SCO Services During COVID-19 Pandemic
The State Cartographer’s Office is continuing operations, but staff are working from remote locations as directed by UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank. During this time our responsiveness to phone calls and email may be slightly delayed. Thanks for your patience!
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The History of Cartography Project has launched a new online video series to celebrate publication of "Cartography in the European Enlightenment" (Volume 4 of the "History of Cartography").
Users of the modernized National Spatial Reference System will need to understand the differences between five different types of coordinates.
Thanks to the pandemic, the 2021 Wisconsin Land Information Association conference was forced to "go virtual," like so many other events over the last 12 months. One upshot of this fact is we pre-recorded all of our presentations for submission to WLIA.
SCO in the Community
This Land is Your Land
The SCO hosted a one-day forum entitled "This Land is Your Land" in Darlington, WI, on April 18, 2019. Participants learned about the Public Land Survey System (PLSS) and had a hands-on opportunity to learn about different types of survey equipment.
2019 UW-Madison Geospatial Summit is a Wrap
On November 4, 2019, the SCO, Geography's GIS Professional Programs and the Nelson Institute's Environmental Observation and Informatics Program jointly sponsored a day-long Geospatial Summit.