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


Evaluating Treatment Longevity and Maintenance Needs for Fuel Reduction Projects Implemented in the Wildland Urban Interface of Plumas County, CA

Since 2002, the Plumas County Fire Safe Council has implemented over dozens of Hazardous Fuel Reduction projects, covering nearly 14,000…
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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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Our Team – Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Jarrett Barbuto

Jarrett Barbuto

Geospatial Analyst; FAA Certified UAS Pilot

Travis Freed

Travis Freed

Geospatial & Feasibility Analyst; Field/UAV Assistant

Jarlath ONeil Dunne

Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne

Remote Sensing Analyst

David Saah

David Saah, PhD

Managing Principal, Co-founder

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