Roger Tomlinson, universally acknowledged as the father of ‘Geographical Information Systems’ (GIS), died at his home in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. In recognition of his academic and public-orientated achievements, Tomlinson was recipient of a vast array of distinguished honours including the Canadian government’s highest civilian award, the Order of Canada. Tomlinson was an Honorary Fellow of the RGS-IBG and was recipient of its Murchison Award.
A full obituary was published in The Geographical Journal
Roger Frank Tomlinson OC. Reproduced with kind permission from the University Consortium for Geographic Information Science
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