Spring 2010

The Newsletter of the Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium

Table of Contents

MN GIS/LIS Consortium

From the Chair
Conference Planning 
Salary Survey Results

MN Compass
TB Monitoring in Deer
Stimulus Map Phase 2

MN Geospatial Commons Planned

New Arrowhead Imagery
Metro Address Point Specs

GIS in Sewer Inspections - New Brighton

New Generation Topos
Topo Anniversary
The National Map Update
Crop Productivity Index
Crop Data Layer
Census Participation Maps
Occupations Website

GeoMoose New Version
ESRI Grant Program
Guide to Nonprofit GIS and Online Mapping

Other Places
SC Data Policy Development Guide
Map Quizzes



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Table of Contents for Spring 2010, Issue 60
PDF for Issue 60, Spring 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
2009 GIS Profession and Salary Survey Results
, By Jennifer Wittkopf, Prior Lake GIS Coordinator

Minnesota Compass, By Susan Brower, Wilder Research 
DNR Uses GIS to Monitor Deer for TB, By Steve Benson, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Minnesota’s Stimulus Funding Map, Phase Two, By David Arbeit and Jim Krumrie, MnGeo
MN Geospatial Commons Being Planned
, By Mark Kotz, Metropolitan Council

New Leaf-off Imagery Available for Arrowhead Region, By Steve Kloiber, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
MetroGIS Address Point Dataset Specifications Finalized
, By Mark Kotz, Metropolitan Council

The City of New Brighton Utilizes GIS to Access Sewer Maintenance Videos, By Mark Andrle, City of New Brighton GIS Specialist

US Topo - Topographic Maps for the Nation, Adapted from U.S. Geological Survey websites
125th Anniversary Celebration of USGS Topo Maps, Adapted from USGS website
New National Map Viewer and Video, Adapted from USGS websites
Crop Productivity Index Ratings for Minnesota, Adapted from NRCS website
2009 Cropland Data Layer, By Nancy Rader, MnGeo
Census Bureau Launches Online Mapping Tool Showing 2000 Census Participation Rates to Help Communities Prepare for 2010 Census, Adapted from press release
Geospatial Occupations Added to U.S. Department of Labor Website
, Adapted from U.S. Department of Labor website

GeoMOOSE 2.2 is Released!, By GeoMOOSE Project Steering Committee
Low Cost GIS Options for Non-profit Organizations, By Angela Lee, ESRI
The Illustrated Guide to Nonprofit GIS and Online Mapping
, Adapted from MapTogether website

Other Places
South Carolina Publishes a Guide to Developing Data Access Policies, Adapted from NSGIC Blog
GeoManiaWorld Online Map Quizzes