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Wednesday, September 18 • 10:30am - 12:00am
GIS in Land and Environmental Management

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GIS plays a critical role in the collection, administration, management, and protection lands and land based resources.  This session will present real world examples of spatial data collection techniques, geodatabase design principles, and uses of GIS for land and environmental management.

Moderator: Mark Salling, PhD, GISP, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH

  • A Hybrid Approach to Land Cover Mapping Utilizing Manual and Automated Methods
    Wilfred Mercier, Sewall Company, Old Town, ME
  • Spatial Data Protocol and a Geodatabase for the Surinamese Government
    Betty Kreakie, PhD, US Environmental Protection Agency, Narragansett, RI
  • Jamestown, RI Uses GIS To Audit Effectiveness of Environmental Regulations
    Justin Jobin, The Town of Jamestown, Jamestown, RI
AICP Credits: CM 1.50 

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Mark Salling, Ph.D., GISP

Senior Fellow, Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University
Mark Salling, PhD, GISP is an applied urban geographer and demographer and has more than 40 years of experience in data management, dissemination, and analysis. He has been active in providing and analyzing data and has conducted studies in urban migration, poverty, housing, voting... Read More →

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Justin Jobin

GIS Coordinator, The Town of Jamestown
Justin Jobin is the Environmental Scientist and GIS Coordinator for the Town of Jamestown, RI where he is responsible for the implementation, management, and maintenance of The Town's  Geographic Information System.  He is also responsible for overseeing the Town’s High Groundwater... Read More →
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Betty Kreakie

Betty Kreakie is a research ecologist for the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Research and Development in Narragansett, Rhode Island. Her work focuses on the development of spatially explicit, landscape level models that predict how biological populations and communities... Read More →
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Wilfred Mercier

Wilfred Mercier is a forest resources professional specializing in remote sensing and GIS.  He joined James W. Sewall Company in January 2011 as a photo interpreter and GIS technician. Currently, Wil is responsible for providing GIS and analytic support for forest cover type and... Read More →

Wednesday September 18, 2013 10:30am - 12:00am EDT

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