Michael Jones was a former Chief Technology Advocate at Google, who was best known for his pioneering work on Google Earth.
He was awarded the Society's Patron’s Gold Medal in 2020 for his contribution to the development of geospatial information. His work will be remembered for the incredible impact it made in his field, through democratizing and popularizing cartography and spatial awareness.
In the words of our President Baroness Lynda Chalker, “His inspiring career trajectory is charted by his vision to redefine mapping from static lines and symbols to an interactive geographical web of context and information”.
A full tribute for Michael can be found on Geospatial World.
Image: Michael Jones
The final day of conference saw another full programme of events.
2 September 2022
Professor Mike Hulme, founding Editor in Chief for the journal WIREs Climate Change, has announced his decision to step down from this role at the end of this year.
1 July 2022
This year the Society's Research Groups will be holding their AGMs online.
29 July 2020
This year's Research Group dissertation awards and prizes are now open.
10 May 2019
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