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Collaborative project to map antibiotic resistance data across Wisconsin

For many years public health officials have collected data on the resistance that infectious microbes have to antibiotics. Resistance patterns change from year to year…

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Student Profile: Anna Ostermeier

Senior Geography major Anna Ostermeier spent part of last summer in rural Costa Rica working on projects related to environmental sustainability and women’s empowerment. A…

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A Conversation with Dr. Jack Williams

What led you to geography? My research interests are inherently interdisciplinary and so is Geography.  I study the responses of plant species and communities to…

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Martindale Recognized at WLIA

Jaime Martindale, Map & GIS Data Librarian at the Robinson Map Library, was honored at the 2017 Wisconsin Land Information Association (WLIA) annual conference. WLIA is…

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State Cartographer's Office constructs public statewide Digital Parcel Database of Wisconsin

Staff at the State Cartographer’s Office (SCO) recently completed a second version of Wisconsin’s statewide digital parcel database. This GIS database contains information on ownership,…

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Exciting & Free Events, Join us on November 11!

Join the Buzz in Science Hall We hope you will join us for part—or all—of the day. If you have questions, please feel free to…

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UW–Madison map library pinpoints Sawyer County site of 1966 bomber crash

By Chris Barncard, UW-Madison Communications Earth is a big place. Few people know that as well as Jaime Martindale, map and geospatial data librarian at…

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Wisconsin Idea: Bringing environmental education to rural Ecuador

By Gilly McBride, Morgridge Center for Public Service Before they even left for their study abroad program in Ecuador last spring, UW-Madison students Brenna O’Halloran (B.A. Geography, Environmental…

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SCO to coordinate statewide land cover map update

The University of Wisconsin-Madison and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) are partnering on a project to map the current land cover of Wisconsin. The…

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Robinson Map Library contributes to Chazen exhibit

Next week will be your last chance to catch the Chazen exhibit, Marginalia in cARTography. This exhibition explores the visual discourse between marginal artistic images and…

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