CEMML is highly capable in spatial analysis, including geographic information systems (GIS). We can provide development and management of databases, modeling, analysis, web application design, and digital and print cartographic products.
GIS and Spatial IT Services
Web Application Development
- Design and development of customized, web-based interactive map applications and viewers, including mobile applications for mission and program support.
- Design and development of web applications for Esri’s ArcGIS Online platform or customized deployment.
Spatial Analysis & Modeling
Creation of GIS model and map products using remotely sensed data, digital orthophotos, satellite imagery, and aerial photography.
- Use of spectral imagery and LiDAR to develop land cover, wetland delineation, and vegetation communities; model soil erosion, fire risk and behavior, biodiversity studies, floodplain analysis, climate change effects; analyze cultural/archaeological sites.
- Specific expertise in surface danger mapping and adept at operating specific U.S. Army systems in relationship to Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM) efforts.
Cartographic Product Creation
- Depiction of land conditions and installation restrictions to assist with mission and installation planning and decision-making.
- Products include, but are not limited to, military installation maps, National Environmental Policy Act maps, installation atlases and map books, biological assessment maps, Integrated Natural Resources Management Plan maps, and media-linked PDF maps.
- Development of U.S. National Vegetation Classification (NVC) maps at the alliance level, 100 and 500 year flood maps, wetland delineation, land cover, and other resource mapping are a few specialized capabilities.
Data Development & Standardization
- Development and management of complex databases.
- GPS and field data collection, geocoding, and on-screen digitization.
- Building of Esri ArcGIS ArcObjects/.NET compiled and Python-based script applications and tools.
- Expertise in complying with Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment (SDSFIE).
Latest CEMML Stories
CEMML Early-career Development Program Offers Experience in Managing Military Lands
The CEMML Early-career Development Program gives college students and recent graduates opportunities to work at military installations on natural and cultural resource projects. As seasonal technicians, participants learn new skills, receive mentorship, make career-aiding connections, all while getting paid doing it.
A Life-long Love of Plants: CEMML Botanist Retires After Three Decades at CSU
Nancy Hastings’ love for plants and spending time in the outdoors led her to Colorado State University in 1989 to pursue a graduate degree in Range Science. After graduating, she would spend the next 34 years as a botanist with the university’s Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML), helping military installations across the U.S. and overseas manage their natural resources.
CEMML Assists with First Prescribed Burn of 2023 at Fort McCoy
A team of CEMML wildland fire fighters recently assisted U.S. Army installation Fort McCoy with it first prescribed burn of 2023. Prescribed burns are crucial for improving wildlife habitat, controlling invasive plant species, restoring and maintaining native plant communities, and reducing wildfire potential.