Summer 2009

The Newsletter of the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium

Table of Contents

MN GIS/LIS Consortium

From the Chair
Conference Update
Scholarship Winners
Lifetime/Polaris Nominations

MGIO Created
Emerald Ash Borer Tracking
New Catchment Boundaries
M3D Update
MN Broadband Maps

Governor's Council
CTU/USNG Standards
Red River Flood GIS
RNC Presentation
Commendation Nominations

Natural Resources Atlas

Red River Flood - Moorhead
Ag Emergency Plan - Steele Co.
Crime Maps & GeoMoose
Laurentian Collaborative
Ramsey Co GIS Group


Higher Education
GISSO Job Fair
Reclaim Lost Land

Other Places
ND GIS Conference
Sticky/Magnetic States



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Table of Contents for Summer 2009, Issue 57
PDF for Issue 57, Summer 2009

MN GIS/LIS Consortium
From the Chair, By Rebecca Foster, 2009 Chair
MN GIS/LIS 2009 Fall Conference Update, By Jeff Storlie, Conference Chair
2009 GIS/LIS Scholarship Program, By Chad Martini, Scholarship Chair
Last Call for Lifetime and Mid-Career Award Nominations

MGIO Created to Coordinate GIS, By Fred Logman and David Arbeit, Office of Geographic and Demographic Analysis
Department of Agriculture Uses GIS to prepare for Emerald Ash Borer, By Mike Dolbow, Minnesota Department of Agriculture 
DNR Catchments: New Watershed Data for Minnesota, By Sean Vaughn, GIS Hydrologist, MN-DNR Waters 
Minnesota 3D – Tapping into the Pulse of a Challenging Time, By Jessica Fendos, Department of Employment and Economic Development
Broadband Coverage in Minnesota, By Will Craig, University of Minnesota

Governor's Council
Two New State Geospatial Standards, By Mark Kotz, Co-Chair, Standards Committee, Governor’s Council on Geographic Information
Red RiverValley Flooding and GIS, By Steve Swazee, Co-Chai Emergency Preparedness Committee
RNC Experience Presented at GITA, By Steve Swazee, Co-Chair Emergency Preparedness Committee
Last Call for Nominations for Governor’s Commendation Award

Natural Resources Digital Atlas for Twin Cities Online, By Paul Hanson, Metropolitan Council Research

GIS Utilizes Elevation Data to Defend Moorhead in the 2009 Flood Fight, By Brad Anderson, City of Moorhead GIS
Steele County participates in Agricultural Emergency Response Plan development, By Dave Wavrin, Steele County
Two Cities Map Crime with GeoMoose, By Blaine Hackett, GIS Rangers
Laurentian GIS Collaborative, By Kara Kent, Arrowhead Regional Development Commission
Ramsey County GIS User Group: 14 years of successful collaboration, By Michael Goodnature, Conservation Specialist, Ramsey Conservation Di

FedStats, Adapted from FedStats website

Higher Education
U of M Job Fair a Success!, By Tony Drollinger, University of Minnesota GIS Student Organization
GIS Technology Helps Local Edina Man Reclaim Long Lost Land, By Catherine Hansen, University of St. Thomas

Other Places
North Dakota GIS Users Conference 2009, By Bob Nutsch, GIS Coordinator, State of North Dakota
Sticky or Magnetic States, From the Pew Research Center’s website