Club Meetings and Activities

Next Club Meeting-New Time

Thursday, 10/23/14, 3:30 PM, UWM Cartography Lab, Rm 420, Bolton Hall. We'll be setting up the club's Trimble Juno GPS receiver for use during the Urban Ecology Center invasive plant mapping project on 10/30/14. See the club meetings page for details.

Post-Meeting Bonus

Following the 10/23/14 meeting we're watching a partial solar eclipse. Details at the 10/23/14 meeting. Never look directly at the sun.

Urban Ecology Center Field Work

Thursday, 10/30/14, 4 PM, 1500 E. Park Pl, meet in lobby.We'll use GPS technology to map invasive species at the UEC.

Club Officers

Jana Viel
Julee Mitchell
Keith Krukowski
Martin Ziech

Notices and Events

Planning is underway for the 2014 GIS Day at UWM on Wednesday, 9/19. The web site will soon be open to register for hands-on workshops and for the famous pizze lunch. There's no cost. Until then, see details about the 2013 UWM GIS Day.

GIS Club Project Portfolio

Got a favorite pothole?


The GIS Club has started its work on the Milwaukee Pothole Mapping project. Download the free MapplerK (not Mappler-K) app from the Apple app store or from the Google Play store then get the log-in details at the project's web site.

See a pothole and map it with Mappler. It's easy and fun.

Watch here for Milwaukee Pothole Mapping project updates.

Members of the GIS Club worked with several non-profits to help them understand where their members live and to characterize their demographics. There are still opportunities for you to get involved. To learn more send an e-mail.

We also helped Professor Huxhold teach GIS skills to 7th and 8th grade students during the third summer of the Pre Urban Planners Preparing for Urban Problems (PUPS) program.

The members of the GIS Club at UWM enjoy applying their skills for the benefit of the community. The club will consider project requests from campus and non-profit community organizations. Since members' time is limited, we can undertake only a small number of projects.

There's no complicated application process, just send an e-mail with a description of the need and the benefit. We'll get back to you to discuss the project.

Some of the projects that we've done in the past are...

We'd like to talk with you about your project ideas.