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Jeroen Ticheler studied Tropical Forestry at the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wageningen_University Wageningen University] with specialization in GIS and Remote Sensing. Upon graduation in 1997 he worked on Participatory Soil Fertility Management in Africa at the [http://www.kit.nl/ Royal Institute for the Tropics] of The Netherlands (also: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tropenmuseum Tropenmuseum]) until he joined the [http://www.fao.org Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FAO FAO] in 1999. In 2008 he founded [http://geocat.net GeoCat], a company delivering services around open source geospatial software.
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He initiated the [http://geonetwork-opensource.org GeoNetwork opensource] project in 2000 as the foundation for the spatial data management in FAO: [http://www.fao.org/geonetwork FAO GeoNetwork].
 
 
 
He has been promoting the use of international standards and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_and_Open_Source_Software Free and Open Source Software] for geographic data and information ever since he started working on GeoNetwork opensource.
 
 
 
Other initiatives:
 
* The [http://lists.eogeo.org/mailman/listinfo/opensdi OpenSDI] to start discussions on development of a FOSS based SDI software stack.
 
* The United Nations Spatial Data Infrastructure [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNSDI UNSDI] process (see also [http://www.ungiwg.org/unsdi.htm UNGIWG UNSDI]). It started with a small workshop named ''the UNSDI Workshop'', although it was better known as the first GeoNetwork workshop in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FAO FAO] in 2005.
 
 
 
He participated in writing the UNSDI Reference Architecture document that can be downloaded from the [http://www.ungiwg.org/unsdi.htm UNGIWG] website.
 
 
 
He's a fan, supporter and member of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_Source_Geospatial_Foundation Open Source Geospatial Foundation] board that has been created to support and build the highest-quality open source geospatial software.
 
 
 
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Ticheler Jeroen Ticheler] on Wikipedia
 
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Latest revision as of 04:53, 28 December 2020

OSGeo Member
Name: Jeroen Ticheler Avatar of jeroen dot ticheler at geocat dot net
Job Title: Director
Company: GeoCat
Address: Veenderweg 13
City: 6721WD Bennekom
State: Gelderland
Country: Netherlands
Local Chapter: Nederlands
Email: jeroen.ticheler@geocat.net
Phone:
Instant Messaging:
Website: GeoCat
Language(s): Dutch, English
Personal Description : Jeroen has been promoting the use of international standards and Free and Open Source Software] for geographic data and information for over ten years now. Jeroen served on the OSGeo Board and is a Charter member since the early days of OSGeo.
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Jeroen Ticheler

Jeroen studied Tropical Forestry at the Wageningen University with specialization in GIS and Remote Sensing. Upon graduation in 1997 he worked on Participatory Soil Fertility Management in Africa at the Royal Institute for the Tropics of The Netherlands (also: Tropenmuseum) until he joined the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN FAO in 1999.

At the FAO Jeroen worked on satellite data processing for early warning systems for food security and for desert locust control. He founded the GeoNetwork opensource project in 2001 allowing the agency to catalog its geographic data assets. He participated in writing the United Nations SDI (UNSDI) Reference Architecture as Task group manager Interoperability in the United Nations Geographic Information Working Group UNGIWG. He frequently participated in ISO TC211 and OGC meetings in the past.

In 2007 he founded GeoCat. A commercial company providing Enterprise products, SAAS and services around OSGeo software. GeoCat is a strong supporter and sponsor of OSGeo and FOSS4G conferences and events.}}