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WyGISC's Winter 2013 Newsletter (pdf)
WyGISC's Summer 2012 Newsletter (pdf)
WyGISC's Spring 2012 Newsletter (pdf)

WyGISC's Spring 2011 Newsletter (pdf)

WyGISC's Winter 2011 Newsletter (pdf)
WyGISC's Summer 2010 Newsletter (pdf)
WyGISC's Fall 2009 Newsletter (pdf)
WyGISC's Fall 2008 Newsletter (pdf)

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2013 Archived News

WyGISC Friday Speakers Series October 11th:
Shale Gas, Wind and Water: Assessing the Potential Cumulative Impacts of Energy Development on Ecosystem Services within the Marcellus Play, Dr. Jeffrey Evans, Senior Landscape Ecologist, The Nature Conservancy

WyGISC Friday Speakers Series October 4th:
A Day in the Life of an Ecoinformaticist, Shannon Albeke, WyGISC and Department of Geography

Friday September 27th: WyGISC Fall Speaker Series: 
"National Geospatial Program Update," Lance Clampitt, US Geological Survey

GeCoWest - The Geospatial Conference of the West, Laramie, WY Sept. 16-19 2013

WyGISC Releases Winter 2013 Newsletter

eBird: An Innovative Approach to Citizen Science
Brian Sullivan, Project Leader, eBird. Wednesday September 4th, 7PM

Friday May 3: Ryan Anderson, UW Department of Geography - “Modeling the effects of climate change onwhitebark pine along the Pacific Crest Trail”

Friday April 26 - Dr. Bill Gribb, UW Department of Geography – “The spatial ecology of beavers in Grand Teton National Park”

Bing Maps Use in ArcGIS Has Changed - if you are using bing maps, read this ESRI notification about changes that will begin to occur in February 2013

Friday April 19 - All Things Geography Speaker Series: Dr. Adam Henne, UW Department of Anthropology and International Studies - “Chile is timber country: Citizenship, justice, and scale in the Chilean native forest market campaign”

Friday March 8 - All Things Geography Speaker Series: Association of American Geographers Student Practice Presentations

Friday March 1 - All Things Geography Speaker Series: Dr. Teena Gabrielson, UW Department of Political Sciences – “The normalized toxic body:mapping agency and intention through toxicology”

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 15 - Geography Brown Bag Series All Things Geography: Being a Geographer in the Engineering and Consulting Industry, Stu Geiger, Project Manager, Dewberry, Denver, Water Resources Consulting and Alumnus of UW Geography/Water Resources Master’s Program

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 8 - Geography Brown Bag Series All Things Geography: Dr. Jessica Clements, Scientist, Human Dimensions in Natural Resources Director, Collaborative Leadership Program, Ruckelshaus Institute - “An overview of four human dimensions of natural resources studies in Wyoming”

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 1 - Geography Brown Bag Series All Things Geography: Importing Trees and Exporting People: an Interdisciplinary Approach to Literature and Landscape in Early-Nineteenth-Century Scotland, Dr. Susan Oliver, Department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies, University of Essex, UK and Visiting Fellow in English, UW

FRIDAY JANUARY 25 - Geography Brown Bag Series All Things Geography: Mapping Melt Ponds on the Greenland Ice Sheet via field measurements and satellite images - Dr Carl Legleiter, UW Department of Geography

2012 Archived News

WyoMobile Emergency Response (ERP) Guide uses WyGISC’s Enterprise Data

WyGISC Geospatial Forum Series: The National Map Data Delivery Services, Barb Ray, Geospatial Liaison for Wyoming, National,Geospatial Program, USGS

WyGISC GIS Day 2012 Events

Northern Plains Data Improved: New US Topo Maps with PLSS for Wyoming Available from USGS

Natural Resource Mapping Tool Launched in Wyoming: WyGISC and WGFD are Pleased to Announce the Release of the WISDOM Application for Wildlife in Wyoming

Friday October 26th: WyGISC Geospatial Forum Series: State of Wyoming Homeland Security GIS Support Operations for Emergency Management, Ray Johnson, Wyoming Office of Homeland Security

WyGISC Geospatial Forum Series: GIS and Remote Sensing in the World of Water Management, Sheila Pelczarski, Denver Water

Streamlining Environmental Regulation through a GIS enabled Web Application, Nicholas Graf, WyGISC

Home On The Range - Immigration program makes it easy for international faculty to settle at UW

Northern Plains Data Improved: New US Topo Maps with PLSS for Wyoming Available from USGS

Natural Resource Mapping Tool Being Launched in Wyoming: WyGISC and WGFD are Pleased to Announce the Release of the WISDOM Application for Wildlife in Wyoming

Wyoming Density and Disturbance Calculation Tool Mapping and Project Submission Application Now Available

Wyoming Launches Wildlife, Natural Resources Mapping Tool as Part of Larger WGA Effort

E&ENEWS Reports on Wyoming's WISDOM Application: Wyo. habitat mapping tool part of larger, multistate development plan

Rocky Mountain - URISA Scholarship for Students Deadline Approaching

First Annual WyGEO Conference - Cheyenne, WY 8/8 - 8/10

WyGISC and WGFD Conduct Wyoming Sage-Grouse Density Disturbance Calculation Tool Trainings

WyomingView Posts Satellite Imagery of Active Fires in Wyoming

University of Wyoming GIS Analyst Margo Berendsen introduced GIS to 4th grade students at Beitel elementary school in Laramie

UW Students Research Value of Satellite Images for Monitoring Wyoming Resources

WyGISC's Summer 2012 Newsletter Highlights WyGISC's Role in Decision Support Tools and Products

Associate Research Scientist Ramesh Sivanpillai on UWYO YouTube Channel: Remote Sensing outreach, research and education

GIS Scholarship - The Rocky Mountain chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (RM-URISA) will award two scholarships - Apply Today!  

