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.
The Wisconsin Historical Museum is hosting a map exhibit through November 9, 2013.
Are we seeing a convergence of GIS and vector graphics toolsets?
The 2013-14 Official Wisconsin Highway Map is now available
Online, interactive campus maps are sometimes characterized in online press as a bellwether of progressive mapping practice, balancing an artistic aesthetic in presenting the campus with a demonstration of innovative approaches to mapping geared toward a decidedly younger, more mobile and often technically-savvy target audience. So when we heard that work was progressing on a new version of the University of Wisconsin – Madison campus map, we were curious to find out more.
Volumes One and Two of The History of Cartography are now freely available online.
Find historic maps online through the Wisconsin Historical Society’s new digital collection.
Matt Bloch, a former Geography student at UW-Madison and student assistant in the State Cartographer’s Office, recently had his interactive mapping application highlighted in a report by the Congressional Research Service.
A new exhibit at the James Watrous Gallery in Madison features unique map-inspired art.
The SCO is proposing to develop a statewide cartographic database for small- and mid-scale mapping.