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GLIN==> Register by March 15! Great Lakes Regional Data Exchange



Register by March 15 for reduced rates! See http://rdx.glc.org/06/

The 2006 Great Lakes Regional Data Exchange Conference is being held in
conjunction with the 5th Annual NY State Remote Sensing Symposium. Take
advantage of this chance to learn about remote sensing tools, geospatial
applications and observing technologies that are being used to study,
monitor and manage the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence River system.

The conference will be held April 4-6, 2006, at the Clarion Riverside Hotel
in Rochester, New York.

The conference program includes a variety of sessions and activities,
including:

* Keynote speakers on state-of-the-art regional and global observing systems
and monitoring programs
* More than 45 contributed papers 
* Plenary sessions on remote sensing and geo-spatial technologies and
applications
. Training seminars
. Commercial exhibitions and demonstrations
. Networking opportunities and more!

Among the notable speakers: Gregory Withee, NOAA National Environmental
Satellite, Data, and Information Service; Gilles LeClerc, Canadian Space
Agency; Philip Bogden, Gulf of Maine Observing System (GoMOOS) and SURA
Coastal Ocean Observing Program; Robert Bukata, Environment Canada, National
Water Research Institute; and Tom Gaskins, NASA.

The following training seminars are available on April 4: 

* Wetland Mapping Using Terrain-Based Derivatives and Multispectral Imagery 
* Beyond 2006: Archiving, Managing and Repurposing Your Geospatial Image
Assets
* Professional Airborne Digital Mapping Systems - An Overview
* Emerging Technologies - Lidar and Imaging Spectrometers
* Introduction to Geography Markup Language (GML) for Geospatial
Professionals

These seminars are intended for individuals at a wide range of skill levels,
from the novice to the more experienced. Sign up now to take advantage of
these important career-development opportunities! Seminars are only $75.
More information about the seminars and instructors is available at
http://rdx.glc.org/06/seminars.html

Conference sponsors include the State University of New York College of
Environmental Science and Forestry, Central NY Region of the American
Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, NOAA, Ontario Ministry of
Natural Resources, and the Great Lakes Commission. 

We hope to see you in Rochester! 

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Register by March 15 for reduced rates! See http://rdx.glc.org/06/

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