Research Team from Wisconsin and Minnesota to Create Habitat Map of St. Louis River Estuary

A team of researchers from Wisconsin and Minnesota has been awarded a NOAA grant to complete a habitat map of the St. Louis River estuary.

Heard about NATRF2022 and NAPGD2022? What about IGLD (2020) and the LWD?

A possible redefinition of the Low Water Datum for the Great Lakes will have impacts that go beyond just updating maps and charts.

Wisconsin to achieve statewide publicly available LiDAR coverage in 2023

By this fall, all 72 Wisconsin counties will have QL1 or QL2 LiDAR obtained through the US Geological Survey’s 3DEP LiDAR program.

Esri’s Joseph Kerski to Address Students, Staff and Faculty at UW-Madison

Dr. Joseph Kerski, Education Manager and Geographer at Esri, will visit UW-Madison on Feb. 21, 2023, to do a presentation and meet with students.

A Final Farewell to the US Survey Foot?

Ring out the old, ring in the new! As midnight approaches this New Year’s Eve, don’t forget to say farewell to the US survey foot. Or maybe hold off for a year or two.

An Update on the GPS on Bench Marks Initiative

Details on the status of the GPS on BM Initiative in Wisconsin.

2020 US Mean Center of Population Designated at 37.415725 North Latitude, 92.346525 West Longitude

The US mean center of population continues its westward trek.

State Cartographer’s Office Annual Report for 2021-22 Now Available

Find out what the SCO has been working on over the last year.

Participate in the Dane County Heritage Oaks Project

How many of Dane County’s 200-year-old oaks — first inventoried in 1976 — are still in existence?

Department of the Interior Completes Removal of Derogatory Toponyms

The federal government has replaced nearly 650 derogatory place names across the country, 28 of which are in Wisconsin.