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Geographic information systems and remote sensing


Geographic information systems and remote sensing

Involves the collection, analysis and representation of spatial data, used to assist other professionals with:

  • Biophysical resource inventories
  • Pre-disturbance assessments
  • Environmental impact mitigation planning
  • Vegetation/soil management and conservation
  • Reclamation planning
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Nutrient management
  • Crop pest spatial analyses and management
  • Socio-economic impact assessments

Agrology professionals in this area may work for:

  • Environmental impact assessments related to linear developments
  • Oil and gas site developments
  • Intensive livestock operations
  • Precision agricultural management
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