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03

Oct
2017

In Cartography
News

By gis_admin

New project and hires

On 03, Oct 2017 | In Cartography, News | By gis_admin

We’ve just been awarded a contract with Jefferson County, Wisconsin, to map structures in new FEMA floodplain maps.

Floodplain structure mapping

Example of building footprint delineation

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26

Aug
2017

In News
UAV/drone

By gis_admin

sUAS at Fort Atkinson Farmers Market

On 26, Aug 2017 | In News, UAV/drone | By gis_admin

On Saturday, we participated in the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) event at the Fort Atkinson Farmers Market. Great chance to show kids and families (and even grandmas!) how we’re both teaching and researching drones for mapping at the GIS Center.

sUAS demonstration at Fort Atkinson Farmers Market

Seeing how the drone tries to level itself

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12

Aug
2017

In Field mapping
News
UAV/drone

By gis_admin

Drone presentation at Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium

On 12, Aug 2017 | In Field mapping, News, UAV/drone | By gis_admin

As part of our Research Infrastructure Grant, we presented the results of our biomass mapping from the 2016 and 2017 seasons at the Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium 2017 Conference. Thanks to Jeff Smyczek for all his help on this project!

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16

Mar
2017

In News
Water quality

By gis_admin

Fox River Summit

On 16, Mar 2017 | In News, Water quality | By gis_admin

Thanks to Thomas Slawski for the opportunity to present our water array project at the 2017 Fox River Summit. We made connections with several area groups and identified potential sites for semi-permanent installations of our device.

03

Mar
2017

In News
Water quality

By gis_admin

Water array presentation (video)

On 03, Mar 2017 | In News, Water quality | By gis_admin

Thanks to the Fairhaven Lecture Series, we were able to share some of the work we’re going with the water quality array.

Here’s the video:
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19

Sep
2016

In News
Water quality

By Eric Compas

New video about our “Testing the Waters” project

On 19, Sep 2016 | In News, Water quality | By Eric Compas

Jeffrey Pohorski, one of the video producers in Media & Marketing at UW-Whitewater, did a great job telling the story of our adventure down the Rock River this May:

Link to full YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBet7Do_KdI
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13

Sep
2016

In News
UAV/drone

By Eric Compas

Commercial remote pilots license

On 13, Sep 2016 | In News, UAV/drone | By Eric Compas

Under the new FAA Part 107 rules, Dr. Compas is taking the test to obtain a commercial “remote pilot airman certificate.” This will allow us to conduct University research flights under the Part 107 rules.

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13

Sep
2016

In News

By Eric Compas

Rebuilding website

On 13, Sep 2016 | In News | By Eric Compas

Sorry for the mess! Please be patient as we rebuild our website. It was about time to do some cleanup around here.