Technology Case Studies

Our case studies represent a wide range of industries using NV5 Geospatial solutions and products to solve critical challenges.


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Improving Japanese Weather Forecasting With IDL

11/9/2021

Japan has a dynamic landscape and corresponding weather patterns. While it does have four seasons, its... more »

Enterprise Analysis and Management System to Monitor Water Quality

10/26/2021

Overview The Xiamen Municipal Bureau of Ecological Environment (XMBEE), China, is responsible for... more »

Using ENVI SARscape and Sentinel-1 Data to Measure Ground Displacement from the Cumbre Vieja Volcanic Eruption

9/30/2021

The Cumbre Vieja volcano erupted on the Spanish Canary Island of La Palma on September 19, 2021. The... more »

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Oilfield Ground Displacement Monitoring Using SAR Data

Oilfield Ground Displacement Monitoring Using SAR Data

2/23/2023

Activities to extract oil and gas, as well as those from underground mining, are a cause of ground displacement. These activities often include the extraction of ground water or the injection of geothermal fluids, which can lead to gradual land subsidence (a slow sinking of the ground), putting the stability of buildings, infrastructures,... Read More >

ENVI Insight in Action: Monitoring Tailings Dams

ENVI Insight in Action: Monitoring Tailings Dams

1/26/2023

Problem: Mining for minerals creates large quantities of hazardous waste, called tailings. These are stored in tailings ponds that are retained through the construction of a dam near the mine site. On a number of occasions, tailings dams have suffered high profile failures, leading to loss of life and causing large scale environmental... Read More >

US Forest Service Uses Jagwire for Better Active Fire Management

US Forest Service Uses Jagwire for Better Active Fire Management

8/12/2022

Problem: Over the last several decades, wildland fire management has drastically changed with longer fire seasons, unprecedented fire behavior and larger fires that burn more acres each year. In the western United States in particular, wildfires have become an all-too-common occurrence that destroy personal property and wildlife habitat... Read More >

Mapping Crop Residue with Remote Sensing Data

Mapping Crop Residue with Remote Sensing Data

5/2/2022

Problem Over the last 150 years it is estimated that more than half the Earth’s topsoil has been lost due in part to soil erosion. Soil erosion leads to infertile land as well as increased pollution and sedimentation in waterways. Degraded soil is less able to hold onto water which increases the risk of flooding and... Read More >

Monitoring Landslide Activity in Taiwan With ENVI and ENVI SARscape

Monitoring Landslide Activity in Taiwan With ENVI and ENVI SARscape

3/14/2022

Overview The island of Taiwan is located at the boundary of two tectonic plates, and it is also surrounded by water with different temperatures. Along with frequent earthquakes, Taiwan is subject to weather changes that are sudden and extreme, including numerous typhoons. The massive rainfall from these weather events often leads to... Read More >

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