Applied Ecology, Inc. specializes in complex data and database management, custom programming, statistical analyses, GIS, and remote sensing for natural resource management and conservation.


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Our Services

Applied Ecology, Inc. is focused on providing high-quality cross-discipline services. Many clients need help from scope development to graphical presentation, and we are able to anticipate and quickly respond to their needs. We combine our database and remote sensing services to provide a complete geospatial solution for your needs.


Check below for our core services and their descriptions:

Geospatial Services:

We offer highly reliable GIS mapping, remote sensing and data processing services
Backed by excellent domain knowledge, technology expertise, skilled project management, we offer a range of services that enable our clients to use GIS effectively for diverse applications

  • Parcel Mapping
  • Utility Inventory & Mapping
  • Impervious Area or Building Area Determination
  • Geodatabase Design
  • Asset Management
  • GIS Data Conversion
  • GIS Data Digitization
  • Data Migration
  • Data Conflation
  • Complex Spatial Analysis
  • Ecological Study Design and Planning
  • Data Visualization
  • GIS and Statistical Analysis Training
  • QA/QC of data layers, metadata and reports

Remote Sensing:

  • Aerial Photointerpretation
  • Change Detection
  • Supervised and unsupervised classification
  • Image Georeferencing & Rectification
  • Land use / Land cover mapping
  • 2D & 3D terrain modeling and canopy analysis
  • Hierarchical feature extractions
  • Airborne and Portable LiDAR applications.

Statistical Analysis:

  • Univariate, parametric or non-parametric statistics
  • Multivariate statistics, including PCA, CCA, NMS, MANOVA, ANCOVA, Tree, TWINSPAN, and many others
  • Temporal statistics, temporal autocorrelation, spatio-temporal regression
  • Geostatistics, including interpolation, spatial autocorrelation, spatial regression, hotspot analyses.

Data and Database Management:

We can develop geodatabases, Microsoft Access or Microsoft Excel databases. These databases can be designed to provide data entry forms and data validation to provide your organization a high level of accuracy in your workflow

  • Development of Single and Multiuser Spatial and Non-spatial databases
  • Custom Forms and Reports
  • Data Collection Databases
  • Portable Collection Device Database Development

Software Tool Development:

  • ArcGIS Model Builder Custom Development
  • Custom ArcGIS Tools
  • Data Efficiency Toolsets
  • Python Scripting
  • Visual Basic
  • Java
  • C, C#


  • GIS Custom Mapping and Analyses
  • Database Management Training
  • Statistical Analyses Manual Development and Custom Training
  • Portable Collection Device Training

We take pride in being a highly responsive business that delivers quality products on-time!

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AEI can design a geodatabase, custom GIS tools and custom data entry forms for portable colllection devices such as a Trimble Nomad. Click the link to see a project example.
We can design a geodatabase for your stormwater utility assets, import existing data for you, or even digitize paper inventory data. Click the link to see a project example.