Tony Mathys

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Mr Tony Mathys

Professional Title: Other (please specify)
Other: Geospatial Metadata Consultant

Primary domain: geography, anthropology, archaeology, environmental science, geospatial technologies, geospatial metadata standards

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City / Country: Edinburgh - United Kingdom


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Tony was the geospatial metadata co-ordinator for UK academia from 2002 to 2015. He has 30 years of professional experience with expertise in environmental and archaeological science as well as geospatial technologies and metadata standards. He has worked in academia, government and the private sector as a GIS analyst, geophysicist, archaeologist and scientist developing applications, conducting fieldwork, analysing data and writing numerous reports and peer-reviewed publications. Tony was also associated with the 2003 UK GEMINI committee and was principle author of the UK GEMINI position paper. Tony has run 48 geospatial metadata workshops at 28 universities with more than 700 participants in attendance to learn about geospatial metadata standards and the importance of data sharing and management. Tony is also an Editorial Board Member for the International Journal of Health Geographics.