NBMG Cartographers/GIS Specialists received cartography awards for their work on two NBMG maps at the 25th Annual Nevada Geographic Information Society (NGIS) Conference in 2015.
Irene Seelye (NBMG Cartographer/GIS Specialist) took first place in the “Cartographic” category for her work on Geologic Map of the Southern Part of the Eureka Mining District and Surrounding Areas of the Fish Creek Range, Mountain Boy Range, and Diamond Mountains, Eureka and White Pine Counties, Nevada, by Sean P. Long, Christopher D. Henry, John L. Muntean, Gary P. Edmondo, and Robert D. Thomas. NBMG Map 183 was published in 2014.
Rachel Micander (NBMG Cartographer/GIS Specialist), Jennifer Vlcan (NBMG Cartographic/GIS Manager), and Matt Richardson (formerly with NBMG) took third place for their cartographic work on Geologic Map of the Minden Quadrangle, Douglas County, Nevada and Alpine County, California, by Alan R. Ramelli, James C. Yount, David A. John, and Larry J. Garside. NBMG Map 182 was published in 2014.
The awards were presented the final day of the State GIS conference, which took place in October 2015 at the MontBleu Resort in South Lake Tahoe.