Dr. D. R. Fraser Taylor

Dr. D. R. Fraser Taylor is the Chancellor’s Distinguished Research Professor and Director of the Geomatics and Cartographic Research Centre (GCRC), Geography and Environmental Studies, at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. A cartographer and award winner of international renown, his current research is focused on developing the field of Cybercartography, which he first defined in 1997, through an integrated program of theory, practice, technology and publication, with multiple global partners. He supervises postdoctoral and doctoral students, and has edited or co-edited 18 books.

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Challenges in Mainstreaming Geospatial Information

GW Prime has the stated aim of mainstreaming geospatial information. This is a welcome development but one which faces many challenges. Ways must be found to make the growing body of information being generated by geospatial specialists more understandable…