Employee directory

Ian DeMerchant

Spatial Data Analyst
Atlantic Forestry Centre
1350 Regent Street, P.O. Box 4000
Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 5P7

Tel.: (506) 452-3137

Profile

  • Joined the Canadian Forest Service in 2002

Responsibilities:

  • Project manager for the web applications in the National Invasive Alien Species Database (CanFIAS)
  • Project manager for the National Forest Pest Strategy Information Management System
  • Geographic Information Systems Lead for the Knowledge Synthesis Group of the Atlantic Forestry Centre

Areas of Knowledge:

  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Software development
  • Forest modeling

Areas of Interest:

  • Spatial modeling
  • Web deployed databases and mapping
  • Invasive alien species

Committees:

  • National Forest Pest Strategy Information and Information Management Technical Advisory Group


Current Research Projects

  • Canadian Forest Invasive Alien Species Database and Document Library (CanFIAS)
  • Information Management Framework for the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers National Forest Pest Strategy

Education

  • B.Sc. in Forestry (1992), University of New Brunswick
  • Diploma in Geographic Information Systems (1993), College of Geographic Sciences, Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia
  • Diploma in Integrated Studies in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing (1994), College of Geographic Sciences, Lawrencetown, Nova Scotia

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