News and Awards
2014, AAG Mountain Geography Specialty Group, Denali Recent Accomplishment Award, Association of American Geographers. Title: Atlas of Yellowstone.
2013, Wyoming State Historical Society, First Place Award in the Publications Reference Category. Title: Atlas of Yellowstone.
2012, Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS) 40th Annual Map Competition “Best in Show” Award. Title: Atlas of Yellowstone.
2012, Association of American Publishers PROSE Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences & Mathematics and also the PROSE Award in the Earth Sciences category. Title: Atlas of Yellowstone. Around the O, University of Oregon, Feb.7, 2013
2012, Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award with State of Oregon Department of Administrative Services: Title: Development of “iRaptor” – A Mobile Common Operating Picture iPad application. (Ken Kato, PI)
2011 Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award: Title: Developing mobile mapping/GIS applications that pushed the boundaries of integrating enterprise GIS with high quality cartographic design. (Ken Kato, PI)
2010, AAG Globe Book Award for Public Understanding of Geography. Association of American Geographers. (Archaeology and Landscape in the Mongolian Altai: An Atlas, with Esther Jacobson-Tepfer)
2010, Cartography and Geographic Information Society 38th Map Design Competition Book/Atlas category Honorable Mention. (Archaeology and Landscape in the Mongolian Altai: An Atlas, with Esther Jacobson-Tepfer and Alethea Steingisser)
2006, American Society of Landscape Architectures and the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Faculty Advisor “Award of Excellence in Research.”
2003, International Cartographic Association, “Award for Excellence in Cartography,” 21st International Cartographic Conference, Durban, South Africa. (Atlas of Oregon, CD-ROM, with Erik Steiner)
2003, American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM), “Best in Show” and “Best of Category: Book and Atlas Division” (Atlas of Oregon, CD-ROM, with Erik Steiner).
2002, American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM), “Best in Show” and “Best of Category: Book and Atlas Division” (Atlas of Oregon, 2nd Edition, with W. Loy, S. Allan, and A. Buckley).
2002, Benjamin Franklin Award, Category: Education/Teaching/Academic. Publishers Marketing Association. ” (Atlas of Oregon, 2nd Edition, with William Loy, Stuart Allan, and Aileen Buckley).
1999, Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) International Users Conference Awards: “Best of Show” and “Best Software Integration.” Mapping the University of Oregon Campus: Integration of GIS, Map Publishing, Facilities Mapping, and Architectural Design.
Experience the UO from your mobile device (University of Oregon website)
UOregon app at top of mapping world (Celebrating Champions, University of Oregon, Sept. 2011)
New on Campus? There’s an App for That. (Arc User, Winter 2011)
University of Oregon Uses ArcGIS API for iOS (Arc News, Winter 2010/2011)
Campus iPhone App Helps University of Oregon Students Negotiate Their Way around Campus (ArcWatch, Feb. 2011)
Atlas of Yellowstone presentation at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, July 2012
Geography student wins National Geographic infographic competition (Celebrating Champions, University of Oregon, May 2014)