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The River Institute has been utilizing Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) for research and monitoring since 2017. Our team of licensed RPAS pilots and GIS technicians work side by side with clients to carefully tailor projects to meet their specific needs, whether they involve capturing scenic footage, collecting large amounts of remote-sensing data, or translating data into meaningful information. Specializing in ESRI ArcGIS software, our expert GIS consultants can collect unique geospatial data from satellites or our state-of-the-art RPAS, providing data conversion, mapping, and geospatial analyses. Our cutting-edge surveying and mapping solutions enable us to capture, manage, and analyze high-precision geospatial data. 


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Services include
but are not limited to:

  • Infrastructure Assessment
  • Volumetric Calculations
  • Digital Elevation Mapping
  • Floodwater Simulations
  • Orthoimagery
  • Thermal and multispectral (NDVI) applications
  • 3D Modelling
  • Elevation modeling
  • High precision GNSS surveys
  • Topography
  • Data analysis
  • Mapping
  • Photography
  • Videography

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