Wednesday, June 16, 2010

WC GIS Lab in Chestertown Spy

The Chestertown Spy recently covered the renewal of a state grant to the WC GIS lab, a part of CES. The grant will be putting $216,000 in state monies to work in a variety of mapping projects for municipal planners and law-enforcement agencies. GIS Program Coordinator Stewart Bruce says the funding comes from the renewal of a grant from the Maryland Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention (GOCCP). Now in its third year, the grant funds the salaries of three summer interns, three student interns for the fall and spring and two full-time staff (Crime Analysts Caryn Thomas and Andrew Wright). It also partially funds the salaries of Bruce and sociology professor Dr. Andrea Lange, who serves as GOCCP Project Director.

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