MN GIS/LIS NEWS
Winter 2007-8
ISSUE 51

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

Table of Contents

MN GIS/LIS Consortium

Conference Review
From the Chair
Competition Results
Budget News

State
GLO Notes Online
Ag/DNR Collaboration Water/Utilities/Telecom Info
NSGIC highlights

Governor's Council
Open for Requests

Regional
MetroGIS Business Plan

Local
Goodhue Wetland Model

Federal
Pipeline Viewer
Stream Class Problems
Computer Energy Standards

Higher Education
UofM GIS Portfolio
Certificate at Mankato
St. Mary's Update

K-12 Education
MIIM Internet Mapper

Non-Profits
GITA Conference

People
Craig Wins Award
Zenk NGS Advisor

Other Places
GIS Jobs in Demand
Landsat Island

 

Student Scholarship Winners’ Competition Results
By Will Craig, Scholarship Committee

Student scholarship winners from a dozen GIS programs competed for cash prizes at the 2007 Annual Conference.  Each student received free conference registration, and was guaranteed a $200 minimum award for competing.  Those students and the titles of their presentations were listed in our Fall issue.  This article lists the prize winners in each of the three divisions.

Graduate paper and presentation:
1st Place ($1000) Andrew Moore – Minnesota State University, Mankato
The Integration of Retail Site Location Analysis, Spatial Interaction Models and Geographic Information Systems

2nd Place ($500) Jason Menard – University of Minnesota
Anisotropic Least-Cost Modeling of Roman Roads in Cumbria, United Kingdom using ArcGIS and Idrisi

Undergraduate presentation:
1st Place ($800) Jeff Reinhart – St. Cloud State University
Analysis of Upstream Phosphorus Loading to Big Sauk Lake

2nd Place ($400) Mark Balwanz – Minnesota State University, Mankato
Improving the Efficiency of the Twin Cities Park and Ride System Using GIS

Community College poster:
1st Place ($500) Colin Lee – Anoka Ramsey Community College
Disk Golfing in Inver Grove Heights