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Olivier van Lier

Geospatial Research Assistant
Canadian Wood Fibre Centre
26 University Drive, P.O. Box 960
Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, A2H 6J3

Tel.: (709) 637-4944



  • Acquisition, management and processing of spatially and non-spatially referenced data
  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Creation of output products such as maps, geographical data and reports

Areas of Interest and Knowledge:

  • Monitor change
  • Spatial analysis
  • Computer assisted cartography
  • Navigation and positioning

Current Research Project

  • Mapping fibre attributes from forest and environmental variables in Newfoundland


  • B.A. Major in Environmental Studies with a focus on Science and the Environment, Minor in Computer Science (2005), Bishop’s University
  • M.Sc. in Geography with specialization in Geomatics (2009), Université de Sherbrooke