UAS Celebrates Success

UAS receives prestigious GIS award
http://www.esri.com/events/user-conference/index.html

Mike Plivelich (pictured left), of the Southeast Alaska GIS Library, accepted the award on behalf of UAS at the 2011 Esri International User Conference held July 13 in San Diego, Calif.

The University of Alaska Southeast, staff member Mike Plivelich and faculty Sanjay Pyare, and its agency partners received a Special Achievement in GIS award from among thousands of organizations worldwide from Esri ­— Environmental Systems Research Institute, at its international conference this summer. The Southeast Alaska Hydrography Database project — “SE AK Hydro” is a component of the UAS-based Southeast Alaska GIS Library (seakgis.alaska.edu) and a collaborative effort among the USDA Forest Service, Alaska Department of Fish & Game, US Fish & Wildlife Service, US Geological Survey, and University of Alaska Southeast to develop, standardize, and unify mapping data relating to “hydrography”, e.g. streams, watersheds, shorelines, salmon occurrence, etc., for better resource management across the southeast Alaska region. More information about Esri, GIS and the project can be found at: http://events.esri.com/uc/2011/sag/list/

CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2230
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING

 

More

Recent births

Recent births at Bartlett Regional Hospital:

Read more

United Way of Southeast Alaska hosts new AmeriCorps program

United Way of Southeast Alaska announced this week that it will be hosting the AmeriCorps program. AmeriCorps has a long history of service in Juneau... Read more

August Family Day at the City Museum

This summer, the City Museum is hosting Family Days once a month for local families to visit the museum and enjoy a drop-in activity. Adults... Read more