Matthew McBurney

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GIS Specialist

I am a GIS Professional working in Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. My primary responsibilities are to support our research scientists in communicating their work and products through Canada's Open Data, the Federal Geospatial Platform, and various web mapping services and applications. I have a particular interest in finding new and innovative ways for communicating and collecting geospatial data.

Education and awards

B.Sc. (Hons.) Forest Ecology and GIS, University of Winnipeg, 2005

Master of GIS, University of Calgary, 2008

Business Analyst Certificate, Red River College, Winnipeg, 2018

Key publications

  1. Turkington, T.K., McBurney, Tondevold, R., Ashton, J., M., Harding, M., Akhavan, A., Kaminski, D. 2021. Twitter post regarding updated QR codes and web links for the Prairie Crop Disease Monitoring Network Quick Disease Reporter Tool (PCDMN QDRT). June 20, 2021. url: https://twitter.com/pcdmn/status/1406752713497530371 (retrieved 2022 Feb 11).

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  2. Turkington, T.K., McBurney, Tondevold, R., Ashton, J., M., Harding, M., Akhavan, A., Kaminski, D. 2021. Twitter post regarding the release of the Prairie Crop Disease Monitoring Network Quick Disease Reporter Tool (PCDMN QDRT). The PCDMN QDRT can be used to make quick general reports of diseases in common crops over the Prairie region as part of the Prairie Crop Disease Management Network. This information can be used to identify regions where Prairie crop disease outbreaks are starting to occur and where further in-crop scouting and risk assessment are needed, especially when a fungicide application is being considered. June 18, 2021. url: https://twitter.com/pcdmn/status/1405960256707076100 (retrieved 2022 Feb 11).

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  3. McBurney, M., Turkington, T.K., Tondevold, R., Ashton, J., M., Harding, M., Akhavan, A., Kaminski, D. 2021. Announcing the Prairie Crop Disease Monitoring Network Quick Disease Reporter Tool (PCDMN QDRT). The PCDMN QDRT can be used to make quick general reports of diseases in common crops over the Prairie region as part of the Prairie Crop Disease Management Network. This information can be used to identify regions where Prairie crop disease outbreaks are starting to occur and where further in-crop scouting and risk assessment are needed, especially when a fungicide application is being considered. Released June 18, 2021. url: https://prairiecropdisease.blogspot.com/2021/06/announcing-prairie-crop-disease.html (retrieved 2022 Feb 11).

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