Woolpert Bolsters Remote Sensing Capabilities
October 13, 2009
Woolpert announced today that the firm has tapped Aaron Lawrence, GISP, to manage the firm's new remote sensing group. As a recognized leader in traditional photogrammetric technology and services for more than 40 years, Woolpert is expanding its use of technology and resources to also offer advanced remote sensing services
DAYTON, Ohio (October 12, 2009) Woolpert announced today that the firm has tapped Aaron Lawrence, GISP, to manage the firm's new remote sensing group. As a recognized leader in traditional photogrammetric technology and services for more than 40 years, Woolpert is expanding its use of technology and resources to also offer advanced remote sensing services.
Lawrence joined Woolpert in 2003 and has developed several procedures and processes for automatic feature extraction using a variety of spaceborne and airborne sensor products. His experience includes analyzing various types of sensor data including hyper and multi-spectral imagery and LiDAR and he is also skilled in GIS and data management. Lawrence will be building this new group to focus on leveraging layered, remote sensing data from a wide variety of sources to provide new forms of information to the firm’s clients.
“We are expanding our resources to meet clients’ needs as they begin to realize the multitude of data that can be analyzed from a traditional dataset,” said Jeff Lovin, CP, Woolpert vice president and director of photogrammetry and remote sensing. "Leveraging our various sensors to extract additional data, Woolpert can partner with our clients to respond to growing concerns and issues related to climate change, scarcity of water resources and the nation's carbon footprint."
Woolpert, ranked by Engineering News-Record as a top national design firm, provides professional engineering, architecture, planning, enterprise information management, water management, surveying, and photogrammetry and remote sensing services to clients in the public and private sectors. Founded in 1911, Woolpert’s innovative design approach and commitment to the creative application of technology have grown the firm into a leader in the consulting industry. With nearly 700 professionals in 22 offices located throughout the U.S., Woolpert’s collaborative and multidisciplinary approach is driven by great people, great clients and great projects. www.woolpert.com.