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Francis Harvey

  • Posted Fusion Tables: The Fabled Slicer-Dicer for (most of) your Data to College of Liberal Arts E-News
    Have you found spreadsheet analysis in Excel, Numbers, Open Office or other packages good, but want something more? You should be delighted to hear that Google Fusion Tables is now available for Google Apps at the University of Minnesota. If...
  • Commented on Welcome to the U-Spatial Cores and Nodes Community
    The correct name for the second node is: College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences and the lab's name is: Remote Sensing and Geospatial Analysis Laboratory...
  • Posted Welcome to the U-Spatial Cores and Nodes Community to U-Spatial Cores and Nodes
    This community blog is intended to become a resource for organizing U-Spatial cores and nodes. Until other mechanisms for sharing information are in place, it will also serve as the primary source of information about U-Spatial activities, including general information...
  • Posted Mentoring and Advising to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    As a student or advisor you will certainly have some questions about advising and mentoring. Below are some resources that can be of help: "Mentoring vs Advising" - University of Arkansas http://grad.uark.edu/recruit/orientation/ Mentoring Guidelines - UC Davis http://gradstudies.ucdavis.edu/gradcouncil/mentoring.pdf http://www-eve.ucdavis.edu/eve/pbg/Program_Mentoring_Guidelines.html Mentoring:...
  • Posted Conference: Representing Reality: Imagery in the Cognitive, Social, and Natural Sciences to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    The University at Buffalo's IGERT in Geographic Information Science Presents a Conference in... Representing Reality: Imagery in the Cognitive, Social, and Natural Sciences The use of imagery in representing reality has become pervasive throughout our world. With the advent of...
  • Posted PhD and Postdoc positions in Visualization and Analytics to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    The Working Group Geoinformation Management and Visualization at German Research Centre for Geosciences is seeking candidates for a PhD and a Postdoc position in the interdisciplinary Potsdam Research Cluster for Georisk Analysis, Environmental Change and Sustainability „PROGRESS" (http://www.geo.unipotsdam.de/progress/). The research...
  • Posted 2010 CTS Transportation Career Expo, 3/2/10 to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    On behalf of the Center for Transportation Studies at the University of Minnesota, we ask for your help in bringing the Annual Transportation Career Expo to the attention of your students. The expo will be held on Tuesday, March 2nd,...
  • Posted Upcoming Plan B presentations to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    * John Hackett will present "Using GIS in Business Applications" from 10:30-11:00 am on Thursday, Dec. 10 in Blegen 445. * Tom Goerger will present "Dealing with Disaster: Emergency Management in GIS" from 10-10:30 am on Wed., Dec. 16...
  • Posted Spring 2010 GIS Internship Opportunity with the Environmental Protection Agency to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    Paid Spring 2010 GIS Internship with the Environmental Protection Agency! Come join us for a 15 week-long intensive internship and academic program in Washington, DC! Accepted students receive scholarships covering the cost of The Washington Center's program and housing...
  • Posted Plan B Presentation "Proactive Maintenance and Increased Efficiency in Utility Management: City of Rosemount Streetlight Inventory Project" to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    All - I would like to remind you that my Plan B Presentation "Proactive Maintenance and Increased Efficiency in Utility Management: City of Rosemount Streetlight Inventory Project" is scheduled for Blegen 445 Friday, Dec. 18 from 1-2:30 pm. See you...
  • Posted Space-time modeling and analysis workshop to GS-Blog
    Scientists to Gather for Inaugural Redlands GIS Week in February 2010 http://www.geoconnexion.com/geouk_news_article/Call-for-Participation:-Space-Time-Modeling-and.../6883...
  • Posted CfP: ICT and Development -- Research Voices from Africa to GS-Blog
    Call for Participation ICT and Development -- Research Voices from Africa International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Technical Commission 9 - Relationship Between Computers and Society Workshop At Makerere University, Uganda 22-23 March 2010 "ICT for development" has attracted...
  • Posted Call for papers: Presenting Spatial Information to GS-Blog
    Dear colleagues, this year's COSIT conference & associated workshop highlighted a widely shared research interest in the presentation of spatial information for various purposes. Following up, we are pleased to open a call for papers for a Special Issue in...
  • Posted Nature Conservancy Summer Internship to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    We have a paid summer internship for a diversity GIS student doing preserve designs in MN. Given MN's recent passage of the largest statewide conservation referendum in US History, this is a fabulous opportunity for someone to gain some practical...
  • Posted GIS-T Student Paper Contest to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    GIS-T Student Paper Contest The contest is designed to encourage university students to develop solutions to current GIS-T issues. Students will be judged on their ability to develop and document useful, original research based on GIS-T issues and to relay...
