A synopsis of the formation of the State Cartographer’s Office (SCO) and the role played by Arthur Robinson. (Published April 2017)
A one-day forum -- "A Day with Your County Surveyor" -- will be held at Chula Vista, Wisconsin Dells, on April 3, 2017.
The statewide parcel team will be hosting a Q&A session at the Wisconsin Land Information Association 2017 Annual Conference.
The SCO will be hosting a LiDAR workshop in Madison on March 20-21, 2017.
Summary of the activities of the State Cartographer's Office from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 (Fiscal Year 2016). (Published Sept 2016)
The SCO has published its 2015-16 Annual Report.
Official photos of Wisconsin's 2016 Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) awards given at the Esri User Conference are now online.
Summary of the activities of the State Cartographer's Office from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 (Fiscal Year 2015). (Published Aug 2015)
The SCO has published its 2014-15 Annual Report.
Information about an anticipated cut in funding to the State Cartographer's Office, and possible implications.
SCO staffers Josephine (Jo) Horton and Carly Mertes contributed to an article published March 3, 2015 in the journal Environmental Research Letters
Details on the "Survey-Parcel Forum" held on March 12, 2015, in Stevens Point.
Summary of the activities of the State Cartographer's Office from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014 (Fiscal Year 2014). (Published Sept. 2014)
The SCO has published its 2013-14 Annual Report.
Matthew Bougie, Jo Horton, and Carly Mertes join the State Cartographer's Office to assist with the "Wiscland 2" land cover project.
It's hard to believe, but since the State Cartographer's Office was established in 1974, well over 200 staff and students have worked for our small office in Science Hall on the UW-Madison campus.
The SCO recently received an Outstanding Partner Award from the UW-Stevens Point GIS Center.
Copies of the SCO's "UW-Madison Then & Now" poster are still available. (Cost is only $10 -- makes a great gift.)
(Ongoing) The State Cartographer's Office provides opportunities for students to participate in service-learning projects, to apply what students have learned in the classroom and enhance their university experience. These projects are often carried out in collaboration with other units at UW-Madison, other UW system campuses, and individuals in the community.
Codie See has joined the SCO as a Program Specialist.
The SCO's Tim Kennedy is starting a new position at UW-Stevens Point this fall.
This report summarizes activities and accomplishments of the State Cartographer's Office for July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 (Fiscal Year 2013). It includes an assessment of progress relative to our 2010-13 Strategic Plan. (Published Aug. 2013)
The SCO has published its 2012-13 Annual Report.
The SCO has released a new strategic plan, covering the period 2013 through 2016.
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...
Join us at one of five locations from September 24-28 to discuss the future of aerial imagery in Wisconsin.
Help us complete the first major step in developing a statewide aerial imagery business plan.
This report summarizes activities and accomplishments of the State Cartographer's Office for July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012 (Fiscal Year 2012). It includes an assessment of progress relative to our 2010-13 Strategic Plan, as well as a list of high-priority projects for...
Check out our accomplishments for our last fiscal year (July 2011 to June 2012), and our plans for the upcoming year.
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.