MN GIS/LIS NEWS
Spring 2007
ISSUE 48

MN GIS/LIS NEWS
The Newsletter of the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium

Table of Contents

MN GIS/LIS Consortium

From the Chair
2007 Conference
Call for Awards
LMIC Budget

State
LMIC Update
Parcel Inventory Update
FSA Photo Update
Remote Sensing Workshop
Drought Monitoring

Governor's Council
Strategic Plan Update
Call for Commendations

Regional
MetroGIS Strategic Planning
2006 TC Metro Imagery
Property Foreclosure Info

Local
Snowmobile Trails in E911

Federal
2010 Census Address Program
LUCA Update
EarthNow!
Physical Features Map 

Higher Education
UWRF GIS/Catography
Satellite Monitoring Land/Water
GIS Day at UMD
St. Mary's Updates GIS Lab
Neighborhood Indicators
ND Online Certificate
GIS Body of Knowledge

People
McMaster to Head UCGIS

Other Places
Lawsuit May Limit GIS Industry
Disaster Management
Elevation for Nation
Food Security/Health
RI Tracks Coyotes

 

 

Call for Lifetime and Mid-Career Award Nominations

The Consortium recognizes stellar individuals in the state through two awards: Lifetime Achievement and Polaris Mid-Career. We are looking for nominations for both. Awards will be given at the 2007 Conference in Rochester.

The submission deadline for both awards is June 29, 2007.

The Lifetime Achievement Award is given to a person (or organization) who has earned a reputation for making significant contributions in the fields of GIS or LIS that have improved the quality of life for the people of Minnesota. The Lifetime Achievement Award started in 1993 and is given to the best in our field. It is not given out every year. This prestigious award is reserved to acknowledge a lifetime of well-recognized contributions. There are currently 18 winners of this award.

The Polaris Leadership Award for mid-career professionals began in 2003. Just as Polaris is a triple star, so we recognize three leaders annually. The award recognizes three “stars” who are inspiring and leading us through their contributions, energy, and creativity.

Details of both awards are listed under MN GIS/LIS Activities on the consortium website:  www.mngislis.org. Text under each award name lists criteria and details on how to submit a nomination.