Mapping Bulletin - Wisconsin Geospatial News

August 13, 2014

The University of Wisconsin's History of Cartography Project has been awarded a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to study the origins and development of modern cartography. The research will facilitate preparation of Cartography in the Nineteenth Century, Volume Five of the groundbreaking History of Cartography series.

July 31, 2014

Matthew Bougie, Jo Horton, and Carly Mertes join the State Cartographer's Office to assist with the "Wiscland 2" land cover project.

July 24, 2014

The Wisconsin Department of Administration has responded to feedback on its proposed WLIP Planning Process Framework document.

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July 23, 2014

The US Geological Survey has announced a LiDAR partnership opportunity as part of the 3DEP program.

July 18, 2014

The Town of Greenville, We Energies, General Mitchell International Airport, and Alliant Energy were all honored with awards at the recent Esri International User Conference in San Diego, CA.

July 18, 2014

University of Minnesota developed the Minnesota Solar Suitability Analysis app which allows users to identify the optimal location for solar panel installations

July 10, 2014

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.

July 10, 2014

The LinkWISCONSIN EBM Parcel Mapping Project team recently delivered its final database to the Public Service Commission.

July 07, 2014

This map from the DNR has the latest information on LiDAR projects in Wisconsin.

July 03, 2014

Transformation Software: WI-SDMS replaces WISCON

July 01, 2014

Thoughts from Curtis Pulford on the eve of his retirement as Wisconsin’s Geographic Information Officer.

June 25, 2014

The Michigan Technological University School of Technology is holding their first annual Surveying Summer Workshop on the Michigan Tech campus in Houghton, Michigan on July 17-18, 2014.

June 19, 2014

Curtis Pulford is stepping down as Wisconsin's Geographic Information Officer.