New state project will use GIS to fight agro-terrorism

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

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.

Critical infrastructure data collection continues in Wisconsin

The National Geospatial Intelligence Agency wants your data for homeland security applications.  What’s next on their list?

GIS to the Rescue

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

Satellites Capture Watertown Tire Fire Smoke Plume

Smoke drifts over Milwaukee

WEM Releases GIS Needs Asessment Report

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 …

WLIA Emergency Management Task Force Formed

New group will help guide the development of a geospatial emergency management strategy for Wisconsin.

Study addresses geospatial data & domestic terrorism threat

Recommends only modest restrictions on dissemination

Fed study focuses on GIS & wildfire

GAO sees promise, challenges

Maps follow reemergence of West Nile Virus

Fewer cases here than in 2003, so far