University of Wisconsin–Madison
Our new Survey Control Finder applications replaces our former ControlFinder and PLSSFinder web apps.

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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Wisconsin Facts and Figures

Share your comments on federal procurement of commercial satellite data

NOAA is inviting the public to submit comments on best practices for federal government procurement of commercial satellite data.

GPS on Bench Marks: Status Update for Wisconsin

The Wisconsin DOT has provided an update of the state's status on the GPS on Bench Marks campaign.

Update on State Plane Coordinate System 2022

The National Geodetic Survey has provided an updated timeline for State Plane Coordinate System 2022 designs.

Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA) to Dissolve

GITA (Geospatial Information and Technology Association) has voted to dissolve and will begin the dissolution process on June 1, 2021.

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Public Land Survey System (PLSS) Locator

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.