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Reflecting on Dr. Roger Tomlinson’s Contributions to GIS

April 9, 2014

Reflecting on Dr. Roger Tomlinson’s Contributions to GIS

“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” —Plato, The Republic On Feb. 9, 2014, Dr. Roger Tomlinson passed away at the age of 80. Anyone who has spent much time around a geographic information system (GIS) likely is familiar with Tomlinson’s anecdotal standing as the “Father of GIS.” Born in Cambridge, England,