Summer 2008

The Newsletter of the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium

Table of Contents

MN GIS/LIS Consortium

From the Chair
2008 Conference
Silent Auction
Scholarship Winners
Call for Awards

Drive to Excellence Update
Watershed Assessment Tool

Governor's Council
National Grid Lectures
Preparedness Outreach
Call for Commendations

Parcels & Community Devel.

McLeod Co. Uses GeoMoose

Landsat Data Free
Red River LiDAR Update
USGS Flood Map
Ecoregion-Climate Reports

Higher Education
Dangermond Degree
Saint Mary's Update

ESRI & Google

Non-profit GIS User Group

GITA Conference
GITA Scholarship

Other Places
GIS Job Field



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Table of Contents for Summer 2008, Issue 53
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MN GIS/LIS Consortium
From the Chair, By Sally Wakefield, 2008 Chair
MN GIS/LIS 2008 Fall Conference Update, By Kari Geurts, Conference Chair
WANTED: Silent and Live Auction Donations at Fall Conference, By Sarah Schrader, 2008 Silent Auction Chair
Congratulations to the 2008 Scholarship Winners, By Banette Kritzky, Scholarship Chair
Last Call for Lifetime and Mid-Career Award Nominations

Drive to Excellence Update, By David Arbeit and Fred Logman, Office of Geographic and Demographic Analysis
Watershed Assessment Tool, By Beth Knudsen, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Governor's Council
U.S. National Grid Lectures Held, By Steve Swazee, Emergency Preparedness Committee Co-chair
Emergency Preparedness Committee at Governor’s Homeland Security Conference, By Steve Swazee, Emergency Preparedness Committee Co-chair
Last Call for Nominations for Governor's Commendation Award

MetroGIS Takes First Step to Define Role Related to Addressing Shared Application Needs, By Randall Johnson, MetroGIS Staff Coordinator
Twin City Parcel Data Highlighted in National Report,
By Will Craig, University of Minnesota

McLeod County Hops on the GeoMoose, By Christy Christensen, McLeod County GIS Director

Imagery for Everyone: Timeline Set to Release Entire USGS Landsat Archive at No Charge, From USGS SILS Information Bulletin
Red River Basin digital elevation map project set to launch, By Kevin Bonham, Grand Forks Herald
Track Flooding with New USGS Flood Map, From USGS Newsroom
Newest Professional Paper on Ecoregions of North America,
From USGS - SILS Information Bulletin

Higher Education
Dangermond Receives Honorary Degree, By Will Craig, University of Minnesota
Saint Mary's GIS Update,
By John D. Ebert, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

ESRI/Google Alliance, By Will Craig, University of Minnesota

Non-Profit GIS User Group Now Active, By Sally Wakefield, 1000 Friends of Minnesota
GITA Minnesota Chapter’s 2008 Conference, By Alan Laumeyer, GITA Minnesota Chapter President
GITA Minnesota Chapter Awards $1000 Scholarship,
By Alan Laumeyer, GITA Minnesota Chapter President

Other Places
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