LARRY E. NEILY
Floor, Section C5, Jean Talon Building, Tunneys
Pasture, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0T6
E-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
2011: Postal Code Project Production Manager Geography Division - Statistics
The Postal Code program
improves, creates, and maintains links between postal codes and geographic
areas using data collected from administrative sources such as Canada Post
Corporation as well as statistical sources such as the Census of Population. It
includes the related geocoding and mapping work,
update and maintenance of postal code systems as well as dissemination of
postal code products from Geography Division.
It is a highly productive environment and gives hands-on experience in
production activities and related policies and procedures.
Generate monthly internal Postal
Code Conversion File (PCCF) with Oracle-based system;
Generate bi-annual files for
external release of PCCF and Postal Code Federal Riding File (PCFRF) with
Respond to ad-hoc requests for
information, validation, etc. from GEO-Help using MSAccess,
Participate in geocoding
activities, database maintenance (make corrections to postal code database) and
Participate in user evaluation and
testing for Postal Code Update System (PCUS) modules;
Supply, monitor, process and
evaluate geocoding work for Operations and
Integration Division (OID) staff (3 coders);
Update PCUS production user guide;
Maintain production tracking sheet
to ensure that all steps in the process are completed. Stats are maintained in the tracking sheet;
Provide input to the design of an
automated method for the manual geocoding system in
conjunction with the Informatics resource;
Ensure production and requests are
completed with quality and timeliness measured by clearly written objectives,
process and project documentation;
Participate in the weekly meeting
of the Postal Code team and share all relevant information.
As production manager, I was responsible
for overseeing the production and dissemination of the following products:
Monthly Postal Code file to internal users;
Biannual external release of PCCF
and PCFRF files with Reference Guides and production schedule required.
1998 - 2010: Remote Sensing & Geospatial Analysis - Agriculture
Division - Statistics Canada
Using GIS and databases,
produced a series of livestock maps for the CFIA in 2010.
Part of the RSGA remote sensing/GIS team working on the 2006
crop mapping in both PEI and Eastern Ontario. Helped in project
planning, ground-truthing (using ArcPad
and GPS systems), and field boundary delineation (using satellite
imagery and GIS systems).
Using GIS and databases,
produced updated tables of pesticide field trials per crop and county-based
crop maps based on the US 2006 Census of
Agriculture for the PMRA in Canada and on the US 2002 Census of
Agriculture for the US authorities.
Using GIS and databases, produced updated
tables of pesticide field trials per crop and county-based crop maps based
Delineation of the Canadian Agricultural Ecumene
for 1996, 2001 and 2006, using complex analysis of Census of Agriculture data.
Developed software using Visual Basic and MapObects
to aid in Census of Agriculture's Data Validation procedure and produced a
training demo using PowerPoint for program users.
Used Dreamweaver to help update and create files
for RSGAs web application: Crop Condition Assessment
Used ArcView & ArcGIS
to create Census Reference Maps for Agriculture Division.
Used ArcView & ArcGIS
to provide agricultural data for watershed areas and eco-regions for
Agriculture Division clients.
Used ArcView, ArcGIS and
PCI image analysis software in various other mapping and analysis projects.
1996 - 1998: Census of Agriculture (CEAG) - Agriculture Division -
Designed and formatted output publications for 1996 CEAG data using Adobe
Created an intranet web site for the Imaging 2001 group.
Operated Kodak Imagelink Scanner and associated FileNet & Oracle Data Base software for CEAG forms.
Showed leadership with major contribution to the efficiency and success of
the scanning operation.
Participated on the Imaging 2001 team researching Intelligent Character
Reviewed 1996 CEAG forms and scanned images for quality control and potential
Wrote reports on the scanning operation and ICR problems (used MS Word, MS
Excel, & Lotus 1-2-3).
Participated in questionnaire design using Quark Xpress.
Supervised and trained others for an Edit Sample Study.
Knowledge of WordPerfect, DCS, Middle System, SAS, Sqlplus, LviewPro, Access, etc.,
1994 - 1996: Neily Consulting
Setup and operated the MEIS II electro-optical sensor in a Twin Otter aircraft.
Analysed imagery of forestry (MIFUCAM) data.
1988 - 1994: Innotech Aviation Limited
Provided A to Z flow-through of electro-optical data for acquisition programs
at Innotech. Developed technical
Produced estimates and developed mission specifications and sensor
requirements in liaison with clients.
Operated MEIS and Daedalus MSS sensors and RC-10
cameras during data acquisition flights.
Transcribed data to computer compatible tapes.
Remote sensing analysis of imagery using PCI software (PCI training).
Integrated imagery and GIS-based information using GPS and flight sensor
information to correct airborne imagery.
