Tag: Mapping

Can Mapping Save Lakes from Perils of Soil Erosion?

By Zachary Nienow, GISP Culvert mapping and culvert asset management have been hot topics at the local, state, and even federal level lately. Runoff from rainfall events can carry nutrients away and transport soil to rivers and lakes. Site-specific and watershed-based factors can impact erosion, leading to sediment loading and other water and aquatic habitat… Read More »

GIS Day is Cause for Celebration, and Here’s Why

By Dick Kleinmann, PLS Geographic information systems, or GIS, are the combination of geographical features and powerful databases. Municipal governments and local utilities rely on this technology to gather, manage, and analyze high-level spatial information. With today being GIS Day, it only seems fitting to discuss some of the ways GIS services meet clients’ everyday… Read More »

WROC Maps Out Next Round of Wisconsin Data Collection

The Wisconsin Regional Orthoimagery Consortium (WROC) has been providing comprehensive geospatial data for local government and partner organizations for more than two decades – delivering critical, customized data with the greatest value for program participants. Operating in five-year cycles, this consortium program has grown exponentially. Ayres has led these grassroots collaborations for mapping consortiums in Wisconsin… Read More »