New state project will use GIS to fight agro-terrorism

December 17, 2009

Thanks to a federal grant, the WI Department of Ag, Trade, and Consumer Protection will develop a GIS-based tool called “TIGER” to map and track contaminated food in the event of a terrorist attack.

Satellite imagery aids flood response effort

August 20, 2008

To quickly understand the magnitude of this year’s flooding, the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs turned to several unique mapping sources as tools to improve its coordination and information roles.

GIS to the Rescue

September 30, 2005

It’s been a bad couple of months around the state and nation. How has GIS played a role in the response?

WEM Releases GIS Needs Asessment Report

July 28, 2005

The Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) GIS needs assessment final report is now available for viewing. The 458-page report, produced by ESRI through a contractal agreement with WEM, is based on interviews with GIS users, and …