Understanding Elevation

July 18, 2017

Primarily targeted at geospatial professionals who want want a better understanding of elevation terminology, this Infosheet describes the differences between ellipsoid heights and elevations (orthometric heights), and the implications of the National Geodetic Survey’s GRAV-D …

Elevation/LiDAR Data

July 13, 2017

Sources of Wisconsin elevation data derived primarily from LiDAR.

New book explores UW relief models

September 4, 2015

The University of Wisconsin has 29 historic relief models at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and in Madison at Science Hall and the UW Geology Museum.

USGS now accepting proposals for FY15/16 3D Elevation Program

July 23, 2015

The U.S. Geological Survey recently issued the FY15/FY16 Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for their 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). The BAA provides detailed information on how to partner with the USGS and other Federal agencies to acquire high-quality 3D Elevation data.