Fall 2008

The Newsletter of the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium

Table of Contents

MN GIS/LIS Consortium

2008 Conference
From the Chair

Intro to Scholarship Winners
Polaris Winners

Drive to Excellence
More Photos Online

Governor's Council
FY09 Appointments
Annual Report
Commendation Winners
Rochester Meeting

MetroGIS Geocoder

Hugo Tornado Response
New Brighton Housing

Higher Education
Chimp Behavior

Rep. Walz HonoredIn Memorium: Phil Kelley

Other Places
NSGIC Addressing White Paper
Online Addressing Seminar
GIS Associations Unite



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Table of Contents for Fall 2008, Issue 54
PDF for Issue 54, Fall 2008

MN GIS/LIS Consortium
MN GIS/LIS 2008 Fall Conference Update, By Kari Geurts, Conference Chair
From the Chair, By Sally Wakefield, 2008 Chair
Introduction to the 2008 Scholarship Winners, By Banette Kritzky, Scholarship Chair
2008 Polaris Winners, By Dan Ross, Minnesota Department of Transportation

Drive to Excellence Enterprise GIS Project Update, By Fred Logman, Office of Geographic and Demographic Analysis
New Photos Added to Online Web Services, By Nancy Rader, Land Management Information Center

Governor's Council
Governor’s Council Welcomes New Members for 2009
2008 Annual Report Online
Governor’s Commendations to LMIC and McLeod County,
By Will Craig, University of Minnesota
Council’s Rochester Meeting Showcases Local Projects, By Nancy Rader, Land Management Information Center

MetroGIS Geocoder Web Service – Address Mapping Made Easy, By Nancy Read, Metropolitan Mosquito Control District

The GIS Response to the Hugo Tornado, By Dennis Fields, City of Hugo, Community Development Department
The City of New Brighton Completes Housing Condition Surveys, By Mark Andrle, City of New Brighton GIS Specialist

Higher Education
Chimp Behavior Analyzed with GIS, Adapted from article by Robyn White, UMN News

2008 Geography Legislator of the Year Awards: Rep. Tim Walz honored, Adapted from National Geographic press release
In Memorium: Philip Stephen Kelley   

Other Places
Address White Paper Released, By Will Craig, University of Minnesota
Online Address Seminar, By Will Craig, University of Minnesota and Mark Kotz, Metropolitan Council
Coalition of Geospatial Organizations (COGO) Formed, From URISA website and NSGIC Blog
Report to CIOs on GIS Strategic Planning,
Adapted from NASCIO press release
NSGIC Blog, By Will Craig, University of Minnesota