Mapping from Earth, Sky, and Space


Mapping the Scene vs. Modeling the Object: Site and Transportation Information Modeling (SIM & TIM) for Design and Construction

A note from Continental Mapping President, Dave Hart, CP

If you look at the stack of professional mapping, survey, and GIS publications on your desk, you will rarely find an issue that doesn't highlight a new and different application of lidar. With dozens of sensor configurations and applications, lidar has deservedly become the hottest technology in the survey and mapping profession.

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Using Terrestrial Lidar to Model Wisconsin's Bridges

Providing SIM for the Wisconsin DOT

Continental Mapping recently completed a 3D modeling project for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) using terrestrial lidar. In addition to mapping services, Continental Mapping staff worked with WisDOT to develop standards and applications for this new technology and aid in site information modeling (SIM) and other applications.

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Continental Mapping Now Offering Helicopter Imagery and Lidar Acquisition

Continental Mapping is pleased to announce the addition of low-flying helicopter lidar acquisition as a new solution line.

Using a Trimble Harrier Lidar system, Continental Mapping provides a one stop shop
for geospatial services to clients who require low altitude, high accuracy infrastructure
mapping. In conjuntion with METRO Geospatial, Continental Mapping can now offer
an unparalleled depth of knowledge and expertise to the aerial survey market, as well
as to other markets requiring high accuracy mapping solutions.

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Continental Mapping Provides Survey and Mapping Services for Remediation of EPA Superfund Site

Continental Mapping Works with New Client Micah Group to Aid in Environmental Analysis

(Sun Prairie, WI)—August 20th, 2012—Continental Mapping is providing land survey and aerial mapping services at abandoned mine sites in Treece, Kansas in support of Micah Group’s work with the Environmental Protection Agency.

Continental Mapping was recently called on by Micah Group Energy & Environmental of Lexington, Kentucky to assist them in their remediation work in and around Treece, Kansas, as part of the EPA’s program to clean up mine waste
in the area.

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Indiana Department of Transportation Chooses Continental Mapping

Continental Mapping Consultants awarded On-Call Aerial Mapping Contract with Indiana Department of Transportation

(Indianapolis, IN)—August 6th, 2012—Continental Mapping Consultants was recently awarded a two-year contract with the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) for on-call aerial mapping services. The master contract covers acquisition of digital imagery and lidar as well as mapping of project sites on an as needed basis.

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