The PLSS Workgroup was formed by individuals and organizations in Wisconsin to advocate and advance the purpose and importance of the Public Land Survey System. Our goal is to educate and encourage State, County and Municipal agencies in improving, advancing and maintaining the Public Land Survey System statewide.
Several seats are still available for our “Basics of LiDAR Data” workshop, to be held on March 21-22, 2018, at UW-Milwaukee.
Highest natural points for each of Wisconsin’s 72 counties.
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 …
Sources of Wisconsin elevation data derived primarily from LiDAR.
The U.S. Geological Survey will host a set of public Webinars to introduce a FY17 LiDAR funding opportunity and provide a summary of the “Broad Agency Announcement” application procedures.
Details on the latest round of USGS 3DEP LiDAR awards in Wisconsin.
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.
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.
The US Geological Survey will hold a public meeting on June, 2015, in La Crosse to discuss potential high-resolution elevation data projects for the coming fiscal year.