Supervised and trained a second sensor operator.
Missions included the EXXON Valdez oil spill, post Gulf War
coastal mapping in Qatar, thermal mapping in Ohio, highly praised
dual-channel thermal infrared forest fire mapping efforts in the western USA, & environmental
mapping of the St. Lawrence River.
Platforms used included SGI Power Series Workstations (UNIX) and networked
1984 - 1987: F.G. Bercha & Assc. Ltd. (Radarsat Project Office)
ARIES digital image analysis system in co-ordination with remote sensing
scientists from agriculture, forestry, geology, ice and oceans disciplines to
find applications for radar imagery (alone or mixed with other data sources
including Landsat, airborne imagery or photos, magnetics and gamma ray imagery, etc.). Enhanced and classified, analysed and evaluated results. Assisted
in system software conversion and maintenance, instruction, and general
troubleshooting. FORTRAN 4+ programming (i.e. routine
to create tapes compatible with the FIRE imaging
1983 - 1984: Dept. of Lands and Forests, Nova Scotia - Forestry GIS database
1983: Earth, Air & Oceans Ltd., Oshawa, Ont. - Toronto Harbour sediment study.
1980: Tsawwassen Beach Store, B.C. - Owned & operated. Doubled sales in the first year.
1976: Canada Post, Kingston, N.S. - Postal clerk.
French a distant second.
1997 - 2011:
+ Radar 2008, ArcInfo 8 2001, Mastering Visual
Basic 6.0 Fundamentals & Development 2000, Advanced ArcView
GIS 2000, Survey Design & Analysis 1999, Building
Applications (Excel, Access & SAS) 1999, French Language Training -
1998-99, Survey Support Certificate Course II 1998, PowerPoint 1998, Adobe
1982 - 1983: College of Geographical Sciences, Lawrencetown, N.S.
Received diploma in Remote Sensing
in 1983. Competence in
Arc/Info, ARIES digital image analysis, Calcomp
digitizing, darkroom techniques, airphoto
interpretation, F77 programming, & visible, thermal, radar &
geophysical data analysis.
Thesis: An Investigation of Landsat Imagery for Peatland Mapping in Southwestern Nova Scotia. Among
the first integration of remote sensing and GIS systems.
1972 - 1973: Annapolis Regional Vocational School, Middleton, N.S.
Commercial Art, one-year course
(90%), Gained experience in various art forms and print media.
1968 - 1971: Acadia University, Wolfville, N.S. - Three years of study
in Biology and Psychology.
1968: West Kings District High School, Auburn, N.S.
1994 - 2010:
Foundation (Canada) - Director since 1994, Vice-Chairman 1999, Chairman of Board of Directors 2000-09.
This charity runs a major, successful, sustainable aid project in Cambodia that has helped over a
half a million of the poorest of the poor.
2000 - 2011: Birding
Ottawa Guide - Publish on the web a comprehensive guide for birding in the Ottawa region. 400 birding sites
detailed, plus a variety of aids to birders. Received the
2008 Elizabeth Le Geyt Award - In recognition of outstanding contribution to public awareness and love
of wild birds.
2005 - 2011:
Listers' Corner - Compile and publish Canadian Listers' Corner magazine, a one issue a year newsletter for
Canadian birders who keep track of how many birds they've seen in various
geographical and temporal divisions. Also keep a related website.
2000 - 2011:
Links Site - Compile
and publish a comprehensive listing of birding related website links
2000 - 2011:
Sensing, Geomatics and Mapping Links Site - Compile and publish a
comprehensive listing of links to these websites, complete with brief
description of site.
1997 & 2006 - 2011: Birds Committee of the Ottawa Field-Naturalists Club
committee deals with birding related issues for the OFNC. Personally
operated the telephone information service for birders from 1986 to 1994.
Won the 1991 Presidents Award - "in recognition of excellent
performance in a difficult, political task."
2006 - 2011:
Birds Records Sub-committee of the Ottawa Field-Naturalists Club (OFNC). - This committee reviews rare
bird reports for the Eastern Ontario region.
extensively throughout North America (12 provinces and territories plus
47 states and DC) and, on trips, elsewhere. Publish a Birding Ottawa Guide and
a Birding Links Site on the web. Point person for Canadian Listers' Corner. Member of the
American Birding Association and OFNC. Related interests include
and conservation of natural areas.
as much as possible. Have extensive collection of travel related books, with
special emphasis on nature, especially birds. Have extensive map collection.
Canada, published in Canada & Japan.
captain on many clubs, including the 1982 2nd place team in Nova Scotia and several 1st place
league teams. Have also been league statistician
Books, Religion, History, Art, Photography, Gardening, Finance,
Science Fiction, etc.