What We Do
Our Remote Sensing team is passionate about working collaboratively and creatively with you to solve complex remote sensing challenges in the most efficient and cost-effective way. We work with you to define your project requirements (scope, resolution, timelines and budget), then design a program that meets your specific needs.
We understand the investment and time forest
inventory projects take to complete. They are
difficult to get audited and approved, and there
are a limited number of qualified experts with the
right skill sets, affinity and experience to
successfully undertake these projects.
We are acknowledged as an industry leader in forest inventory, from design through to implementation, delivery, and getting provincial regulatory approval.
Our multidisciplinary team of specialists includes some of the most experienced Photo Interpreters, Image Analysts, Project Managers, Forest Analysts, Forest Technicians and GIS Specialists in Canada.
We have the experience and capacity to complete large multi-million hectare vegetation inventory projects to smaller cut, block update or reforestation assessment projects, both on-time and on-budget.
If you require a complete turnkey solution for your inventory needs, including managing the imagery or LiDAR acquisition, data model design, image analysis or photo interpretation completion, final assembly of deliverables, and working with the provincial regulator until audit approval is received, we can help.
Remote Sensing Services
Our team are highly skilled and experienced at completing large scale inventory projects on time and on budget:
- Alberta Vegetation Inventory (AVI)
- Wetland inventories
- Ecosite classification
- Saskatchewan Forest Vegetation Inventory (SFVI)
- British Columbia Vegetation Resources Inventory (VRI)
- Primary Land and Vegetation Inventory (PLVI)
- Grassland Vegetation Inventory (GVI)
We keep your inventory up to date with timely and accurate annual anthropogenic updates and effective assessment work reducing the need for expensive boots on the ground activities:
- Annual cutblock updates
- Anthropogenic and linear disturbance updates
- Reforestation Standard of Alberta (RSA) - establishment and performance assessments
- Aerial vegetation assessments
We have heavily invested in operational research to advance the science and application of automated classification techniques and advanced analytics of multispectral imagery and LiDAR:
- Comprehensive Automated Land Inventory (CALI) using semi-automated classification of high-resolution, multispectral aerial imagery
- LiDAR area-based inventory
- Automated feature extraction
- Delineation and classification of industrial footprint
- Change detection
Why Choose Our Remote Sensing Team
Stringent Quality Control Procedures
We are known throughout the industry for the quality of our inventory products and our effectiveness at receiving regulatory approvals
Industry Leader in Forest Inventory
We have one of the largest remote sensing teams and longest histories providing high-quality inventory services in Canada
Government Policy Requirements
We are experts in environmental regulation and have developed a collaborative approach to engaging regulators during the planning process
Innovative and Cost-Effective Solutions
We are driven to find innovative ways to complete your project for less money