GISP Map Contest Summary
his year's contest will require an entrant to use the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) to tell a story about change.
Perhaps it will be about habitat loss, or maybe it will be about urban growth - whatever story you choose to tell, it must be supported by analysis of two or more years in NLCD and you must include the numbers in the map. We've seen a lot of pretty maps over the years; Now we want to see some hard-hitting analysis to support the pretty picture.
Who may enter: Anyone is eligible, except those who are going to judge.
Submission Time Frame: March 1 to 31, 201 6 - email submittal
- $1st 250, $2nd 150, $3rd 100, People's Choice $250 and Honorable Mentions.
- Each winner (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and People's Choice) will also have their initial certification fee waived if the application is submitted within one year of the date the winners are announced. Current GISPs will have their renewal fees waived at their next recertification date.
- Map submittal earns / qualifiés for 1 point under the Contribution to the Profession category.
Map Contest Rules:...
- Only one entry is allowed per person; you do not have to be