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Brent Wood

Programme Leader for Environmental Information Delivery, NIWA.

Location: Wellington, New Zealand

Brent Wood has worked in fisheries/marine/environmental research for 40 years, and for almost half of this time he used Open Source tools for spatial data management, analysis and visualisation. He has been a NZ Open Source Society Council member for several years, as well as an active Wellington Linux User Group member and Installfest organiser. He has been a regular presenter at FOSS4G since 2009, and was a finalist in the 2010 NZOSA awards for a web mapping portal using Silverstripe, Postgis. mapserver and Geonetwork which provided public access to research data and reports.

He has been responsible for funding small enhancements to Postgis, GDAL, Geoserver and Geonetwork and the development of several QGIS plugins, and is also involved with GMT (Generic Mapping Tools - a long time FOSS mapping and analytical tool outside of the OSGeo Foundation)


   Email: pcreso at pcreso dot com
          b.wood at niwa dot co dot nz
   Skype: pcreso 

Profile last updated

   24 March 2015