MN GIS/LIS NEWS
Fall 2007
ISSUE 50

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

Table of Contents

MN GIS/LIS Consortium

2007 Conference
Silent Auction
From the Chair
Polaris Awards
Student Scholarship Competition
Our 50th Issue

State
LMIC Budget Restored
Parcel Inventory Updated
Monument Coordinates in Feet

Governor's Council
New Members
Annual Report
GIS for LCCMR
Regional Collaboration Panel

Regional
Met Council Map Site
MetroGIS Address Dataset

Local
New Funding for Land Data
GeoMoose Web Mapping
Hennepin Co. Mobile Assessor Tool
Remote Aircraft Photography
Clay Co. Addresses

Federal
USGS Maps in GeoPDF
Free Landsat Images
TerraLook Free Imagery
NOAA Satellites
USGS Resources for Teachers

Higher Education
St. Mary's Update

K-12 Education
Geography, History Online

Private
ESRI Map Help

Non-Profits
Google Earth Pro Grants

Other Places
Bring Back Geography!
New Parcel Study
MAPPS Loses Lawsuit

 

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Table of Contents for Fall 2007, Issue 50
PDF for Issue 50, Fall 2007

MN GIS/LIS Consortium
MN GIS/LIS 2007 Fall Conference, 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 Polaris Awards

Student Scholarship Competition, By Banette Kritzky, Scholarship Chair
Our 50th Issue!, By Don Yaeger, Mn GIS/LIS News Editor

State
New Budget Restores LMIC Funding, By David Arbeit, Office of Geographic and Demographic Analysis
Updated Statewide Parcel Map Inventory Online, By Jay Krafthefer, Mn/DOT and Norman Anderson, Land Management Information Center
Geodetic Control Monument Coordinates Now Published in Feet, By Richard Morey, Minnesota Department of Transportation

Governor's Council
Governor’s Council Welcomes New Members
2007 Annual Report Online
GIS Seminar for LCCMR, By Will Craig, University of Minnesota
Council Sponsors Regional Panel in St. Cloud

Regional
New Metropolitan Council Maps Webpages, By Jessica Deegan and Alison Slaats, Metropolitan Council
MetroGIS Vision for Regional Addresses Points Dataset Closer to Reality, By Matthew McGuire, Mark Kotz, Metropolitan Council

Local
New Funding Source for Land Data, By Will Craig, CURA, University of Minnesota
Now Anyone Can Create Web Mapping Applications – Announcing GeoMoose!, Reprinted from Dakota County GIS Newsletter
Hennepin County GIS Division Creates Mobile Assessor Tool,
By Zachary Christoff, Hennepin County GIS Division
Remote Controlled Aircraft Utilized to Collect Aerial Photography in Otter Tail County, By Jane Mueller, Beltrami County
Clay County Address System, By Mark Sloan, Clay County

Federal
USGS Makes Topographic Maps Available Using GeoPDF, From USGS press release
USGS Pilot Project Makes High-Quality Landsat Data Available through Web, Adapted from USGS technical announcement

TerraLook: Free Satellite Images, Adapted from U.S. Geological Survey TerraLook and NASA JPL websites
NOAA Satellites Ready for Distress Calls, From NOAA website
USGS Resources for Teachers Online Brochure, From USGS SILS Information Bulletin

Higher Education
St. Mary’s University Update, By John Ebert, St. Mary’s University

K-12 Education
History Comes Alive with Online GIS!, By Lesley Kadish, Minnesota Historical Society

 

Private
ESRI Launches New Cartographic Help Site, Adapted from ESRI ArcWatch Newsletter

 

Non-Profits
Non-Profits Can Apply for Free Access to Google Earth Pro, By Sally Wakefield, 1000 Friends of Minnesota

 

Other Places
Bring Back Geography!, By Jerome E. Dobson
New Parcel Study Released, By Will Craig, University of Minnesota

MAPPS Loses Lawsuit, From Association of American Geographers website