Winter 2011

The Newsletter of the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium

Table of Contents

MN GIS/LIS Consortium

From the Chair
Polaris Awards
Scholarship Winners
Scholarship Fundraising Results

New Air Photos
DEED Job Search Application

Governor's Commendation


MetroGIS Quantify Public Value Project

Emergency Warning Routes
Hennepin Crime Maps
McLeod Culvert & Spraying Inventories
Cemetery Maps

Emerald Ash Borer Maps

New ESRI policy for Non-profits

Other Places
Geospatial Revolution Videos



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Table of Contents for Winter 2011, Issue 63
PDF for Issue 63, Winter 2011

MN GIS/LIS Consortium
From the Chair, By Steve Benson, 2010 Chair
Polaris Leadership Awards:  Steve Benson, Rebecca Foster, Tom Zeisler
2010 Scholarship Winners, By David Kelley, Scholarship Committee Chair
2010 GIS/LIS Scholarship Fundraising Results

New 2010 Imagery Available, By Nancy Rader, MnGeo
Jobs Near Me:  Catering Employment Options to Minnesota Job Seekers through Mapping, By Jessica Fendos, Senior GIS Analyst, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Governor’s Commendation to the Emergency Preparedness Committee
Geographic Information Systems Professional,
By Alan Laumeyer, GISP, GIS Office, Goodhue County

MetroGIS “Quantify Public Value” Study, By Mike Dolbow, Minnesota Department of Agriculture

Alert Route Planning for Xcel Energy Nuclear Power Plants in Minnesota, By Jeff Reinhart, St. Cloud State University
Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office:  Criminal Information Sharing and Analysis, By Brian Paulson, Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office
McLeod County Highway Department Uses GIS to Manage Spraying and Culvert Projects, By Christy Christensen, McLeod County GIS Director
Cemeteries:  From Paper to Computer, By Dave Deschene, retired Dodge County IT Manager, GIS Novice 

USDA-APHIS Uses GIS Mapping in Emerald Ash Borer Response, By Doug Bopp, Geographer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Plant Health & Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS), Emerald Ash Borer Program

Spontaneous Dancing Observed at Nonprofit!:  Esri’s greatly improved Nonprofit Organization Program, By Alison Slaats, 1000 Friends of Minnesota 

Other Places
Geospatial Revolution Project Videos, Adapted from the Penn State Public Broadcasting website