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Celebrate GIS Day on November 15

This news item expired November 15, 2006. It may contain out-of-date information.
The GIS Facility on campus is hosting an open house on GIS Day, Wednesday, November 15, 2006. Beginning at 9 a.m. at 206 Durham Center, the event will include speakers on many current Iowa and national GIS topics and a poster session showcasing GIS projects of students, staff, and faculty at Iowa State University. This year‘s open house features speakers from many of Iowa‘s state agencies using GIS as well as many GIS applications currently being researched at Iowa State University. These applications include Iowa‘s natural resources, agriculture, and transportation. The speakers will highlight how GIS is being used in Ames and the state of Iowa, as well as nationally and internationally to solve many of our most pressing concerns. 9:00 am--Geospatial Data & Applications: NRCS, Gregg Hadish, USDA NRCS 9:30 am--IA DOT Linear Referencing System, Eric Abrams and Steve Kadolph, IA DOT 10:00 am--IA DOT I-29 Project, Brad Hofer and DeeAnn Newell, IA DOT 10:30 am--Lidar in Iowa, Jim Giglierano, IA DNR 11:00 am--IA Historic Photos Project, Kathryne Clark, IA DNR 11:30 am--The Open Source Geospatial Foundation, Howard Butler, ISU Center for Survey Statistics Poster Session List and Info: http://www.gis.iastate.edu/gisday/