All items tagged as "Aerial Photography"
February 17, 2015

The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed new regulations allowing routine use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or "drones."

Also tagged: Remote Sensing
December 12, 2014

New interactive status map shows recent and future activity in Wisconsin.

July 02, 2014

(October, 2013 - October, 2014) The SCO's online Catalog of Aerial Photography provides a comprehensive listing of aerial photography acquired by federal, state and local agencies and other groups, separated by county. This catalog is the most complete record of aerial photography in Wisconsin to date, containing information for over 3000 projects.  In Fall of 2013,...

June 02, 2014

This document summarizes the key components of a Wisconsin aerial imagery program proposed in a discussion paper published by the State Cartographer’s Office. This includes recommendations for contracting, technical standards, funding, and other logistics. 

April 09, 2014

Senate Bill 196, the Drone Privacy Protection Act, has been signed into law.

Also tagged: Legislation, Remote Sensing
February 20, 2014

Senate Bill 196 limiting the use of aerial drones has cleared the Wisconsin Senate.

Also tagged: Legislation, Remote Sensing
January 10, 2014

Imagery from the summer 2013 National Agriculture Imagery Program flights over Wisconsin are now available as a free download from the USDA-NRCS Geospatial Data Gateway.

December 04, 2013

Copies of the SCO's "UW-Madison Then & Now" poster are still available. (Cost is only $10 -- makes a great gift.)

Also tagged: SCO
September 13, 2013

Minnesota Geospatial Information Office teamed up with staff from the Walker Art Center on an exhibit by Fritz Haeg entitled "At Home in the City."

Also tagged: Community, Events
September 06, 2013

Wisconsin firm acquires two national geospatial service providers.

July 19, 2013

Majority of the state is already acquired.

Also tagged: Geodata
June 07, 2013

After some initial uncertainty due to the federal budget situation, imagery acquisitions for the National Agriculture Imagery Program are scheduled to begin in Wisconsin during the third week of June and run through the end of August.

Also tagged: Geodata
May 31, 2013

Wisconsin Regional Orthophoto Consortium marching forward towards 2015.

May 15, 2013

Lawmakers have introduced a bill that would limit the use of aerial drones in Wisconsin.

Also tagged: Higher Education, Legislation
January 28, 2013

The team of AeroMetric and Ayres Associates is once again selected to provide services for the 2015 Wisconsin Regional Orthophotography Consortium.

December 13, 2012

A new poster produced by the SCO uses historic aerial photography to show how the UW–Madison campus has changed over time (cost $10 - makes a great gift).

Also tagged: SCO Publications, WHAIFinder
December 13, 2012

This 30" x 20" poster, produced by the SCO, uses historic aerial photography to show how the UW–Madison campus has changed over time. The poster blends a modern color photograph from July 2, 2010, with a black-and-white...

Also tagged: SCO, SCO Publications
October 05, 2012

We had a lot of great discussions at our imagery user meetings held last week at several locations around the state.  If you couldn't make one of the meetings, there are still plenty of opportunities to get involved in the Wisconsin Aerial Imagery Business Plan project.

September 11, 2012

Join us at one of five locations from September 24-28 to discuss the future of aerial imagery in Wisconsin.

August 31, 2012

A recent study by the SCO examines the effectiveness of online maps for meeting community outreach goals. 

Also tagged: SCO Publications, WHAIFinder
August 23, 2012

Help us complete the first major step in developing a statewide aerial imagery business plan.

July 24, 2012

A belated congratulations is due to Ayres Associates for taking home a "Best of State" Engineering Excellence award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin.

June 15, 2012

New SCO-led project seeks to gather input from the Wisconsin geospatial community on past orthoimagery projects, and develop a business plan that makes incremental improvements to the current situation.

January 18, 2012

The National Park Service recently completed work on generating 72 individual county mosaics from a statewide set of 18-inch imagery produced by the 2010 Wisconsin Regional Orthoimagery Consortium project.

October 12, 2011

An ambitious national program funded by Microsoft and Digital Globe recently wrapped up flights over Wisconsin.

Also tagged: Geodata, Orthophotography
October 03, 2011

Please join us for a ceremony honoring The Changing Landscapes of Wisconsin, A Digital Archive of Historic Aerial Photographs, a UW-sponsored project picked for the Governor's Award for Archival Innovation.

Also tagged: Awards, Higher Education, SCO
July 27, 2011

Quick Links Recent and Planned Wisconsin Aerial Photography Projects (2012-2019) WHAIFinder - View and download 1930's Wisconsin aerial photography WI Catalog of Aerial Photography - Search for aerial photography (1930's to present)

Also tagged: Wisconsin Maps
July 21, 2011

Two much-anticipated statewide imagery datasets are now available from the data portal.

July 13, 2011

The "Changing Landscapes of Wisconsin" project, under which the Wisconsin Historic Aerial Image Finder was developed, has been awarded the 2011 Governor's Award for Archival Innovation.

Also tagged: SCO, WHAIFinder
July 08, 2011

This paper describes an effort to build a digital archive and web-based retrieval system for historic air photos for the state of Wisconsin. The University of Wisconsin-Madison has an extensive collection of historic air photos, including a rare 1937-1941 collection that covers almost the...

Also tagged: Open Source, SCO Publications