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Land Use / Land Cover / Vegetation

Coastal Great Lakes Land Cover Data - NOAA Coastal Services Center
Raster data created from land cover and land cover change analyses conducted for the U.S. coastal zone of the Great Lakes are available at this website. The data includes parts of eastern and northern Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, and Pensylvania for 1996 - 2001 - 2006.

Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Data Center
Access to aerial photographs, digital elevation models, digital raster graphics, satellite imagery, and land cover data.

Land Information and Computer Graphics Facility (LICGF) [Univ. of Wisconsin Madison]
The LICGF provides "research, training, and outreach in the use of land and geographic information systems (LIS/GIS). [They focus] on land records modernization, land and natural resource management applications, and the use of information for land-use decision-making."

USGS Geographic Data Download
1:250,000 and 1:100,000 Scale Land Use Land Cover (LULC) datasets are available for download.

WISCLINC-Wisconsin Land Information Clearinghouse
A clearinghouse for Wisconsin geospatial data and metadata, related land and reference information, and the Wisconsin agencies which produce or maintain these items.

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Organizations

American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM)
Surveying and mapping information. Find out about standards, competitions, new products, industry news or browse abstracts from their two published journals (Cartography and Geographic Information Science and Surveying and Land Information Systems).

American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)
"The mission of ASPRS is to advance knowledge and improve understanding of mapping sciences, and to promote the responsible applications of photogrammetry, remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), and supporting technologies."

Association for Geographic Information
AGI is a British organization that serves as a national center for geographic information. Check out publications, specialty groups, conferences, or use the AGI GIS dictionary.

Canadian Council for Geographic Education
A joint effort between the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and the National Geographic Society of Washington D.C., the program aims to strengthen geographic education in the classroom.

Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC)
The FGDC "promotes the coordinated development, use, sharing, and dissemination of geospatial data on a national basis," including the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) data publishing effort. The site includes information on standards and metadata.

Geospatial Information & Technology Association (GITA)
GITA is a non-profit educational organization that specializes in the application of geospatial information and technology to the nation's infrastructure needs.

Imaging and Geospatial Information Society - See the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)

National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA)
The NCGIA is an independent research consortium whose primary mandate is to conduct basic research in geographic information science and related technology.

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Parcels and Property Information

Master Property Record (MPROP) [City of Milwaukee]
Download current and historical property information for the City of Milwaukee. Data files date from 1975 to the present.

MPROP Pal [Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee]
Information and assistance in using the Milwaukee Property Record (MPROP).

Ozaukee County Digital Parcel Mapping
Download AutoCAD parcel maps by township. Includes the Parcel Mapping Handbook and Parcel Numbering System guides.

Waukesha County Internet Mapping Site
Waukesha County's interactive mapping program is accessed from this site, as well as links to downloadable maps and other services.

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Publications

American Congress on Survey and Mapping Publications
Browse abstracts from the AGSM's published journals, Cartography and Geographic Information Science and Surveying and Land Information Science Journal.

ESRI Training and Education Library
GIS Bibliography contains references to journals, books, conference proceedings, and reports. You can also find supporting materials such as magazine and newspaper articles, audiovisual items, technical documentation, and white papers.

Geoscience Publications: Historical United States County (HUSCO) Boundary Files
The HUSCO CD contains ArcView shapefile format county boundary files for the contiguous United States for each decade from 1790 through 1990 (also 1999). This site gives information on how to order the CD.

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Updated October 13, 2008


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