Spring 2007

The Newsletter of the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium

Table of Contents

MN GIS/LIS Consortium

From the Chair
2007 Conference
Call for Awards
LMIC Budget

LMIC Update
Parcel Inventory Update
FSA Photo Update
Remote Sensing Workshop
Drought Monitoring

Governor's Council
Strategic Plan Update
Call for Commendations

MetroGIS Strategic Planning
2006 TC Metro Imagery
Property Foreclosure Info

Snowmobile Trails in E911

2010 Census Address Program
LUCA Update
Physical Features Map 

Higher Education
UWRF GIS/Catography
Satellite Monitoring Land/Water
GIS Day at UMD
St. Mary's Updates GIS Lab
Neighborhood Indicators
ND Online Certificate
GIS Body of Knowledge

McMaster to Head UCGIS

Other Places
Lawsuit May Limit GIS Industry
Disaster Management
Elevation for Nation
Food Security/Health
RI Tracks Coyotes



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Table of Contents for Spring 2007, Issue 48
PDF for Issue 48, Spring 2007

MN GIS/LIS Consortium
From the Chair, By Chad Martini, 2007 Chair
MN GIS/LIS 2007 Fall Conference Planning,
By Rebecca Foster, 2007 Conference Chair
Call for Lifetime and Mid-Career Award Nominations
Consortium Takes Stance on Governor's Budget Proposal

LMIC Funding Jeopardized but the Work Goes On, By David Arbeit, Office of Geographic and Demographic Analysis
Tracking Parcel Mapping in Minnesota – Updating SPMI for 2007, By John Hoshal, Land Management Information Center
FSA Photo Update: 2006 Available; 2008 Planned, By Chris Cialek and Nancy Rader, Land Management Information Center
Spring Remote Sensing Workshop under Construction, By Chris Cialek, Land Management Information Center
Monitoring Minnesota Drought Conditions, Adapted from HydroClim Minnesota Newsletter

Governor's Council
Strategic Planning Retreat for Statewide GIS, By Fred Logman, Office of Geographic and Demographic Analysis
Nominations for Governor’s Commendation Award Now Open

Reshaping MetroGIS for its second decade, By Jeanne Landkamer, Communications Specialist, Metropolitan Council
2006 High Resolution Orthoimagery for Most of the Twin Cities
Property Foreclosure Information Added to DataFinder, By Will Craig, CURA, University of Minnesota

Snowmobile Trail Data Incorporated into E911 Systems,
By Jane Mueller, Beltrami County GIS Director/E911 Coordinator

2010 Census Local Update of Census Addresses Program Update
2010 Census LUCA Program, By Craig Best, U.S. Census Bureau, Kansas City Regional Office
From Satellites to Your Screen with EarthNow!,
Adapted from USGS website
USGS Releases New US Physical Features Map, From SILS Information Bulletin

Higher Education
University of WisconsinRiver Falls GIS and Cartography Program, By Charles Rader, Chair, Department of Geography and Mapping Sciences, University of Wisconsin – River Falls
Satellite Monitoring of Minnesota Land and Water Resources, By Marvin Bauer and Leif Olmanson, University of Minnesota
GIS DAY at UMD, November 16, 2006,
By Stacey Stark, University of Minnesota, Duluth
St. Mary’s University Updates Winona GIS Lab, By Patrick R. Thorsell, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN
U of M Joins National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership, By Will Craig, CURA,
University of Minnesota
Online GIS Training Program from the University of North Dakota, Press Release
GIS Body of Knowledge, Adapted from the AAG website

Bob McMaster President-Elect of UCGIS

Other Places
Lawsuit Might Limit Who Can Do GIS!
New Report Stresses GIS for Disaster Management, From the NRC website
Elevation Highlighted in New NRC Study, Adapted from NRC website
Workshop Report: Remote Sensing for Food Security and Health, Adapted from the NRC website
Rhode Island Tracks Coyotes with GPS and GIS