For over 20 years, the GCS team has delivered geospatial solutions for a diverse array of public and private organizations – from start-ups to multinational corporations – helping our clients make location information actionable, meaningful and valuable.
Established in 2020 to pursue emerging business developments, Ave Organics serves the business-minded grower by supplying sustainable, consistent and available plant nutrition for certified organic crops, as well as manage the sale and distribution of manure-based crop nutrients. Ave Organics contracted GCS to develop the Nutrient Needs Calculator. The calculator consists of two sliders, Crop … Continue reading Ave Organics Nutrient Needs Calculator
Serving the Bitterroot, Blackfoot, upper Clark Fork, lower Clark Fork, and the Mission-Jocko valleys, Five Valleys Land Trust (FVLT) make it their mission to protect western Montana’s natural legacy – it’s river corridors, wildlife habitat, agricultural lands, and community open spaces – for future generations. FVLT contracted GCS in the Spring of 2022 to update … Continue reading Montana Nonprofit Five Valleys Land Trust Fosters Equitable Access and Population Initiatives
Project Overview Back in 2020, the Mississippi State Rating Bureau (MSRB) engaged with GCS to create a Protection Class Calculator (PCC) web service solution. Then, at the beginning of 2022, the MSRB reengaged with GCS to support the MSRB GIS staff with authoritative PCC GIS dataset processes for storage, editing, field collection, application analysis, and … Continue reading Mississippi State Rating Bureau Ensures Hydrant Reliability In Their Community With an Esri ArcGIS Fire Hydrant Inspection Solution
Project Overview Use Cases and Goals NorthWest Natural Water, through their subsidiary Sunriver Utilities, sought GCS’ assistance with a “lift and shift” ArcGIS cloud migration to Microsoft Azure. At the time of initial contact, Sunriver Utilities had one on-premise GIS server that hosted all their ArcGIS Enterprise components, one GIS staff member in charge of … Continue reading NorthWest Natural Water moves ArcGIS to Microsoft Azure Cloud
Project Overview Use Cases and Goals Montana DNRC required a solution that would provide detailed stream flow data and information to the publicly accessible website developed by the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology. The application is needed to enable the collection, analysis, and presentation of accurate, high-quality, real-time streamflow data in Montana’s rivers, streams, … Continue reading StAGE – Stream and Gage Explorer for Montana DNRC
NetSuite Fixed Asset Management (FAM) with Geographic Information System (GIS) for real-time updates by field crews for managers and executives. GCS built and deployed smartphone apps connecting NetSuite Fixed Asset Management (FAM) with Geographic Information System (GIS) while using BarCode scanning to eliminate errors and optimize fixed asset tracking. The SmartPhone apps connect field crews … Continue reading NetSuite Fixed Asset Management (FAM) Smartphone BarCode Scanning Solution
Montana DNRC uses Survey123 for ArcGIS. Survey123 for ArcGIS is a simple and intuitive form-centric field data gathering solution that makes creating, sharing, and analyzing surveys possible in three simple steps: ask questions, get answers, and make better decisions. GCS assisted the Montana DNRC with a custom implementation of Survey123 for ArcGIS. “FMPro” uses smart … Continue reading Planning and Budgeting Solution for Forest Management Projects – Montana DNRC
GCS integrated OmniTRAX’s Oracle NetSuite with Esri ArcGIS to expose IoT data in a web dashboard. The solution uses ArcGIS GeoEvent Server for IoT management.
GCS integrated Colorado State Land Board’s Oracle NetSuite with Esri ArcGIS to expose leases, etc. GCS is a Geospatial Information Technology Services Company
Using Esri ArcGIS and Microsoft, WSRB has worked with GCS, for over 10 years to provide geospatial services for insurance risk analytics and GIS visualization.
Using Esri ArcGIS and Microsoft technology, FireMLS hired GCS to build their award winning Multiple Listing Service offering for real estate in Montana.
Using Esri ArcGIS and Microsoft, ISRB has worked with GCS to provide geospatial services for insurance risk analytics for fire, flood, etc. and visualization.
Using ArcGIS and Microsoft, the USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station contracted GCS to support and enhance WindNinja, a geospatial wind model for wildfires.
