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Kiedrowski, Claire
Mon, 18 Oct 2021 14:25:29 +0000

We will be using Teams Meeting software (invitation below) for our online GeoLibrary Board Meeting on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 10 AM. All interested parties are welcome to attend. You can participate by joining the meeting online or just by dialing in. I encourage your participation and comments. Agenda is below.

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Rosseel, Kevin
Mon, 11 Oct 2021 19:58:46 +0000
Career opportunity: Climate Science Research & Communication Fellowship

Organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Climate Change Division, Washington, DC

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Reference Code: EPA-OAR-2021-01

How to Apply
A complete application consists of:

* An application
* Transcript(s) - For this opportunity, an unofficial transcript or copy of the student academic records printed by the applicant or by academic advisors from internal institution systems may be submitted. All transcripts must be in English or include an official English translation. Click here<> for detailed information about acceptable transcripts.
* A current resume/CV, including academic history, employment history, relevant experiences, and publication list

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Emily Pettit
Mon, 4 Oct 2021 15:20:00 -0400
Hello Maine GeoLibrary Data Catalog Consumers,

Maine COVID-19 GIS Content Announcement:
Due to administrative requirements, the Maine Office of GIS (MEGIS) is modifying the update schedule for the Maine COVID-19 Centralized Dashboard and its associated content. Beginning Tuesday, October 5, 2021, MEGIS will be updating COVID-19 feature layers, maps, and dashboards Monday through Friday. The Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention (MECDC) is continuing to update their data Tuesday through Saturday. This means that MEGIS's Monday updates will be displaying MECDC's Saturday data.

MECDC data update days (starred): Sunday | Monday | *Tuesday | *Wednesday | *Thursday | *Friday | *Saturday

MEGIS COVID-19 content update days (starred): Sunday | *Monday | *Tuesday | *Wednesday | *Thursday | *Friday | Saturday

Please email [log in to unmask] if you have questions.

The following changes have occurred to the Maine GeoLibrary data holdings in the past month:

Added to the Catalog:

-Maine E911 Addresses Feature
-Maine E911 Roads Feature
-Maine E911 Addresses, Roads, Structure and PSAP FGDB
*E911 Information Cut Off (ICO): 2021-09-21

The following listed content has been marked "Deprecated" and will be deleted 30 days after this announcement. New access links are provided in parentheses for replacement content where available - if no link is listed, the content will be removed without replacement. Please update your bookmarks and any automated processes accessing the content below.
-Environment_Maine Map Server
-Environment_Maine Feature Server
-Maine E911 Structure (replacement:
-Maine E911 Service Areas Health (replacements: and

The following data layers were marked deprecated last month and will be removed. Content items listed below with asterisks (*) are those that do not have a replacement service, and will no longer be available (layers without asterisks have available replacements):

The next scheduled maintenance Sunday is October 17, 2021.

Thank you for your support of the Maine GeoLibrary and its projects.


Emily Pettit
GIS Coordinator
Maine Office of GIS
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Andy Smith-Petersen
Sat, 2 Oct 2021 03:02:14 +0000
Hi friends,

We have a few quick updates and requests...

1. This Tuesday at noon, join us for a virtual lunch & learn event with Firooza Pavri of the Muskie School of Public Service at USM. She'll talk about her use of NASA Landsat and MODIS imagery in recent projects in Iceland and Greenland. Firooza's talks are always informative and engaging: don't miss this one! RSVP via
2. Elections for the MEGUG board are soon and we have open seats! Members: please consider contributing to MEGUG by running for the board. Contact our Nominating committee chair, Jeff Normandin, at

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Schaffner, Becky
Fri, 1 Oct 2021 12:56:33 +0000
Please join the Maine GIS User Group (MEGUG) Tuesday, October 5 at 1PM as we welcome Firooza Pavri, Director of the Muskie School of Public Service, for a virtual lunch & learn event!

Tuesday, October 5, 1:00-2:00 (please note later time than usual)
Registration through Zoom required:

Firooza Pavri serves as Director of the Muskie School of Public Service and is Professor of Geography at the University of Southern Maine. Firooza's teaching and research is in the area of environmental geography, with a focus on society-environment interactions, natural resource conservation & policy, sustainable development, and geospatial technologies, including satellite

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