Soil Mapping Celebrated at Capitol

Digital soils maps are now complete statewide

New USDA service brings soil surveys to the web

The Web Soil Survey provides the same soil data previously available in print, now in an interactive online format.

“Ramona” GIS inventory system announced

New tool developed by NSGIC will help inventory GIS data holdings of state, local, and tribal governments.

First Statewide Downloadable 1-meter Imagery has published the USDA’s Wisconsin Farm Service Agency 2005 National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP). The data are available free as 1-meter true-color aerial photography in couty-wide MrSID mosaics covering the entire state of Wisconsin. …

NRCS to hold Northwest-10 Last Acre Ceremony

Last soil survey acre in Wisconsin to be followed by statewide mapping completion in coming year.

Grants Enable WISCLINC and Web Services Progress

Recent SCO projects look at standards and interoperability

GIO and WLIS are priorities for Chief Information Officer

Matt Miszewski, Chief Information Officer for the State of Wisconsin, delivered some important news to the land information community during his keynote address at the 2005 WLIA conference.

Path to Best Practices for Geodata Licensing Still Uncertain

Two local experts report on a recent national study on geographic data licensing, and some relevant findings in Wisconsin, at the 2005 WLIA Conference.

Improved flood hazard mapping on the way

Funds allocated to DNR by FEMA for map modernization.

Study addresses geospatial data & domestic terrorism threat

Recommends only modest restrictions on dissemination