Celebrate GIS Day on November 15
This news item expired November 15, 2006. It may contain out-of-date information.
November 8, 2006 12:00 a.m. CST
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.
--Geospatial Data & Applications: NRCS, Gregg Hadish, USDA NRCS
--IA DOT Linear Referencing System, Eric Abrams and Steve Kadolph, IA DOT
--IA DOT I-29 Project, Brad Hofer and DeeAnn Newell, IA DOT
--Lidar in Iowa, Jim Giglierano, IA DNR
--IA Historic Photos Project, Kathryne Clark, IA DNR
--The Open Source Geospatial Foundation, Howard Butler, ISU Center for Survey Statistics
Poster Session List and Info