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.
The National Geodetic Survey plans to phase out the US Survey Foot by 2022.
A new publication offers a proposal for implementing the Romportl System to number corners in the statewide Public Land Survey System (PLSS) database.
After six years at the SCO, Codie See is departing to begin a new phase of his life and career.
The Wisconsin Land Information Program at the Department of Administration has announced the appointment of new Wisconsin Land Information Council members.
Presentation slides and a final report are now available for the 2019 Public Land Survey System Forum held in Darlington on April 18, 2019.