Applied EarthWorks offers a variety of Geographic Information System (GIS) services that include spatial data collection; GIS database development, mapping, analysis, and spatial modeling. We utilize the latest GIS and GPS technology and techniques to streamline work flow and efficiently produce accurate cartographic products to support our cultural investigations. GIS is used as a project management tool from field data collection to final products. Our experienced GIS staff provides efficient, accurate, and timely GIS products and services to meet clients' needs. We can also provide GIS training for clients from basic to more advanced ArcGIS software utilization.


  • GIS mapping, analysis, and spatial modeling
  • Data management and integration
  • Processing data with both vector and raster data models
  • GIS database development
  • GPS field data collection and post processing

Areas of GIS Experience

  • Project Management
  • Cultural Resource Management
  • Paleontological Resource Management
  • Photogrammetry
  • Three-Dimensional (3D) Mapping
  • Virtual Tour/ Virtual Reality


  • Feasibility Studies
  • Alternative Analyses
  • Geoarchaeology
  • Viewshed Development and Modeling
  • Area of Potential Effects Mapping
  • 3D Models/ 3D Mapping
  • Google Earth 2D/ 3D Maps and Visualization


  • ESRI ArcGIS version10.x
  • 3D Analyst Extension
  • Trimble GeoExplorer Geo 7x (<30cm accuracy)
  • Trimble GPS Pathfinder Office 5.x
  • Trimble Terrasync
  • ArcPad Moblie (ESRI)
  • Surfer 3D software package
  • Trimble Sketchup
  • Photoscan 1.x
  • QGIS