Gary E. Sherman

Coming from a natural sciences background, Gary Sherman has been torturing computers and programming languages for years. Gary has been using and customizing Geographic Information Systems for well over 16 years. In 2002 he founded the Quantum GIS project, an Open Source desktop GIS application for viewing and editing data. Gary lives and works in Alaska and commutes virtually around the world via the Internet.

Desktop GIS Desktop GIS (Pragmatic Bookshelf)
by Gary E. Sherman
October 2008

"Desktop GIS provides the basic functions of open source GIS tools in brief yet comprehensive manner."
--Tan The Man (Tan Hoang), Blogcritics Magazine