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GIS Pro 2013: URISA’s 51st Annual Conference for GIS Professionals.  The conference will take place at the Rhode Island Convention Center which is connected directly by a skywalk to our Headquarters’ Hotel, the Omni Providence (previously the Westin Providence)  http://www.urisa.org/gispro2013

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Tuesday, September 17 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
GIS and Modeling or Utilizing GIS to Analyse Climate Change

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Spatial and temporal issues are relevant concerns for the atmosphere, oceans, and terrestrial environment. Explore the use of GIS tools and services to model issues in each of these environments.

 Moderator: Kevin Mickey, GISP,  The Polis Center-IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN

  • Bringing the Oceans to Life Using OGC Services and Dynamic Visualization
    Stephen Sontag, RPS - Applied Science Associates, Inc., South Kingstown, RI
  • Modeling the Response of Tidal Marsh Habitat to Sea Level Rise using SLAMM
    Kevin Ruddock, The Nature Conservancy, Providence, RI 
  • Gulf of Maine Offshore Wind Energy GIS
    Ray Corson, Corson GIS Solutions, Portland, ME
AICP Credits: CM 1.50 

Speakers
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Ray Corson

Owner, Corson GIS Solutions
Ray Corson, founder of Corson GIS Solutions, has over 18 years of comprehensive geospatial consulting experience for federal and municipal GIS clients, Mr. Corson provides senior level management for all phases of Geographic Information Systems, including planning & needs assessment, mapping, and integration projects.  He is experienced in all phases of digital imagery and photogrammetric, tax and utility mapping, and conversion projects. He... Read More →
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Kevin Ruddock

GIS Analyst, The Nature Conservancy
Kevin Ruddock earned a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management from The University of Rhode Island where he has worked as a research assistant for the Environmental Data Center. He has worked for 16 years for the Rhode Island Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, where he has used Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to help guide the conservation of land and water throughout Rhode Island and beyond. Most recently Kevin has been involved... Read More →
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Stephen Sontag

Mr. Sontag is the manager of GIS web development at RPS ASA, an environmental consultancy company. Stephen leads a team of developers who implement geographic data management principles into easy to use web applications. He is an active web developer that incorporates his broad background in GIS data visualization and management skills to create resource management systems.  Stephen has developed rich web applications leveraging standard and... Read More →


Tuesday September 17, 2013 10:30am - 12:00pm
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