GIS Day Open House 2006

The University Libraries hosted an Open House to recognize Geographic Information Systems Day. The Open House was held on the east end of Level 4 of Mullins Library on Wednesday, Nov. 15. GIS Day is an international event designed to showcase real-world applications of GIS technology. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., presenters in Mullins Room 486 and 487 showcased results obtained through GIS technologies in a wide variety of projects including a 3-D computer model of Fayetteville, remote sensing in forestry, interactive mapping sites from the Fayetteville Public School District, the city of Bentonville, and the Washington County Assessor's Office. A representative from the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission discussed a project involving satellite tracking of mallards in the state. In addition, UA student and faculty works were demonstrated and displayed. Information was available about GIS resources and services of the University Libraries, including tours of the GIS and Map Collection facilities. Light refreshments were served.

11/15/2006, Room 486, Mullins Library

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