|Name:||Stephen Vincent Mather|
|Job Title:||GIS Manager|
|Address:||126 Baker St|
|Local Chapter:||North America|
|Personal Description :|| Stephen has been working in GIS, Planning, and related fields since 1998, working for the last 9 years as the GIS Manager for Cleveland Metroparks. He has been interested in the application of computer vision to geospatial analyses since 2004, and has recently initiated the OpenDroneMap project (http://opendronemap.org), a project to bring together and extend a suite of open source computer vision software for use with UAS (drone) and street level images.
In addition to managing Cleveland Metroparks GIS program and leading OpenDroneMap, Stephen works with the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Karisoke Research Center (Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International) to research mountain gorillas in Rwanda. Most of that work uses OSGeo tools.Stephen is also coauthor of the PostGIS Cookbook and blogs all his geospatial and ecological whims at https://smathermather.com.
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