With Brenda Hemstead’s retirement, David Vogel will become the SCO’s liaison to Wisconsin’s surveying and geodetic communities.
The Wisconsin Spatial Reference System 2022 Task Force (or WSRS2022) is looking for volunteers to fill vacancies on two of its focus groups. Read on if you would like to volunteer or have a recommendation …
A compromise has been reached with the National Geodetic Survey regarding plans for the Wisconsin’s multi-layer State Plane Coordinate System.
The oldest relief model in Science Hall, Edwin Howell’s 1875 “Grand Canyon of the Colorado and Southern Cliffs of Utah,” has been restored using conservation techniques.
The National Geodetic Survey has responded to WSRS2022’s August letter requesting exceptions to accommodate WISCRS.
A recent Federal Register Notice announces the deprecation of the US Survey Foot by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the National Geodetic Survey.
The Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey (WGNHS) plans to close its map sales office on December 30, 2019. Users of USGS topographic maps should use this as an opportunity to switch to the newer “US Topos” that have replaced the USGS’s legacy paper topographic maps.
The Wisconsin Spatial Reference System 2022 Task Force has submitted a letter to the National Geodetic Survey requesting exceptions to NGS’s policy regarding the modernization of the State Plane Coordinate System.
The SCO has recently published two documents detailing the implementation of a PLSS corner numbering system for the state.
Brenda Hemstead’s first day at the SCO was July 16, 1979.