Geographic Information Services (GIS)

Natural Investigations Company (NIC) offers a full range of GIS and remote sensing services that are tailored to the needs of client. NIC has a wealth of experience in geospatial data creation, integration, analysis, and maintenance. NIC provides data management and collection, GIS analysis, and database creation and maintenance using industry-standard software packages. NIC staff use ESRI's ArcGIS 10.x software, as well as AutoCAD and GPS (Trimble hardware/ArcPad and TerraSync software). In the field, we use Trimble GPS receivers with sub-meter accuracy.

Data Services

  • Digitizing data from various sources (hardcopy, pdf, CAD)
  • Investigating and converting out-of-print and historical maps as geographic data
  • Converting non-spatial data into geospatial GIS data
  • Incorporating GIS software with engineering software such as CAD
  • Geo-referencing aerial photography


  • Creating graphics and maps for: reports; publications; meetings, training sessions
  • Using non-GIS software to create functional graphics and maps: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Powerpoint

Database Creation and Management

  • Creating databases for record-keeping
  • Merging hardcopy inventory with digital copy for ease of organization


Example Projects

to be added.


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