While the SCO is not a map production facility and we do not sell maps, one of our missions is the help Wisconsin citizens locate maps and geographic information. This page provides guidance on the most common requests we receive.
We answer hundreds of technical mapping-related questions every year from both the general public and geospatial professionals. This page provides more information on some of the most common questions we receive from map and GIS users.
The USGS National Geospatial Program is excited to announce the inclusion of U.S. Census Bureau’s Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (TIGER) roads data for the new US Topo maps, starting with the state of 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 sixth annual County Health Rankings have been released.
Join the University of Wisconsin and Friends of the Libraries as they honor the award-winning History of Cartography project and the forthcoming release of Cartography in the Twentieth Century.
Three teams from the University of Wisconsin are collaborating on a project to explore user needs for a digital map database of Wisconsin derived from General Land Office (GLO) surveyors’ notes made between 1830 and 1865.
Staff at the Center for Land Use Education recently published an online interactive map of Phil Lewis’ 1964 Land Resource Inventory.
The Interactive Menominee Place Names Map introduces a visual and audio indigenous representation of the area we know as Wisconsin, revealing the connection between current Wisconsin place names and their ancient Menominee origins.
The University of Wisconsin’s History of Cartography Project has been awarded a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to study the origins and development of modern cartography. The research will facilitate preparation of Cartography in the Nineteenth Century, Volume Five of the groundbreaking History of Cartography series.