Fall 2009

The Newsletter of the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium

Table of Contents

MN GIS/LIS Consortium

From the Chair
Conference Update
Past News Issues

MnGeo Update
Municipal Boundaries
Statewide LiDAR Update

LiDAR for Conservation
Geology/Ground Water Info

Governor's Council
Structures Grant
Arrowhead Collaboration

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

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

Higher Education
UWRF Update
Monmonier at UofM

Scandia Resource Plan

Goodhue Land Use Model

Memorium: Bob Marx

Other Places
ASPRS 2011 Conference



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Table of Contents for Fall 2009, Issue 58
PDF for Issue 58, Fall 2009

MN GIS/LIS Consortium
From the Chair, By Rebecca Foster, 2009 Chair
MN GIS/LIS 2009 Fall Conference Update, By Jeff Storlie, Conference Chair
Past Newsletters Now Online

Minnesota Geospatial Information Office Created, By David Arbeit and Fred Logman, MnGeo
New Statewide City, Township, and Unorganized Territory (CTU) Data, By Anna Brenes and Christopher Cialek, MnGeo
Minnesota High Resolution Elevation Dataset is Becoming a Reality!, By Tim Loesch, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Southeast Minnesota LiDAR Project Completed!, By Tim Loesch, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Conservation Applications of LiDAR: 2009 Conference, Adapted from Water Resources Center webpage
Geology and Ground Water Info Pages, By Nancy Rader, MnGeo

Governor's Council
Minnesota Structures Data Grant Work is Underway, By Steve Swazee, Co-Chair, Emergency Preparedness Committee, Minnesota Governor’s Council on Geographic Information
Collaborative GIS in the Arrowhead

Public GIS Web Application Saves a Trip to County Offices, By Sarah Schrader, Goodhue County
Metro Area Consortium Helps Cities Keep Pace With GIS Technology, By Ben Verbick, LOGIS
Winona County Creates Township Atlas Series, By Tom Hoffmann, Winona County Planning Department
Mapping Pre-settlement Features Using Public Land Survey Records, By Shawn Kelley, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

A New Generation of Maps
, Adapted from USGS Maps
2009 FSA Air Photo Update, By Jeff Bloomquist, USDA Farm Service Agency
Congress Looks at GIS Governance, By Will Craig, University of Minnesota
AirNOW: Multi-agency Effort Maps Air Quality Nationally, Adapted from AirNOW website
Presidential Elections Map 1789-2008Adapted from USGS press release

Higher Education
UWRF GIS Program Update
, By Dr. Charles Rader, University of Wisconsin - River Falls
Mark Monmonier to Lecture at U of M

Prioritizing Natural Resources in Community Land Use Planning Processes: City of Scandia
, By Jean Coleman and Mark Ellis, CR Planning

Goodhue County Land Use Model
, By Alison Slaats, 1000 Friends of Minnesota

Bob Marx, GIS Pioneer at the U.S. Census, Has Passed Away

Other Places
ASPRS 2011 National Conference
, By Brian Huberty, President, ASPRS Western Great Lakes Region