The primary purpose of a Geographic Information System is to collect, manage, analyze, and disseminate accurate spatial information. Burnside offers clients a variety of data collection techniques, customized maps, on-line services, custom designed software and personalized training. We have extensive experience in the management of data in all types of industry formats and from many sources and agencies.
Burnside employs a wide range of Airborne and Space borne platforms including Global Positioning Satellites (GPS) constellation, Ikonos, Quick Bird Landsat, Radarsat, Hyperspectral Sensors, traditional Aerial Photography, terrestrial surveying and borehole geophysics. The creation and provision of specialized databases to support environmental projects such as groundwater protection studies, hydrological and floodplain analysis and solid waste management is a staple of our expertise.
Burnside is a business partner of ESRI – the world's largest GIS software company. We have developed software solutions that help Municipalities comply with regulations; manage assets, land use, winter road conditions, sidewalks and trails, municipal notices relating to zoning by-laws, variances, etc.; and, monitor fieldwork and tracking maintenance. Employing industry-leading geomatics professionals, we follow an innovative process that enables ongoing research and development into solutions and best practices.