Our multi-platform approach gives you the benefit of a single, trusted source for integrated mapping services.

SAM's geospatial services division is experienced in a wide variety of mapping disciplines united by one goal―your success.  With in-house photogrammetry, airborne LiDAR, mobile LiDAR, Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), GIS and vegetation management solutions, we work with you to determine the best technology to meet your project needs and schedules.

Our extensive network, processing and people-power offer a scalability of resources to ensure quality and timely delivery of your airborne surveying products. Systems and software are upgraded regularly so clients benefit from the efficiency and accuracy of the latest enhancements. State-of-the-art workstations are used to develop detailed aerial surveys, digital aerotriangulation, digital elevation modeling (DEM) for the production of digital orthophotography, digital terrain modeling (DTM), and digital planimetric and topographic mapping services.

Our fully digital mapping department is led by a team of ASPRS-certified photogrammetrists supported by an experienced staff of technicians outfitted with the latest industry hardware and software technology.

Airborne LiDAR
LiDAR mapping services include aerial data acquisition from helicopter, fixed-wing aircraft, UAS, and land-based acquisition from fixed and mobile platforms. With extensive processing hardware and software, we deliver in a wide variety of CAD formats.

We provide complete turnkey solutions for project planning, management, and implementation services. Local, state and federal governmental agencies and private entities depend on SAM to provide high quality, accurate information required for planning purposes, including parcel mapping, utility mapping and database management.

Vegetation Management
In addition, our vegetation management services deliver LiDAR acquisition and detailed imagery in a vegetation management software package providing highly accurate data and precise locations of vegetation conditions.

All digital products can be delivered in specified CAD or Geographic Information System (GIS) formats, including PLS-CADD, AutoCAD, MicroStation, BlueSky AlignDB, ArcGIS, Flip7, Terrascan and Terramodeler to meet project requirements.

“Your team did an outstanding job under challenging circumstances.  They were very responsive and on top of issues and made my life much easier.  Great job!”

Project Engineer, National Engineering Firm