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

 

USGS Resources for Teachers Online Brochure
From USGS SILS Information Bulletin  

The U.S. Geological Survey provides scientific information needed to help educate the public about natural resources, natural hazards, geospatial data, and issues that affect our quality of life.

The latest edition of the USGS educational brochure which contains some of this information is now available online at http://education.usgs.gov.  Click on ‘resources for teachers’ in the left-hand column.

Discover a wealth of curricular ideas, scientific data, maps, books, lessons, and other resources to support earth science, biology, geography, and hydrology. This four-page informational brochure contains selected online resources to support teaching, learning, education (K-12), and university level inquiry and research.

The brochure is divided into three topic areas:  Where can I find it? (displays the online site), What can I do with it? (a useful section to help educators and others explore the possibilities for information), and What does it look like? (thumbprint of the poster, brochure, learning exercise, etc.)

This brochure is currently available online only, but a copy will be enclosed in the 2007 Earth Science Week Toolkit.

For more information on USGS products contact the USGS Science Information and Library Services (SILS) at 1-888-ASK-USGS, or online through the USGS store at: http://store.usgs.gov.