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Program Agenda

June 24, 2004

University of Minnesota Continuing Education & Conference Center

The purpose of this workshop was to help GIS users who may not be using remote sensing data resources to better understand the technology and to learn about current data resources and how they might be used in GIS.

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9:00 – 9:15am

Chris Cialek welcome, logistics
Matt Mercurio sponsor's message
Jim Hipple scope, schedule overview & intro first speaker

General Session


9:15 10:30pm

A Remote Sensing Overview: Principles/Fundamentals

(Click here to link to U of M Remote Sensing Laboratory website for materials)

Speaker: Dr. Marv Bauer; Department of Forest Resources
University of Minnesota

10:45 11:45am

Emerging Technologies ( View PowerPoint 55MB)
LIDAR, digital aerial cameras, satellite imagery (government & commercial), applications

Speakers: Brian Huberty; U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and
Jim Hipple; U.S. Department of Agriculture Risk Management Agency



Vector overlay on IKONOS

Session 1 Acquisition and Applications of LIDAR for GIS (View PowerPoint  44MB)

1:00 3:45pm

Speaker: Mike Renslow; Vice-President, Spencer Gross, Inc. (*includes a 15 minute break)

Session 2

Imagery Applications in State & Local Governments

1:00 2:00pm

Image Integration: Remote Sensing for GIS Project Managers (View PowerPoint 13 MB)

Speaker: Tim Haithcoat, University of Missouri-Columbia & Missouri Spatial Data Information Service


2:15 3:00pm

Orthoimagery & Aerial Photography Primer (View PowerPoint 11MB)

Speaker: Bill Befort; Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

3:00 3:45pm

High Resolution Space Based Imagery (IKONOS, Digital Globe & OrbImage) ( View PDF 15MB)

Speaker: Mark Johnson; St. Mary's University of Minnesota

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