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Inside this issue:
- August 2019 – NMHU Graduate Student Gets Scholarship for Drone Wetlands Research
- May 2019 – NMGIC Spring Workshop and Conference
and 2019 NMGIC Geospatial Award Winners
- March 2019 – LiDAR Map Status
- Interesting Links
NMHU Graduate Student Gets
Scholarship for Drone Wetlands Research
NMGIC is proud to support NMHU graduate student Katherine Ottmers!
New Mexico Highlands University environmental science management graduate student Katherine Ottmers will be using drones to conduct innovative New Mexico wetlands research, thanks to a scholarship from the New Mexico Geographic Information Council.
More information on her research is available from NMHU.edu
NMGIC Spring Workshop and Conference
and 2019 Award Winners
We had a very successful 2019 Spring Workshop and Conference! Thanks to Allpoints GIS for holding a great ArcGIS Pro workshop on Thursday. We also had excellent turnout and a wide range of awesome talks for the Friday conference. Thank you to our sponsors, vendors, and the NM GIS Community for yet again making it a great success!
Congrats to the 2019 NMGIC Geospatial Award winners!
Dennis Szarka, 2019 Green Chile Outstanding Service Award
Larry Spear, 2019 Wheeler Peak Lifetime Achievement Award
John Peterson, 2019 Wheeler Peak Lifetime Achievement Award
LiDAR Map Status – March, 2019
This is the LiDAR coverage situation for New Mexico as of March, 2019. The striped polygons will be available in the Spring of 2019 and the yellow areas will be available in 2020. Other areas are available now from EDAC at UNM, or Kerri Mich at the NRCS.
This means we will have statewide coverage publicly available by 2020!
All data shown here meet the USGS 3DEP QL2 standards or better and as part of that program are to be publicly available.
- Big News for Broadband Mapping and Beyond – Update on broadband mapping