5 Nov 1999
In an effort to figure out the next steps for GIS development and
promulgation, John Blackburn and Morris Trimmer and I got together to
plot a GIS Pilot Group project for Winter 2000 --a group of
potential users to provide with relevant datasets, training, support. The
projects they produce would serve as examples pour encourager les
autres, and also teach us about the practical difficulties of doing
training and support on a larger scale.
I began with an AltaVista search for 'costa rica near gis',
immediately found bunches of data, and talked to John Knox... maybe Frank
Stearns... The La Selva GIS Laboratory page
tells interesting tales, though it looks like the data aren't directly
available via the web. See a few
links to Costa Rica GIS resources for more.
I have the La Selva datasets (on my D:\ drive), and