SCO receives FGDC funding for statewide orthophotography planning

February 11, 2011

A new project planned to begin in the fall of 2011 will identify lessons learned in past Wisconsin orthophotography projects, and then develop a blueprint for a sustainable program that further simplifies imagery acquisitions in Wisconsin.

UW-Madison to digitally archive historic 1937-1941 aerial photographs

January 8, 2008

UW-Madison has an unparalleled collection of historic aerial photographs including a very rare and nearly-complete collection of the oldest aerial photos of the state, acquired by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) from 1937-1941. A new project at UW-Madison will digitally scan and archive the entire collection, and make the photographs available to the general public via a web portal.

A new Wisconsin Coordinate Reference Systems handbook

January 12, 2007

An updated and expanded handbook on Wisconsin coordinate reference systems is coming your way! The publication will replace the SCO’s popular Wisconsin Coordinate Systems handbook published in 1995.

SCO lands grant projects

September 15, 2003

Over most of the next year, the State Cartographer’s Office will be working on two grant-supported projects designed to develop several cutting-edge applications.