  • Posted UMN GIS Day 2009 to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    Hi all, It is almost GIS Day! This year, the University of Minnesota is celebrating GIS Day on Friday, November 20 to complement the 3rd Annual Borchert Lecture, given this year by Mark Monmonier. Mark Monmonier is a distinguished researcher...
  • Posted Call for Papers: 52°North Student Innovation Prize for Geoinformatics 2010 to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    Call for Papers: 52°North Student Innovation Prize for Geoinformatics 2010 This innovation prize aims to encourage students to contribute to the development and practical realization of innovative concepts in the field of Geoinformatics. In return, the students gain valuable, practical...
  • Posted GITA Scholarship Award Program 2009-2010 to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    GITA's Minnesota Chapter has established a scholarship award program for 2009-2010. This award is open to individual students who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in geospatial studies (e.g., GIS, Geography with GIS concentration, or similar) at...
  • Posted Electronic Submission of Plan A Theses to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    To: Directors of Graduate Studies DGS Assistants From: The Graduate Student Services and Progress (GSSP) staff The GSSP staff is pleased to announce improvements to the master's thesis submission process. Effective October 15, 2009, master's Plan A/professional engineering design project...
  • Posted UofM Graduate Education Workgroups to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    Follow the links below to stay informed about changes to graduate education at the U. Dear Faculty, Staff, and Students, I am pleased to announce the two work groups that will build on the work begun last spring by the...
  • Posted GIS Analyst Position at TeamWorks International to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    Hi Susanna, I hope you are doing well. I know you must be busy with the start of the new semester, but I was hoping you could pass around an opening we have at my company for a GIS Analyst....
  • Posted West Lakes AAG Conference and Student Paper Competition to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    I also would like to promote submissions to our student paper presentation competitions! We have three categories for entry: PhD, MA/MS, and Undergraduate. Each category offers generous prizes for both a first and second place (e.g. $250 and $125 for...
  • Posted Student Worker Position at MnDot Metro District to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    Here is a student worker postion senior with the DOT - Metro District using GIS/GPS applications. Good pay and opportunity to get a foot in the door. https://statejobs.doer.state.mn.us/JobPosting/b7a1571be32dd77d59dd908509711e05/View...
  • Posted GIS Minor Requirements to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    While this isn't directly MGIS related, it may be for a number of students at the Master's and PhD levels who are also taking GIS courses and would like to receive a minor. As the note from the graduate school...
  • Posted GISSO Open House 22 September 2009, 5 PM, Blegen 445 to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    FREE PIZZA..........FREE PIZZA......FREE PIZZA.......... The University of Minnesota GIS Student Organization cordially invites you to attend our open house on Tuesday Sept 22 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm in Blegen 445. Come meet and greet fellow GISers from across...
  • Posted UMN IT outage Saturday morning 25September2009 to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    IT Outage on Saturday, October 24, 2009 I am writing to provide an update on a planned IT Outage that is scheduled for Saturday, October 24, 2009. Knowing how difficult that this might be, coming in the middle of...
  • Posted Will Craig and Carl Reed to be Inducted into URISA's GIS Hall of Fame to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    Please congratulate Will for this high distinction! September 15, 2009 (PARK RIDGE, IL) - The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) established the GIS Hall of Fame in 2005 to recognize and honor the most esteemed leaders of the...
  • Posted The Graduate School's Fall 2009 Commencement Ceremony to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    The Graduate School is pleased to announce that the fall 2009 commencement ceremony will be held on Friday, December 11, at 1 PM in Northrop Auditorium. Students who intend to participate in the Fall 2009 ceremony must submit the Commencement...
  • Posted Digital Spatial Data/GIS Specialist job opening, AGS Library, UW Milwaukee to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    UW-Milwaukee Libraries Digital Spatial Data/GIS Specialist, AGS Library Associate Academic Librarian *General Information:* The American Geographical Society Library, UW-Milwaukee Libraries, is seeking a creative, enthusiastic librarian to assist the many groups active in GIS related instruction and research across the...
  • Posted Dr. Mark Monmonier, Friday, November 20th Presentation "Coastlines, Boundary Lines, and the Cartographies of Protection and Control to MGIS-DGS-Blog
    This year's John Borchert Lecture speaker will be Dr. Mark Monmonier, Distinguished Professor of Geography at Syracuse University. His presentation, "Coastlines, Boundary Lines, and the Cartographies of Protection and Control" will be on Friday, November 20^th at 1:30 pm in...
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