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Changes afoot for GCPO Geomatics Staff

Just shy of three years ago, I took a bold leap and joined the GCPO LCC team as Geomatics Coordinator.  I can now say without a doubt that it was one of the best decisions of my life.  When I first introduced myself as LCC staff I said “I believe whole-heartedly in the partnership-based vision necessary to address landscape-scale ecological sustainability.”  That sentiment is even stronger today as we’ve made such tremendous progress working toward the first LCC conservation…

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The geospatial data community is moving fast in providing new and updated geospatial data products to the conservation community. Hard to keep up? The LCC can help by highlighting new data and information releases we think would be relevant to you. This time we're highlighting the new update to the Protected Areas Database, which we've got on the agenda for an August 22nd webinar with the GCPO Geomatics Working Group. We've also provided links to a newly released downscaled climate model,…
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We are pleased to announce that the Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks and Gulf Coast Prairie LCC are coming together to host the first ever Joint GCP/GCPO LCC Geospatial Science Meeting January 19-20, 2016 in Jackson, MS.  This will be a fantastic opportunity for LCC partners working in the geospatial data community to gather in person, and we've got an agenda packed with…

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The GCPO LCC lost our Geomatics Coordinator, Alexis Londo, when she relocated with her husband to Ohio.  We are currently seeking to refill this position.  

The Geosystems Research Institute, Mississippi State University (MSU), is seeking applications for a 12-month position to be filled at the rank of either Research Associate II/III/SR or Assistant Research Professor, contingent on applicant qualifications. This position has primary…

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Geomatics Projects within the LCC - Update

Geomatics Projects within the LCC

Upon starting my position here at Mississippi State University in mid September as Geomatics Coordinator for the GCPO LCC, I was immediately thrust into working on two much needed and much anticipated projects which had already begun.  These projects are the development of the …

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New Milestones in the GCPO LCC

Last week, the GCPO LCC reached a couple of important milestones.  First, we officially welcomed Dr. Alexis Londo as our new Geomatics Coordinator.  We have previously introduced Dr. Londo to the LCC web community (Sept 6 Blog about Alexis), so I won’t re-hash her background here.  Nevertheless, our LCC has been looking to establish much needed geospatial capacity for…

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Conservation Planning Atlas Update - June '12

On Tuesday, June 19th, staff and partners from the Gulf Coastal Plains & Ozarks, South Atlantic, Appalachian, and Gulf Coast Prairie LCCs participated in a conference call to discuss the development of a Southeast-wide Conservation Planning Atlas (notes are available here).  Amy Keister, GIS Coordinator for the…

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