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Title: 2004-2005 Activity Report: Geographic Information Science and Technology (GIST) Program in the Oklahoma NASA Space Grant Consortium


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2004-2005 Activity ReportGeographic
Information Science and Technology (GIST) Program
in the Oklahoma NASA Space Grant Consortium
  • May Yuan, Ph.D.
  • Director, Center for Spatial Analysis
  • Associate Professor of Geography
  • Melissa Brown
  • Manager, Center for Spatial Analysis

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Program Elements
  • Basic elements
  • Geospatial Summer Institute
  • Geospatial Extension
  • Geospatial Symposium
  • And more
  • GIS day
  • Girl scouts (additional funds from Dr. Duca)

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A Fun Year
  • Involved college students and high-school
    students across Oklahoma
  • Worked with local and state governments and
    federal governments that are housed in Oklahoma
  • Partnered with non-profit organizations

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Geospatial Summer Institute
  • Basic training in RS, GPS, and GIS
  • Site visits Devon Energy, GIS department in the
    City of Oklahoma City, and Oklahoma Water
    Resources Board
  • Some outcomes of success
  • Internship with Devon Energy
  • NSF fellowship
  • Entrance to graduate school
  • Employment with CIA

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GIST symposium
  • 100 attendants from government and industry
    across the state
  • Project presentations and hands-on training on
    GIST
  • Some outcome of success

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Sample Comments on the value of the symposium
  • learning how to make our GIS more relevance
  • Learning about common stumbling blocks
  • The workshops were good sources of where to find
    data
  • Being able to see how GIS applications are used
    in the workforce
  • Networking
  • New technology
  • Sharing data and exposure to different fields

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Geospatial Extension
  • Oklahoma Asthma Initiatives with Oklahoma
    Department of Health and Oklahoma Lung
    Association
  • Partnerships with
  • City of Oklahoma City
  • Oklahoma Department of Commerce
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • RS/GIS initiative in the National Weather Center
  • Spatial decision support for the Oklahoma
    Department of Emergency Management
  • NASA/USDA partnership

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Estimated incidents of Asthma in Oklahoma
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GIS-Day Activities
  • International GIS day (November 17, 2004)
  • Host highschool students at OU
  • GIS day at the Capital (March 8, 2005)
  • Governor Henry issued a proclamation
  • Poster presentations by Melissa Brown, Mang Lung
    Cheuk, and Justin Roberson

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International GIS Day at OU
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We had them work hard
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But they still liked it
  • Good job
  • Thank you guys for this
  • It was great
  • Wahoo for GIS
  • GIS is FUN, FUN, FUN

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Girl Scouts Earth Connections
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Girl Scouts Math, Maps, and More
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Girl Scouts Oil Up
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Impact Assessment
  • Demographics
  • Summer institute 2/14
  • Symposium 42/135
  • K-12 112
  • Fund leverage
  • NASA SG 140K
  • Match 210K
  • Research grants 400K
  • Workforce Development
  • training (320,000)
  • LANL, CIA, ConocoPhilips
  • NSF IGERT fellow, graduate schools
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