USGS Releases Regional Ecological Assessment of Sagebrush Wildlife and Habitats

Tracking the Footsteps of Legends: Determining the Origins of Paul Bunyan Folklore. Dr. John Harty, Assistant Professor, UW Department of Geography, Presents at the All Things Geography Speaker Series on Friday April 20th

Using High-Resolution Population Data to Identify Neighborhoods and Establish their Boundaries, Dr. Seth Spielman, Assistant Professor of Geography, UC-Boulder presents at the All Things Geography Speaker Series

SWUG 2012 Call for Abstracts "Flying High & Crossing Divides" GIS Southwest User Group Annual Conference. Oct 8 - 11, 2012 Albuquerque, New Mexico

GIS-Pro 2012: URISA's 50th Annual Conference for GIS Professionals. Sept 30-Oct 4, 2012 Portland, Oregon

Applied Geography Conference 2012 - Minneapolis Minnesota

U.S. Census Geography Division Releases beta version TIGERweb Viewer

NAIP Aerial Photography Collection Scheduled for Wyoming in 2012

WyGISC's Spring 2012 Newsletter - 15 Years: A Look Back

Visit our Speaker Series Page for upcoming All Things Geography Presentations

CHINA'S ENERGY DILEMMA, Dr. Jean Garrison, Director and Professor, UW International Studies Program presents at the All Things Geography Speaker Series

"Old Maps Online, Discovering The Cartography of the Past"

All Things Geography Speaker Series: Water Management in the Ethiopian Highlands, Dr. Steve Prager, UW Department of Geography

Research Across Disciplines (RAD) seminar series: “What is an Ecoinformaticist? And Where can I find one?” Dr. Shannon Albeke - WyGISC and Department of Geography, Seminar hosted by the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, University of Wyoming

All Things Geography Speaker Series: Practice Talks for Association of American Geographer's Annual Meeting - UW Department of Geography Graduate Student Presentations

All Things Geography Speaker Series: Remote Sensing and Flood Mapping: Experiences of the 2011 Midwestern Floods Project Manager

All Things Geography Brown Bag Series: Leveraging Geospatially-Oriented Social Media Communications in Disaster Response

All Things Geography Brown Bag Series: Western U.S. Climate Variability and its Impacts on Water Resources, Dr. JJ Shinker, UW Department of Geography

WyGISC Announces the Fall 2011 Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA) Rocky Mountain Chapter Scholarship Winner from UW


2011 Archived News


WyGISC GIS Day Seminar "Adventures in Hometown Mapping: Laramie's Gem City Atlas and Open Street Map Party"

WyGISC Speaker Series - 11/11/2011 presents "This will be one of the hardest classes you've ever taken: Refletions on 12 years of teaching GIS in Anthropology"

WyGISC Speaker Series - 10/28/2011 presents Sleepwalking into the Future: A World without Geospatial Education

WyGISC's 1st Annual Laramie Mapping Party featured in the Laramie Boomerang Sunday Paper

WyGISC Speaker Series - 10/21/2011 presents - U.S. Census Update, James Castagneri, U.S. Census Bureau

WyGISC Speaker Series - 10/14/2011 presents - Barries to transferring skills from training to the job: GIS, statistics, media and Miller's Magic Number

WyGISC Speaker Series - 10/7/2011 presents - The Hot Zone: Predicting where and when Rift Valley Fever virus will reach the US

WyGISC Hosts Lizardtech - MrSID Imagery for the September 23rd Forum... With Free Pizza!

UW News: Laramie GPS Mapping Party Set for Sept. 17

WyGISC Hosts First Annual Laramie Mapping Party to Celebrate Our 15th Anniversary! Come Join us Saturday September 17th!

WyGISC kicks off the fall 2011 Geospatial Forum Series on Friday September 2nd. Please Join Us!

WyGEO hosts ignite style event and quarterly meeting in Laramie June 9th and 10th 2011!

WyGISC releases SuiteWater - a watershed planning tool for the Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts

WyGISC personnel present at the University of Wyoming Agriculture Experiment Stations R& E Planning meeting 

Wyoming Geospatial Organization (WyGEO) meeting in Casper February 11, 2011

WyGISC and Brinkerhoff Geology Library Partner to Provide GIS Data Support

GITA Rocky Mountain Chapter 2011 Scholarship Awards Announced

2010 Archived News

WyGISC Researchers Published in Rocky Mountain Geology Special Issue on Carbon Sequestration

WyGISC Contributes to Baseline Geochemical Characterization Research Published in Special Issue of Rocky Mountain Geology

Shawn Lanning and Margo Berendsen, Research Scientists at WyGISC, to present at URISA GIS-Pro 2010

WyGISC joins the Conservation Team for the Pathfinder Wind Community Ranches in central Wyoming

Shannon Albeke published in Journal of Landscape Ecology

Shannon Albeke Presents at the National American Fisheries Society

WyGISC Completes first project in multiyear land cover mapping effort of Northwest Wyoming

WyGISC completes major land cover analysis of central Wyoming


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