Mapping Bulletin - Wisconsin Geospatial News

July 31, 2015

The Version 1 Statewide Parcel Database, the state’s first publically available statewide digital parcel map, is now available online.

July 29, 2015

Details of UW-Madison's new policy on aerial drone (unmanned aircraft) use on UW-Madison property or where university-affiliated activities occur.

July 23, 2015

The U.S. Geological Survey recently issued the FY15/FY16 Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for their 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). The BAA provides detailed information on how to partner with the USGS and other Federal agencies to acquire high-quality 3D Elevation data.

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July 20, 2015

Jim previously worked at the Iowa Geological and Water Survey, and most recently at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

July 16, 2015

Thanks to all who attended the V1 Interim Report Webinar. We had a great turn-out with a total of 72 attendees and we received about 22 different questions from the audience.

July 15, 2015

Check out the new "Find Data" tab if you are looking for commonly-requested Wisconsin geospatial datasets.

July 15, 2015

Sometimes the stuff you can find out there never ceases to amaze!

July 14, 2015

A proposal for the dissolution of WIGICC.

July 13, 2015

The DOA and SCO will host a joint webinar discussing the Version 1 Statewide Parcel Map Interim Report on July 16th. The webinar will provide a brief overview of the interim report, the searchable format for parcel data, and the benchmark recommendations for future parcel dataset development and improvement. 

July 03, 2015

The fieldwork season has begun to complete the samples database for the Wiscland-2 land cover mapping project!  To round out the training/validation dataset of over 500,000 samples, ten Field Technicians have been brought on for the summer and are traveling the state to identify and collect GPS locations and ecological information with the aid of a DNR field mentor stationed in their collection region.

July 02, 2015

A new advisory council is being formed to advise on matters related to the Wisconsin Land Information Program.

July 02, 2015

The Version 1 statewide parcel database -- containing over 3 million parcels with their attributes -- has been completed. The database is accompanied by an interim report that summarizes the "V1" project and makes recommendations for strategic funding of improvements to the parcel layer.

July 02, 2015

Updated map shows the latest status of Wisconsin LiDAR projects.