Gael Lafond

Gael Lafond

Assist in the development and implementation of the eAtlas platform and other 'value-added' science output data projects.

Contact Information

Phone (07) 4753 4207
Int +61-7-4753 4207
Email g.lafond@aims.gov.au

Other Profiles

EAtlas
 

About

Feb 2010 - current: Programmer for AIMS
Oct 2005 - Jul 2009: Java programmer for LexUM (Canada)
Aug 2002 - May 2004: ASP programmer for WizBusiness inc (Canada)
Jan 2002 - May 2002: PHP programmer for Univers-cité (Canada)
Apr 2001 - Nov 2001: Computer Science Teacher in Poklik computer center (Canada)

Education

2004-2008: Baccalaureate in computer science (University of Montreal, Canada)

1999-2002: Diploma of College Studies in computer science (Rosemont College, Canada)

Research

I am currently associated with a number of projects that involve data management, visualisation and reporting of environmental data. 

My activities associated with the GHHP DIMS system include the configuration and administration of the DIMS server, the development of the DIMS Report Card System server software and the setup of new datasets in the system. 

I also maintain and develop the eAtlas systems including Drupal development, the AtlasMapper mapping client and server maintenance.

Publications

Lafond G, Lawrey E (2011 - 2016) AtlasMapper - Web mapping client for viewing a catalogue of WMS, ArcGIS, ncWMS and XYZ tile map layers. Open source project, https://code.google.com/p/atlasmapper/

Lawrey E, Lafond G (2013-2016) eAtlas Data Tools - Tools, libraries and scripts (R) for preparing environmental research data. Open source project, https://code.google.com/p/e-atlas-data-tools/

Data products developed:

Lawrey E, Lafond G (2014) Crown of Thorns Starfish (COTS) outbreaks on the Great Barrier Reef (animation), [Publisher] e-Atlas. [animation and map service] http://e-atlas.org.au/content/crown-thorns-starfish-outbreaks-animation