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Tuesday, January 01, 2008

OA advocate honored "for services to geography"

Robert Barr has been made an Officer of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth "for services to geography".  Barr is a professor of geography at Manchester University, managing director of Manchester Geomatics, and advocate for OA to public geodata in the UK.  (Thanks to Free Our Data.)