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Olivier van Lier

Olivier van Lier

Geospatial Research Assistant
Atlantic Forestry Centre
26 University Drive, P.O. Box 960
Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, A2H 6J3

Tel.: (709) 637-4944


Olivier specializes in geospatial analysis and data management. He provides professional support through data acquisition, management, interpretation and delivery; statistical model development and implementation; the development of semi-automated processing tools and the coordination of field activities. His current research focus is on assessing the effects of different scales of remotely sensed data for classifying and mapping forest types.


  • B.A. (Environmental Studies major; Computer Science minor), Bishop’s University, Lennoxville, QC, 2005
  • M.Sc. (Geographical Sciences, specializing in Geomatics), Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, 2009


  • Member of the Centre d’Applications et de Recherches en TÉLédétection (CARTEL - Université de Sherbrooke)


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