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MN GIS/LIS Consortium

From the Chair
2006 Conference
Silent Auction
ArcGIS 9 Workshop
Scholarship Committee
2007 Conference in Rochester
Call for Polaris/Lifetime Nominations

DNR's WMA Finder
MnDOT Interactive Basemap
Red River DEM Project

Governor's Council
Call for Governor's Commendation
Call for FY07 Council Members
Parcel Study

Forum on GIS Future
GeoWeb Broadcast
2005 Twin Cities Air Photos
MetroGIS Annual Report

One Call Service
Is Pictometry GIS?
Ortho Use in Western MN
Ortho Use in Southern MN
Emergency Management Training

Higher Education
St. Mary's Update
Airborne Remote Sensing

NRCS Soils Update
NASA Earth Observatory

K-12 Education
Firewise Education

MN Dads at Home
MetroGIS Non-Profit Appts.

Virtual Deer Camp

Other Places
GIS in English Middle School
Gas Prices Mapped
$1000 laptop
Get Rid of Techno Junk


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Table of Contents for Summer 2006, Issue 45
PDF for Issue 45, Summer 2006
PDFs of individual articles can be accessed at the end of each article.

MN GIS/LIS Consortium
From the Chair, By Annette Theroux, GIS/LIS Consortium Board Chair
Looking Forward to the Fall Conference in St. Cloud, By Sally Wakefield, 2006 Conference Chair
New At This Year's Fall Conference, a Silent Auction!
Hands-on Workshop Overview of ArcGIS 9, June 9 in Mankato, By Fei Yuan, Minnesota State University, Mankato
MnGIS/LIS Consortium Scholarship News, By Banette Kritzky, Scholarship Chair
2007 MN GIS/LIS Fall Conference Will Move to Rochester! By Rebecca Foster, MN GIS/LIS Conference Chair-Elect for 2007
Last Call for Lifetime and Polaris Award Nominations

Mn DNR Introduces WMA Finder, By Steve Benson and Steve Lime, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
New on the Web: Mn/DOT's Interactive BaseMap for viewing spatial data, By Crystal Phillips-Mustain, Office of Transportation Data and Analysis, Mn/DOT
Minnesota DEM Project Phase I, Red River of the North Basin, By Obi Sium, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources; David Claypool, Ramsey County; and Aaron Buesing, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Governor's Council
Last Call for Nominations for Governor's Commendation Award
Council Seeks Applicants for 2006-2007 Membership
Best Practices in Seven States' Parcel Programs, By Will Craig, University of Minnesota

GIS Technology Possibilities Forum, By Randall Johnson, MetroGIS Staff Coordinator
"GeoWeb" of the Future Subject of Online Radio Show, By Will Craig, University of Minnesota
2005 Licensed Air Photos of Twin Cities Now Available, By Tanya Mayer, Metropolitan Council
2005 MetroGIS Annual Report Available, By Randall Johnson, MetroGIS Staff Coordinator

Managing One Call Service Requests in St. Cloud, Minnesota, By Patrick Shea, Assistant Public Utilities Director; Jeff Proell, Water Customer Service Supervisor; and Micah Myers, IT Coordinator, all of St. Cloud
Is Pictometry GIS?, By Joe Sapletal, Dakota County Office of GIS
Local Users Benefit from Orthophotos in Western Minnesota, By Will Craig, University of Minnesota
Local Users Benefit from Orthophotos in Southern Minnesota, Compiled by Will Craig, University of Minnesota
Be Prepared! Free Emergency Response Training Online, By Randy Knippel, MetroGIS and GCGI Emergency Preparedness Committees

Higher Education
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota MSGIS Program Update
Airborne Remote Sensing Imagery for Water Quality Assessment of Minnesota's Rivers, From the University of Minnesota's Remote Sensing and Geospatial Analysis Laboratory website

USDA NRCS Soils News, By Danielle Evans, Natural Resources Conservation Service
NAIP as a Web Mapping Service, By Andrew J. Lister, USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
NASA's Earth Observatory Website, Adapted from the website

K-12 Education
Firewise Provides Teaching Tools for State Social Studies Standards

Mapping Minnesota Dads at Home, By Hugh Phillips, MDAH Membership Coordinator
Non-profit representation added to MetroGIS Coordinating Committee

Virtual Deer Camp, By Chris Scharenbroich

Other Places
GIS in the English Middle-School Classroom, Submitted by Joseph Kerski, U.S. Geological Survey
Gasoline Prices Meet GIS
MIT Develops $100 Hand-crank Laptop, By Anne Trafton, Massachusetts Institute of Technology News Office
A Safe Way to get Rid of Techno Junk, Adapted from GreenDisk website



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