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Name: Adam Steer Avatar of adam dot d dot steer at gmail dot com
Job Title: Earth systems data service specialist
Company: National Computational Infrastructure
City: Canberra
State: ACT
Country: Australia
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Personal Description : Currently working at Australia's National Computational Infrastructure in the Research Data Services team.

Has a PhD in surveying technology from the University of Tasmania, based on estimating sea ice thickness at high resolution by combining airborne LiDAR, digital photogrammetry, field observations (yes! I love to drill holes in ice!), and upward looking sonar from an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle.

Formerly worked for the Australian Antarctic Division, on object-based classification of sea ice using aerial photography (among many other things including but not limited to a lot of logistics).

Interested in making point clouds into useful data services; open geospatial data; enabling as-yet-unheard-of discoveries as a function of open data and accessible tools. Has a very strong motivation to promote the use of open geospatial tools - removing barriers to serious geospatial data analysis.

Also likes to ski, climb rocks and ride mountain bikes as fast as possible. And sit under trees and watch the sky.
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