Graser | Profiles from the Geospatial Community

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.

GIS Learning

Edgardo David at the top of the highest mountain in the Philippines, Mount Apo.

Edgardo David | Profiles from the Geospatial Community

GIS Interview with Edgardo David who started working in the GIS field twenty-five years ago, moving from the Philippines to work in Japan. David is now a Senior GIS Analyst with a local city in Southern California.

GIS Learning

Matt Artz | Profiles from the Geospatial Community

Matt Artz | Profiles from the Geospatial Community

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 […]

GIS Learning

Glenn Letham | Profiles from the Geospatial Community

Glenn Letham | Profiles from the Geospatial Community

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 […]

GIS Learning

James Fee | Profiles from the Geospatial Community

James Fee | Profiles from the Geospatial Community

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 […]

GIS Industry

Dr. David M. Theobald Talks About His Career in GIS, Issues in GIS Education, and the Use of GIS for Conservation

Dr. David M. Theobald is a Scientist at the Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado who has been working with GIS since the middle 1980s in the areas of planning, conservation GIS, and landscape ecology.