David Weaver Receives 2016 Peter S. Thacher Award

Falmouth, MA, Nov 1, 2016  - On October 18, 2016, former Vice President of Applied Geographics,Inc. (AppGeo), David Weaver, was presented with the Peter S. Thacher Award at the Northeast Arc Users Group ( NEARC) annual conference held in Falmouth, MA. The award is given to individuals, such as David, who demonstrate long-term commitment and excellence in GIS, particularly in local resource management and conservation. AppGeo’s President, Rich Grady, presented the award.

In his remarks, David reminisced about the start of his GIS career in 1974, "[...] in the pen and ink days of mapping" and commented on the evolution of GIS and cartography over the last four decades. During his successful career and in retirement, David has seen GIS technology grow exponentially into a world of "web mapping, big data, large scale map accuracy, sophisticated analysis, and applications." (The full text of David’s speech can be read here.)

As presenter of the award, Rich remarked of his long-term colleague and friend, “His love of cartography to communicate complex information with clarity, and genuine concern for the coastal environment and our natural resources have marked his career, including his work with dozens of local communities on accurate base-mapping. I can’t imagine anyone more deserving of this award based on measurable contributions to real GIS work in New England for the past 40 years."

David’s expertise in GIS geographic analysis and cartographic design set a standard of excellence for his colleagues at AppGeo and beyond. His portfolio of work included numerous projects for the Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management, NOAA Coastal Services Center and the MWRA, several federal agencies, and municipalities across New England. He is currently actively crowdsourcing environmental data and volunteer geographic information (VGI). In addition to his long-term love of sailing, he has been photographing extreme high tide for MyCoast.org and curating his 20th-century map collection.

About Applied Geographics, Inc.

Applied Geographics, Inc. (AppGeo, www.AppGeo.com) provides Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and geospatial Information Technology (geospatial IT) consulting services and custom solutions that help businesses to increase profitability and government departments to increase efficiency and service. AppGeo’s continual innovation on today’s leading geospatial platforms and Web technologies (Google, Esri, CartoDB, Open Source and others) makes us your go-to partner for “going beyond traditional GIS”. Ask us about our our track record building hybrid and multi-platform solutions using today’s leading geospatial IT.

 



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