Data in the Environment: GIS Applications for Source Water Protection

This month's topic: "Data in the Environment: GIS Applications for Source Water Protection"

AWC-NNJ is proud to welcome Jen Zhang, Watershed Protection Specialist with the New Jersey Water Supply Authority, who presents how to use technical tools, especially Geographic Information System (GIS) technologies to help people in the decision making process for source water protection and open space acquisition.  She provides an introduction of GIS technology and the general applications of GIS for source water protection and ends with a case study to demonstration how the GIS technology is used to help the decision making process for open space acquisition.

Jen Zhang has more than 15 years’ experience in GIS application and database design with excellent knowledge about ESRI GIS products, geospatial data analysis package and Mapinfo. She won twice the 1st place in the Best Analytical Presentation in the 22nd  and 25th  NJ Statewide Map Contest in 2009 and 2012.  Currently she works as a watershed protection specialist in the NJ Water Supply Authority, responsible for all GIS related data analysis, management; web-based GIS application and hydrologic modeling. Jen received her Master degree of Geography and Regional Planning from State University of New York at Albany and Bachelor of Architecture Design from Tsinghua University of China.

As always, our evening will begin with casual networking among our members and guests, while offering you a chance to learn something new from our presentation and from your colleagues.

Join us for a great night of networking and discussion!

When: Tuesday, April 8, 2014                                                                                        6:00pm Networking
6:45pm Dinner

7:45pm Presentation

Where: The HAT Tavern @ The Grand Summit Hotel

570 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901

Cost: $33 for AWC-NNJ members, $38 for non-members. You may make your payment when you arrive at the meeting, but please be aware that AWC-NNJ assumes that when you make a reservation, you are responsible for the cost whether or not you attend. Checks should be made out to "AWC-NNJ

RSVP: By Monday, April 7

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