Susan Conway is a PhD student at the Open University using GIS to look for water on Mars. In her previous life she worked as an Environmental Consultant and GIS Specialist at Arcadis GMI. Her background in Earth Science leads her to exotic places, such as Iceland for fieldwork (no not to Mars – look what the OU did to Beagle 2!). In her spare time she tries to keep her feet on the ground or more specifically out of the water, with regular kayaking trips.
When Microsoft introduced GIS into SQL Server with SQL Server 2008, it opened up a whole range of new applications that were previously impossible to do with SQL Server. So what sort of things can you do with GIS Data? We asked an expert!… Read more