SCO and UW-Eau Claire launch “virtual data integration” research project

The State Cartographer’s Office and UW-Eau Claire have launched a research project to examine the feasibility of producing an online multi-county parcel map viewer.

Wisconsin counties contribute to Esri’s Community Maps program

Several Wisconsin counties are contributing geospatial data to Esri’s online Community Maps program.

SCO conducting pilot project to develop a more accurate statewide Public Land Survey System dataset

The SCO is conducting a pilot study during 2011 – 2012 which will develop and test data integration methods for statewide production of contemporary PLSS data.  This project will consolidate local data into a single dataset using more accurate local data where available.  

New statewide imagery now available from WisconsinView

Two much-anticipated statewide imagery datasets are now available from the data portal.

SCO proposes development of a statewide digital basemap

The SCO is proposing to develop a statewide cartographic database for small- and mid-scale mapping.

Geospatial data eligible for 911 funding

An amendment passed by the Wisconsin Joint Committee on Finance adds a provision to the state budget bill that would allow local governments to recoup certain expenses associated with maintaining 911 systems.

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?

Top 10 reasons to participate in Wisconsin’s Ramona GIS inventory survey

There’s a new GIS data and land records inventory survey in town. And it’s called Ramona!

Census data made easy with Wisconsin GetFacts

A new online mapping application developed by the UW-Madison Applied Population Lab is a great tool for interactively visualizing and downloading TIGER and U.S. Census Bureau population data for Wisconsin.

2005 Second Edition TIGER/Line files now available

Data for 14 Wisconsin counties updated as part of the ongoing Census TIGER/Master Address File Accuracy Improvement Project.