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Klamath County PLSS Index

A shaded relief Map of Klamath County with lat/lon, stateplane coordinates, and a PLSS index. Used for helping customers find the township, range, and section a property lies within.

Biography: 

Bruce Fichtman, GIS Analyst with the GIS Department, Klamath County Oregon.

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Designing a New Wildlife Management Unit Map for Oregon

Wildlife Management Units (WMUs) are the fundamental geographic units for wildlife management and hunting for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW). Most hunt areas are either single or multiple WMUs. The official ODFW WMU map is from 1996 is now obsolete with boundary discrepancies, new wildlife areas, and other changes in ownership/management. Also the address for the ODFW headquarters is two office moves old. The major changes from our previous map are depicting more classes of land ownership/management particularly for State land; showing National Forest ownership rather than jurisdictional boundaries; depicting much more detailed ownership in neighboring states, and dropping campgrounds because of the work required to verify them and possible future closures. Updating our land ownership data will help us in upcoming revisions of printed maps and our online Oregon Hunting Access Map. The final printed map will be different than what’s presented here after internal and external review.

Presenter(s): 
Jeffrey Kern
Biography: 

Jeff has been the Wildlife GIS Analyst for the ODFW for over 3 years specializing in cartography, energy development, mobile data collection, and training/support. He has worked with GIS for over twenty years on soil dynamics with climate change; climate change and agriculture; air pollution and forests; pesticide drift on vegetation; transportation GIS; and California condors.

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U of O Sustainable Cities Initiative / City of Medford

This map poster was created for the University of Oregon's Sustainable Cities Initiative partnership with the City of Medford. This program matches project ideas from the City with college classes. Students from several different University of Oregon Departments will be working on 18 different projects ranging from Connections to the Bear Creek Greenway (the I-5 of multi-use paths in Southern Oregon), Analysis of Activity Centers and Downtown Wayfinding. The poster includes two strips of photos on the top and bottom of the poster which shows various sites located in the City of Medford. The main map area displays the photo locations, parks, important buildings, the Bear Creek Greenway (which runs through Medford from Central Point to Ashland), elevations and other features over a topographical background. The map poster is an introduction of the City of Medford to the University of Oregon community.

Presenter(s): 
Chris Olivier
Biography: 

GIS Analyst/Planner with the City of Medford Planning Department
B.A. in Geography, University of Oregon

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Communities in Motion 2040 Vision

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The Communities in Motion 2040 Vision illustrates a preferred growth scenario for the Treasure Valley, specifically Ada and Canyon Counties. Defined by local stakeholders, including the public, the Vision help guide development of the Communities in Motion 2040 regional long-range transportation plan.

Presenter(s): 
Ian Shives
Biography: 

Ian Shives
Assistant Planner - GIS
Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS)

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Upper Cowlitz River November 2006 Flood, Approximate Inundation Area

This map shows the approximate inundation area from the flooding of the upper Cowlitz River in November of 2006. The inundation area was created several years after the flood occurred at the request of Lewis County's building official. High water mark data and a digital elevation model derived from Lidar were used as input to the Flood Information Tool (FIT), a part of FEMA's HAZUS software, running in ArcMap.

This map was used to visualize the FIT results and to compare it to the current effective FEMA 1% annual chance flood zones.

Needs one panel and can be shared with my other poster.

Presenter(s): 
Ryan Kelso
Biography: 

Ryan has worked as a GIS Analyst for Lewis County since 2005 and brought with him a Geography degree from the University of Washington with major coursework in GIS. He often drinks copious amounts of coffee.

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