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ASPRS Heartland Region Shirts Are Now Available!

ATTENTION MEMBERS (and visitors, feel free to browse the selection) – ASPRS Heartland Region Shirts Are Now Available!  This is a fundraiser for our region

Technical Meeting at VerticalGeo on August 21st

New Video Posted: Using Terrestrial LiDAR for Cultural Heritage Documentation

Region Membership Map

How many members are in the Heartland Region? Where are they? Where are our cluster groups? We have updated our region member map to allow users to visualize and analyze our member distribution. Please click on the application below to interact with our 2014 member map.

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Save the Date and Call for Presentations: Minnesota-South Dakota Interstate Meeting

Join us on Friday, September 19th in Redwood Falls, MN for a “cross border” meeting of geospatial professionals in Western Minnesota and Eastern South Dakota. Details of the meeting are still in the works, so stay tuned for more information.

Where: Redwood Falls Airport FBO, 500 Airport Road, Redwood Falls, MN*
When: Friday, September 19th, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Potential agenda items include:

JACIE recap
LIDAR Systems review
Aerial Camera Systems review
Satellite Systems calibration
In situ Calibration
Aerial Systems Operations
Image Correction to Reflectance

We are looking for presentations! If you are interested, please contact Brian Huberty at (612) 713-5332.

* Free Airplane Parking….in case wants to fly instead of driving! Air Ambulance (not free) in case someone needs a trip to the hospital.

Special thanks to our local host, Airborne Data Systems.

Photos from the Annual Banquet in St. Louis

Thank you to everyone who participated in the region annual banquet! We successfully held the banquet simultaneously in 3 locations: St. Louis, Cedar Falls, and Rolla.

I’d especially like to thank Aerial Services, Inc. for hosting the banquet at their office in Cedar Falls and Amy Vossberg for coordinating the event for our members in Cedar Falls. I’d like to thank Elizabeth McCartney and Lori Phillips for coordinating the banquet for our members in Rolla. I would also like to thank the Executive Director Michael Hauck for attending in person in St. Louis.  Thank you all for your time and effort!

Please find some pictures from the St. Louis venue below. If you have any pictures that you’d like posted, please send them to us.





Webinar on “LiDAR Use in Cultural Resource Management” on July 24 at 4:30 CST

Please join us online on July 24th at 4:30 CST for a webinar on LiDAR Use in Cultural Resource Management presented by University of Arkansas graduate student Brittany Mabry.

The meeting will be online only and you can join via the web with the meeting info here:

1.  Please join my meeting.


2.  Use your microphone and speakers (VoIP) – a headset is recommended.  Or, call in using your telephone.

Dial +1 (786) 358-5417

Access Code: 308-570-949

Update on the Initiative for Heritage Conservancy from Arkansas Student Brittany Mabry

University of Arkansas student chapter member Brittany Mabry sent this update from Greece on her work with IHC.Digital (The Initiative for Heritage Conservancy).

Dear Friends,

I am very happy to share an event press release (IHC.Digital press release) for our heritage documentation and digitization program, co-sponsored by the Initiative for Heritage Conservancy and the Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (University of Arkansas) and hosted by the Center for Hellenic Studies, attached (in English) to this message.

For more information, feel free to e-mail me or visit our YouTube channel for more information!

Warm regards,

Brittany K. L. Mabry