First Nations Traditional Knowledge Mapping Project, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
June 2009 - Present
The objective of this multi-year project is to assemble and record traditional indigenous knowledge and relate the various types of disparate data and information geographically. A secondary objective is to record, quantify and qualify natural and man-made changes over time in selective sensitive areas. SESC helped assess project needs, identified suitable satellite imagery for different components of the project (e.g., Landsat, SPOT, IKONOS and QuickBird), ordered archived and newly-acquired imagery (as well as required ancillary survey, elevation and other GIS data), and processed satellite imagery according to project requirements. Image processing included pan-sharpening, orthorectification, edge-matching, color balancing and mosaicking, and registration of multi-date imagery. Subsequent deliverables will include feature layers extracted from imagery via object-oriented and multispectral remote sensing image processing techniques.First Nations Traditional Knowledge Mapping Project, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. ,
Quality Assurance / Quality Control of E911 Imagery, City and County of Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii.
current project - ongoing
QA/QC of Pictometry orthoimagery, oblique imagery and associated digital elevation data for sample areas covering the Island of O’ahu. SESC worked with the client to clearly define the data evaluation criteria, then performed the quantitative assessment of orthoimagery according to ASPRS standards and protocols. SESC also performed qualitative assessment of oblique imagery and digital elevation datasets. Image QA/QC factors for the various evaluation criteria were recorded on worksheets, compiled and summarized in QA/QC reports.Quality Assurance / Quality Control of E911 Imagery, City and County of Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii.,
Planning, mapping, surveying, and engineering services on Guam, Saipan, Tinian, and CNMI, NAVFA Marianas.
Working with SESC’s mentor, HIES, supported the US Navy, Marianas, in coordination with US Navy and Marine Corp installations throughout Okinawa and Hawaii for their planning requirements for Pacific Rim BRAC (Base Realignment and Closure). The project comprised of acquiring and producing orthographic imagery suitable for 1”=100’ scale (6-inch pixel resolution) mapping of the installations for use in Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) and to create information suitable for BRAC planning. Under the directive of NAVFAC, the primary tasks under this contract are the collection of data through remote sensing techniques (e.g. airborne digital imagery, satellite imagery, LiDAR) and subsequent production of orthoimagery utilizing rigorous photogrammetric processing techniques, creation of vector data through heads up and stereographic feature extraction, research of records and field data collection (e.g. use of conventional surveying techniques, Global Positioning Systems), update and maintenance of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) data according to SDSFIE and ATFP (Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection) definitions and protocols, research and population of metadata, training of personnel, documentation of GIS data as well as preparation of user guides and manuals on using the GIS software deliverables, and incorporation of digital aerial and satellite images/aerial mapping into the GIS.Planning, mapping, surveying, and engineering services on Guam, Saipan, Tinian, and CNMI, NAVFAC Marianas. ,