Bill McGarigle

April 16, 2002

Pest Patrol

Texas is using GIS to reduce the boll weevil infestation responsible for destroying billions of dollars worth of crops.

September 13, 2001

Drawing Better Boundaries

Minnesota is using new software to make redistricting easier and more transparent.

August 1, 2001

GIS Tracks a Moving Target

Smaller, lower-cost GIS systems provide faster, more practical ways to map fast-moving wildfires.

June 8, 2001

Mapping Mass Transit

An in-house experiment demonstrates the benefits of portal access to enterprise-wide mass transit data in California.

March 3, 2001

Mapping A Broader Appeal

Technology helps expand horizons for a group of Hispanic girls in Carson City, Nev.

October 31, 1999

Pinpoint Accuracy: Delivering Relief in Kosovo

International Rescue Committee adopts GIS to speed aid to returning refugees.

July 31, 1999

Slicing Up the Geo-Political Pie

A homemade GIS application dramatically simplifies redistricting.

May 31, 1999

Oysters Abound in Cajun Country

GIS helps Louisiana officials chart oyster-bed leases in the state's 400,000 acres of "bottom waters."

June 30, 1998

GIS Speaks for the Bay

Modeling the impact of human activity on the upper Chesapeake.

May 31, 1998

GIS Takes On TB

DNA identification and GIS leverage health professionals closer to the nature of tuberculosis and its extinction.

February 28, 1998

Oregon's IRIS is an Eye Opener

A team approach paves the way for a standardized road information system.

December 31, 1997

Hazmat High

High school students learn GIS and help with emergency planning

August 31, 1997

GIS Goes to School

A Virginia high school teaches the ABC's of GIS in a science program preparing students for the real world.

September 30, 1996

Product Focus: GPS

A look at some of today's GPS products and systems.

April 30, 1996

Technologies Speed Radioactive Clean Up

When the city of West Chicago, Ill., discovered a 30-square-mile area contaminated with radioactive waste, it was able to utilize GIS and geopiGPS technologies to help remediate the area.

July 31, 1995

New Jersey Maps its Wetlands

To more efficiently regulate the preservation of its wetlands, New Jersey has developed a GIS basemap accurate to within an acre.

June 30, 1995

Montana Develops GIS Clearinghouse

When a major environmental clean-up became necessary in Montana, the state library created a GIS database that could help coordinate and organize services.