Video: Field Data Reporting Goes Mobile & Real-Time

  When archeologists discover a new cultural resources artifact at a construction site, the discovery often doesn’t cause a problem.  “Problems usually crop up post-discovery as a result of slow or incomplete communication to stakeholders about the discovery,” said Micah Hale, RPA, who leads Dudek’s cultural resources practice.  (Watch video) “There are stringent cultural resource…

Mobile Technology Improves Biology Field Surveys

  Dudek biologists are often involved in large-scale biology surveys for renewable energy, transportation, and development projects.  Surveys like these can often involve tracking dozens of species and recording multiple attributes for each species.  Dudek biologist Kam Muri describes how mobile technology has made biology field surveys more efficient and accurate. Check out the video…

Interactive GIS System Improves Urban Forest Management

  Dudek’s GIS-based Tree Resource Information Management (TRIM) is a web-based interactive mapping  tool and database with a simple-to-use interface to view, query, track and manage urban forest assets more efficiently and accurately. TRIM is a one-stop information source for managing urban forests ranging in size from a few hundred trees to tens of thousands…

Environmental Permitting For A Complex Downtown Plan

  When the City of San Marcos received environmental permits to move forward with its 214-acre downtown specific plan built around San Marcos Creek, it culminated 12 years of complex environmental planning and permitting to effectively integrate  water quality and native habitat preservation with the development.   Dudek served as the City’s lead environmental consultant.  …

iPad App Improves Biology Surveys

Dudek biologists now use iPhone and iPad mobile apps to collect and analyze biological survey information more efficiently. Dudek customizes each app to the specific project and survey needs, which have included bird utilization surveys, avian point counts, vernal pool surveys, vegetation monitoring and others. The forms are dynamic and feature logic-based input to prompt…

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