MN GIS/LIS NEWS
Fall 2009
ISSUE 58

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

Table of Contents

MN GIS/LIS Consortium

From the Chair
Conference Update
Past News Issues

State
MnGeo Update
Municipal Boundaries
Statewide LiDAR Update

SE LiDAR
LiDAR for Conservation
Geology/Ground Water Info

Governor's Council
Structures Grant
Arrowhead Collaboration

Local
Goodhue Flood Site
LOGIS gGov Project
Winona Township Atlas
SMSC Presettlement Map

Federal
USGS Digital Map
FSA Photos '09
Congress & GIS Governance
Air Quality Maps
Presidential Election Map

Higher Education
UWRF Update
Monmonier at UofM

Private
Scandia Resource Plan

Non-Profits
Goodhue Land Use Model

People
Memorium: Bob Marx

Other Places
ASPRS 2011 Conference


 

 

Collaborative GIS in the Arrowhead
 
The May meeting of the Governor’s Council on Geographic Information was held in Duluth, Minnesota, and focused on an impressive variety of collaborative GIS efforts based in northeast Minnesota’s Arrowhead region.
 
The Natural Resources Research Institute hosted the meeting, and Gerry Sjerven of NRRI arranged for five presentations:
 
  • NRRI’s GIS Lab Projects
    George Host, NRRI
  • Minnesota Coastal Program GIS Grants
    Clint Little and Pat Collins, MN Department of Natural Resources
  • St. Louis County GIS Initiatives
    Jeff Storlie and David Yapel, St. Louis County
  • Northern GIS Users Group and the U of M – Duluth GIS Lab projects
    Stacey Stark, University of Minnesota – Duluth
  • Arrowhead Regional Development Commission and the Laurentian GIS Collaborative
    Kara Kent, ARDC
The presentations are summarized in the meeting minutes which also link to the full presentation slides and handouts.