Fall 2010

The Newsletter of the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium

Table of Contents

MN GIS/LIS Consortium

From the Chair
Conference Update
Spring Workshop Report

Draft Stormwater Data Standard
LiDAR Update

Lyon Co Sign Inventory
Anoka Co Website
LOGIS Map Books Use USNG
Goodhue ESRI Award

US Topo now for MN

Higher Education
UMD GIS Minor & Certificate
UWRF GIS Certificate

Prepare for NG911

In Memory: Carrie Bartz

Other Places
Wisconsin Strategic Plans
Strategic Directions for Geography
Where are Americans Moving?



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Table of Contents for Fall 2010, Issue 62
PDF for Issue 62, Fall 2010

MN GIS/LIS Consortium
From the Chair, By Steve Benson, 2010 Chair
20th Annual MN GIS/LIS Fall Conference Planning, By Stacey Stark, 2010 Conference Chair
2010 Spring Workshops a Success, By Sally Wakefield, Spring Workshop Chair

Public Review Requested for Proposed Stormwater Data Standard, By Mark Kotz, Chair, MnGeo Standards Committee
State LiDAR Project Update, By Tim Loesch, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Lyon County Uses GIS To Manage Their County Road Sign Inventory, By Ryan Wendt, Lyon County GIS Coordinator
Anoka County Launches Online GIS Application, By John Slusarczyk, Anoka County GIS Coordinator
LOGIS GIS Produces Standard USNG Map Books for Member Cities, By Ben Verbick, LOGIS GIS
Goodhue County Wins ESRI Award, Adapted from ESRI website

New USGS Topographic Map Coverage for Minnesota

Higher Education
UMD Announces GIS Minor and GIS Certificate Programs, By Stacey Stark, Director, UMD Geographic Information Sciences Lab
UW-River Falls Offers New GIS Certificate Program, By Dr. Ian Muehlenhaus, UWRF

Transitioning to Next Generation 9-1-1, By Nate Ekdahl, GeoComm

In Memory of Carrie Bartz

Other Places
Geospatial Coordination in Wisconsin: New Developments, Adapted from the Wisconsin Mapping Bulletin
Understanding the Changing Planet:  Strategic Directions for the Geographical Sciences, From The National Academies Press website
Interactive Map:  Where Americans are Moving, From website