Tyler Mitchell

GIS Manager, Timberline Forest Inventory Consultants

Tyler Mitchell
Tyler Mitchell is a geographer, open source enthusiast and the author of Web Mapping Illustrated (O'Reilly). His foray into the open source world began while looking for alternatives to proprietary mapping products. He is an avid user of the popular web mapping program, MapServer, and other spatial data management tools. This allows him to provide innovative, powerful and cost-effective solutions for natural resource management.

Mitchell holds a degree in geography from Lakehead University and has applied his data management expertise to the forest industry since 1996. He now works as a GIS manager for Timberline Forest Inventory Consultants in British Columbia, Canada.

Mitchell is a regular speaker and workshop leader at GIS conferences. He will be writing a regular open source GIS column for Directions Magazine and maintains a weblog on the O'Reilly Network.

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