Welcome to the 2019 TUgis Conference. TUgis: Maryland’s Geospatial Conference is a cooperative undertaking of three primary partners—Maryland State Geographic Information Committee, Maryland Department of Information Technology, and Towson University. TUgis is dedicated to growing and empowering the GIS community throughout the Mid-Atlantic. The annual conference connects the Maryland GIS community to new ideas and trends and offers ample opportunities to find ways to collaborate.
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Wednesday, August 7 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Special Interest Group Meeting: Elevation

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Roger Barlow, United States Geological Survey; Erin Silva, Salisbury University; and Kevin Coyne, Maryland Department of Natural Resources

The elevation special interest group will educate, inform, and support the advancement of Maryland elevation data. Our discussion will focus on active topics in the Maryland elevation community. These are expected to include the following:

  • Elevation Portal: Updates and discussion
  • Lidar Acquisition: Status updates on lidar acquisition for Ellicott City, Howard County and Lower Eastern Shore
  • Shoreline: Discussion of elevation topics pertaining to Maryland’s shorelines, including standards: Derivation, scale, source data, and tide coordination
  • Unifying Maryland data for and making it available via NOAA CUSP


Kevin Coyne

Program Manager, MD Dept. of Natural Resources
Kevin manages the Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ Center for Geospatial Products and Services. Part of DNR's Chesapeake and Coastal Service, his group works with various units within the agency to analyze and map ecological and environmental data to effectively manage... Read More →
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Roger Barlow

Physical Scientist, USGS
Roger has been with USGS over 40 years and is active in state coordinating bodies in New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, DC, and throughout the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Roger chairs the New Jersey Elevation Task Force and the Maryland Elevation Work Group. Roger is also the Federal coordinator... Read More →
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Erin Silva

Project Manager, ESRGC

Wednesday August 7, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
LA 4303 Liberal Arts Building - 251 University Ave. Towson, MD 21204

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