A picture is worth a thousand words, but it helps to have a current picture for your planning need. That is why SIG offers a full range of remote sensing and geospatial analysis services that are integrated with updated imagery generated from our unmanned aircraft system (UAS).

Our FAA Certified Team Has Completed Over 400 Missions

  • Feature location and extraction (roads, trees, buildings, powerlines, and streams)
  • Natural resources and agriculture field mapping and monitoring
  • Tree mortality mapping
  • Humanitarian needs, including flood hazard and impact
  • Assessment and on-demand natural disaster Imagery and assessments
  • Cost-effective performance monitoring of forest and wetland restoration projects
  • Invasive species mapping and monitoring
  • Construction site compliance monitoring for Best Management Practice (BMP) for runoff, vegetation retention, and management of fill storage
  • Volumetric calculations of construction fill and Excavation

Recent Projects – Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Alpine County Wildfire Hazards Mitigation Plan

Fuels reduction projects to reduce the risk of wildland fire are a high priority in Alpine County and several have…
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Lake Tahoe Aquatic Plant Monitoring Program

Lake Tahoe Aquatic Plant Monitoring Program

Aquatic Plant Monitoring and Evaluation Plan and 2018 Lake Tahoe Nearshore Aquatic Plant Status Report SIG teamed up with Marine…
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Waterfowl Habitat Condition Assessment

Using High-resolution Drone Imagery to Prepare TRPA Required Land Capability Site Assessments for Tahoe Key Property Owners Association

The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) limits the amount of impervious surface allowed on individual properties as a best management…
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A Review of Stream Environment Zone Definitions, Field Delineation Criteria and Indicators, Classification Systems, and Mapping

Collaborative Recommendations for Stream Environment Zone Program Updates. (Tahoe SEZ PC093) The Stream Environment Zone (SEZ) is a land designation…
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Our Team – Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Jarlath O’Neil-Dunne

Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne is a Research Scientist with Spatial Informatics Group and is a faculty member at the University of Vermont…
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Jarrett Barbuto

Jarrett Barbuto is a geospatial analyst and research scientist at SIG’s Mountain Lab office at South Lake Tahoe, CA. He…
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Shane Romsos

Shane leads the Tahoe-Sierra Team at SIG. Shane is a Wildlife Biologist with more than 25 years of professional natural…
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Travis Freed

Travis is a forest ecologist with an emphasis on GIS, remote sensing and data collection/study design. Travis received his MS…
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