Which Way Is East? A Solution

A solution to the reader challenge is presented.

Which Way Is East? A Reader Challenge

Which way is east? The answer may be more complicated than it seems.

Timeline for Rollout of Modernized National Spatial Reference System

A quick explanation of the timeline for the rollout of the modernized National Spatial Reference System by the National Geodetic Survey.

Is the Wisconsin-Illinois Boundary a Straight Line?

The Wisconsin-Illinois boundary should be a straight line. But it is not. Find out why.

GPS on Bench Marks Initiative Winding Down

The GPS on Bench Marks campaign is coming to and end soon, with a deadline of Sept. 30, 2023.

Can I survey my property with my smartphone?

Smartphones have become an essential part of our daily lives, providing convenience and accessibility to numerous tasks.

A Final Farewell to the US Survey Foot?

Ring out the old, ring in the new! As midnight approaches this New Year’s Eve, don’t forget to say farewell to the US survey foot. Or maybe hold off for a year or two.

Remembering Frank Thousand

We are deeply saddened to learn of the November 3rd, 2022 death of Francis “Frank” Thousand. Frank served as Executive Director of the Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors (WSLS) from 2007 until June of 2022 …

An Update on the GPS on Bench Marks Initiative

Details on the status of the GPS on BM Initiative in Wisconsin.

Update on Wisconsin Spatial Reference System 2022 Task Force Activities

A brief update on Wisconsin Spatial Reference System 2022 (WSRS2022) Task Force activities in relation to the National Geodetic Survey’s National Spatial Reference System modernization program.