Landsat 5 satellite on brink of failure

According to a US Geological Survey news release, the Landsat 5 satellite could be nearing the end of its life.

Wisconsin counties contribute to Esri’s Community Maps program

Several Wisconsin counties are contributing geospatial data to Esri’s online Community Maps program.

WLIA Conference Focuses on GIS and Economic Development

A report on the recent Wisconsin Land Information Association conference on GIS and economic development.

Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery to host Saturday Science GIS Day

The Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery at UW-Madison is hosting a Saturday Science GIS Day on Nov. 5, 2011, at 10 a.m.

UW Geography staff featured during “Wednesday Nite at The Lab”

Tanya Buckingham (Assistant Director of the UW Cartography lab) and Jim Lacy (Associate State Cartographer) both spoke this summer during a weekly series at UW-Madison.

Bill Huxhold inducted into URISA’s GIS Hall of Fame

Bill Huxhold, Professor and Chair of Urban Planning at UW-Milwaukee, has been inducted into URISA’s GIS Hall of Fame.

Illinois GIS Association conference planned for October

The ILGISA fall 2011 conference will be held in Naperville on October 18-19, 2011.

City of Appleton receives Esri award

The City of Appleton has received an Esri SAG (Special Achievement in GIS) award.

WHAIFinder project receives Governor’s award for innovation

The “Changing Landscapes of Wisconsin” project, under which the Wisconsin Historic Aerial Image Finder was developed, has been awarded the 2011 Governor’s Award for Archival Innovation.

Wisconsin Historical Society publishes historic map collection online

Find historic maps online through the Wisconsin Historical Society’s new digital collection.