Summer 2007

The Newsletter of the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium

Table of Contents

MN GIS/LIS Consortium

2007 Conference
Silent Auction
From the Chair
Spring Workshops
Award Nominations
Scholarship Winners

Right of Way Maps Online
More Photos via WMS

Governor's Council
Applications FY08
Commendation Nominations


County GIS Association
Ramsey 2006 Orthos
Utility User Group

SSURGO update
Web Soil Survey v.2
2010 Census Tracts
2010 Census Address Update
Land Cover Website
Satellite Mission

Higher Education
U of M GIS Job Fair
St. Mary's Update

Other Places
Seamless Photos/Topos
WI GIS Coordination
City GIS Sites
Climate Change Risk
Projections Poster
European GPS Update
1507 Map of World


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Table of Contents for Summer 2007, Issue 49
PDF for Issue 49, Summer 2007

MN GIS/LIS Consortium
MN GIS/LIS 2007 Fall Conference Update, By Rebecca Foster, Conference Chair
Silent Auction at Fall Conference, By Jane Mueller, Professional Development Committee Chair
From the Chair, By Chad Martini, 2007 Chair
2007 Mn GIS/LIS Spring Workshops,
By Jane Mueller, Professional Development Committee Chair
Final Call for 2007 Lifetime and Mid-Career Award Nominations
2007 Scholarship Winners, By Banette Kritzky, Scholarship Chair

Mn/DOT Right of Way Maps for Transportation Available OnlineBy Jay Krafthefer, Mn/DOT’s Office of Land Management, with contributions by Dan Ross, Mn/DOT's Office of Decision Support
More Air Photos Added to LMIC’s WMS Service, By Nancy Rader, Land Management Information Center

Governor's Council
Council Seeks Applicants for 2007-08 Membership
Final Call for Nominations for 2007 Governor’s Commendation Award

MetroGIS Begins Work on Plan to Insure Relevancy, By Randall Johnson, MetroGIS Staff Coordinator  

Minnesota County GIS Association, By Jane Mueller, Beltrami County GIS Director/E911 Coordinator
Orthophotos in Ramsey County, By Jan Vanderwall, Roseville Area Schools and chair, Ramsey County GIS User Group
Mid-West ESRI Utility Users Group 2007 Was Held in Bemidji, By Jane Mueller, Beltrami County GIS Director/E911 Coordinator


SSURGO (Soil Survey Geographic Database) Update, By Danielle Evans, Natural Resources Conservation Service

Web Soil Survey Version 2.0 to be Released Soon, By Danielle Evans, Natural Resources Conservation Service

Proposed Criteria for 2010 U.S. Census Tracts, By Renee Jefferson-Copeland, U.S. Census Bureau
2010 Census Local Update of Census Addresses Program Update

USGS Launches Land Cover Data Web Tool, USGS News Release, 4/12/2007

USGS Defines Roles for New Satellite Mission, From USGS News Release

Higher Education

U of M Job Fair a Success!, By Sara Dolan, University of Minnesota GIS Student Organization

St. Mary’s University Spring News, By John Ebert, St. Mary’s University

Other Places

Seamless Photos and Topos, By Will Craig, University of Minnesota

Planning for Wisconsin GIS Coordination, Adapted from the Wisconsin Mapping Bulletin
City GIS Sites, By Will Craig, University of Minnesota

Climate Change Study Maps Those At Greatest Risk Worldwide, From the International Institute for Environment and Development website

Map Projections Poster Available, From SILS Information Bulletin
Plans for European GPS Break Down, From the Financial Times website
Happy 500th Birthday