[OSGeo-Discuss] Nomination for Yann Chemin
raghavan at media.osaka-cu.ac.jp
Sun Jul 14 05:15:57 PDT 2013
On 2013/07/14 20:17, Margherita Di Leo wrote:
> Hi All,
> Let us nominate Yann Chemin  from France / Sri Lanka (rather "citizen of
> the world"), for OSGeo Charter membership.
I second the nomination of Yann Chemin.
Would be great to have Yann as Charter Member.
> Yann is a researcher at IWMI [3,9], Visiting Lecturer at University of
> Colombo  and Visiting Lecturer/Consultant at University of Moratuwa ,
> Sri Lanka.
> His research interest lies in water, land and planetary remote sensing 
> One of his major goals is to provide extensive information on soil and
> vegetation from remote sensing sources, that are often the only data
> sources available in developing countries.
> We (Anne & Madi) met Yann at GRASS Community Sprint in Genova in 2013 ,
> after many years of email exchange and contributions on GRASS GIS
> documentation. We had the opportunity to meet him again  in GRASS
> Community Sprint in Prague , where we discussed extensively on how open
> source geospatial software can improve education and land management in Sri
> Lanka, where he currently lives.
> We believe that Yann would be a very effective Charter Member. He is a
> passionate promoter of open source geospatial, a skilled researcher and a
> great communicator.
> Anne, Margherita and Jachym
>  http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Yann_Chemin
>  http://iwmi.academia.edu/YannChemin
>  http://fr.linkedin.com/pub/yann-chemin/36/b79/bbb/
>  http://www.iwmi.cgiar.org/
>  http://www.cmb.ac.lk/
>  http://www.mrt.ac.lk/foa/
>  http://grasswiki.osgeo.org/wiki/GRASS_Community_Sprint_Genova_2013
>  http://grasswiki.osgeo.org/wiki/GRASS_Community_Sprint_Prague_2013
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> Discuss at lists.osgeo.org
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