Applied Ecology, Inc. is a dedicated, woman- and minority-owned small business with over 100 years of combined specialized experience in numerical and ecosystem modeling, study design, geospatial project management, remote sensing, geotechnical services and statistical analyses for resolving a multitude of environmental problems..


We focus on serving public clients in environmental resource management, ecological studies, water resources, stormwater, and utilities. AEI has the experience and skills to plan and implement large-scale and long-term studies that cross multiple disciplines and integrate spatial and temporal datasets. We provide technical services that include water quality data collection,  environmental assessments, soil analysis, regional sand management, shoreline change analysis,  offshore sand source exploration, as well as watershed and groundwater modeling, 2D and 3D numerical modeling, data and database management, high-level spatial and statistical analyses, web interface design, and software development.

In 2019, Applied Ecology merged with Scientific Environmental Applications (SEA), an environmental and geotechnical services firm with 30 years of project experience in Florida, the Caribbean, and along the US Atlantic and Gulf Coasts. As a Certified Geologist Business, AEI can now provide a full-range of complementary services to federal, municipal, and private companies that include 2-D and 3-D Numerical Modeling and Geotechnical Services.

Most recently, Applied Ecology became part of the Esri Silver Partner Network Program as well as the Melbourne Regional Chamber!



Applied Ecology, Inc. was formed in 2009 to provide a full spectrum of scientific services to inform ecosystem level solutions. We take pride in providing high quality work at great value. After over 13 successful years in business, we have expanded staff and capabilities, but our core focus has remained: providing scientifically sound solutions using innovative technologies for challenging environmental problems. AEI is uniquely positioned to provide highly specialized services typically available in large firms, while maintaining the personal availability and responsiveness of a small firm.


Our clients are municipalities, agencies, and research institutions and our services include environmental assessments, statistical analyses, water quality sampling, watershed and groundwater modeling, remote sensing, geospatial analyses, and tool and application development. AEI is uniquely positioned to provide highly specialized services typically available in large firms, while maintaining the personal availability and responsiveness of a small firm. We are trusted subcontractors to federal clients, including the US Air Force 45th Space Wing and the US Army Corps of Engineers. Selected past and current clients include the following:






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Client Quotes

AEI is an agile powerhouse for analyzing large and complex geospatial data. Their work is thorough, orderly, and precise. They frequently exceed client expectations.

Virginia Barker

Director, Brevard County Natural Resource Management Department

Dr. Listopad and her team at AEI do the cutting-edge research needed to address real-world ecological problems. They do exemplary work, going above and beyond to get the job done and they are able to translate complex science into understandable reports.

Dr. Leesa Souto

Executive Director, Marine Resources Council

We truly appreciated your ability to be flexible during those “final” hours.

Kimbery Roden

Engineering Operations Manager , Martin County