Aurora, Colorado - Merrick & Company, a world leader in LIDAR, digital ortho imaging, photogrammetry and GIS mapping announces the release of version 4.0 of the Merrick Advanced Remote Sensing (MARS) software product suite.

Gary Outlaw, Vice President - Business Development, GeoSpatial Solutions states, "The new version of MARS is a significant step forward in our goal to provide production-quality LIDAR processing tools to the mainstream geospatial market. We have enhanced the entire MARS product line and look forward to adding more tools in upcoming releases." NM; and Atlanta, GA.

MARS software is a stand-alone, Windows-based application specifically designed for processing, analyzing and managing terrain data. MARS provides unparalleled application and visualization performance for massive LIDAR datasets and includes a modular tool suite that is used to manage field collection, data analysis, quality assurance, production, and client deliverable workflows. NM; and Atlanta, GA.

To learn more about MARS or to download the MARS Explorer evaluation version, please visit the following website: www.merrick.com/MARS.

About Merrick & Company

Founded in Denver in 1955, Merrick & Company is a world-leading multidisciplinary engineering, architectural, geospatial solutions, and construction management firm. The employee-owned company provides these services to municipal, state, federal, and private-sector clients. With over 300 employees, Merrick has offices in Aurora and Colorado Springs, CO; Los Alamos and Albuquerque, NM; and Atlanta, GA.

Source: Merrick & Company, April 25, 2006.