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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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SCO receives award from UW-Stevens Point

The State Cartographer’s Office (SCO) recently received an Outstanding Partner Award from the UW-Stevens Point GIS Center.  The award was given in recognition of the SCO’s…

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Geography's State Cartographer's Office to collaborate with DOA on statewide parcel map initiative

Background The Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) has finalized an agreement with the State Cartographer’s Office (SCO)  for a “Version 1 Statewide Parcel Map Database…

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Williams, Muñoz mentor junior from Madison East

There was an unusually young scientist in the Williams Paleovegetation Lab in Science Hall this past summer. After Mason Martinez, a junior from Madison East…

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UW-Madison & UW-Whitewater partner with state on economic impact map

Written by Sean Kirkby, UW Communications Students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have played a crucial role in developing an online interactive map that shows…

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Geography holds “Cartography Major” at Grandparents University

In late July the Geography Department hosted a two day “Cartography major” in coordination with the Wisconsin Alumni Association’s annual Grandparents University. This award-winning, two-day…

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SCO to develop statewide address and parcel data for broadband mapping

The State Cartographer’s Office (SCO) has received funding to develop statewide address and parcel data to assist the broadband mapping efforts of the Public Service…

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WI State Cartographer's Office creates online pronunciation gazetteer

Can you pronounce Nanaweyah Ominihekan (an unincorporated town in Shawano Co, WI)? Are you pronouncing Shawano correctly for that matter? Our WI State Cartographer’s Office…

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