GCS working with TerraEchos to combined US Navy fiber optic sensor system with advanced geospatial situational awareness capabilities to provide Adelos.
Whacking Fatties creates fishing reports and forecasts for over 10k lakes and rivers across North America and the United Kingdom. GCS used MapBox and AWS.
GCS worked with Montana DNRC to create a NextGen Cruising application based on ArcGIS Enterprise concepts and architecture. NextGen Cruising app is a web-application-based “cruise design and reporting” interface. Plot allocation, data validation, and compilation are done via Python Geoprocessing modules published as a service. The “system” uses either an ArcGIS Portal to manage hosted … Continue reading Forestry Timber Cruising App – MT DNRC
Using ArcGIS, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services (AWS), GCS, Missoula, Montana, built Agren’s line of enterprise precision agriculture conservation tools.
GCS assisted Plum Creek for over ten years on several enterprise application initiatives related to land records, timber, and recreation lease management.
To expose cadastral and property information GIS data, GCS built the government apps with Esri ArcGIS and Microsoft technologies. GCS, Missoula, Montana.
Using Esri ArcGIS, GCS built an award winning property information system for Flathead County, Montana and provided GIS services support for many years.
GCS built an Enterprise GIS and satellite imagery analysis system using Esri ArcGIS, ERDAS IMAGINE and Textron Systems for the IAEA Department of Safeguards.
Using Esri ArcGIS, IBM, and Microsoft technologies, GCS delivered the concept of IDEAS: Intelligent Data Exploitation and Analytics System.
GCS was contracted by the Montana Department of Transportation to assist with upgrading three software applications. Construction Survey Startup System and the Project Directory Creation System GCS provided the following services: Analysis, design, programming, testing, implementation, and documentation for the Construction Survey Startup System and the Project Directory Creation System. Worked directly with MDT Project … Continue reading Montana Department of Transportation
GCS built several property info parcel apps for the Apple and Android smartphone marketplaces. GCS is a Geospatial Information Technology Services Company.
Boulder County selected GCS from a large pool of qualified applicants from across the country to upgrade their property info system to a modern Enterprise GIS.
MPG Ranch hired GCS to create a method of collecting field data on native iOS, uploading it to Esri ArcGIS, and running analysis and reports on the database.
GCS was contracted by the Office of Economic Development, to create a website for the Energy Promotion and Development Division of the Department of Commerce.
Using Esri ArcGIS, the Legal Atlas system combines cloud-based data management and GIS navigation and informational display. GCS is a GIS Services Company.
The Town of Brookline, MA contracted GCS to build a mobile app to help find the closest public transportation, parks and public schools, library, parking lots and parking meters in town.
GCS used the ArcGIS Runtime SDK for iOS to build a native mobile GIS app.
GCS is one of the first companies in the world to tackle this problem by harnessing the power of IBM’s InfoSphere Streams to quickly analyze data streams.
The Wildfire Defense Systems project consolidated information from several insurance companies into an Esri ArcGIS geodatabase feature class designed by GCS.
GCS developed the Montana Control Point Database (MCPD) application for the Montana Geodetic Control Working Group. The goals of the application are to provide Montana’s land surveyors with a means to store and manage their geodetic and mapping points that are not part of the National Geodetic Survey’s (NGS) database and to provide the public … Continue reading Montana Control Point Database
Long-standing customer, Missoula County, received the Esri Special Achievement Award for their Property Information System, GCS upgraded to latest Esri tech.
The Lethbridge economic development business mapping tool employs the latest in Esri ArcGIS Server technologies to give users a familiar look and feel.
The Wildfire dashboard utilized a performance computing cloud node for fast modeling and Esri ArcGIS Server and Microsoft for analytic visualizations.
GCS developed a suite of tools for the ESRI ArcGIS® product family that leveraged the power of digital watermarking for geospatial imagery. The toolset called GeoMarc embedded an invisible mark into the pixels of raster datasets. Imperceptible to the human eye, GeoMarc was embedded throughout the image and would survive most image processing operations including … Continue reading GeoMarc
GCS delivered a custom ESRI ArcGIS Server and Web application for the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), headquartered in Seattle, Washington.
Leveraging ESRI’s ArcGIS Server for geospatial analytics and map services combined with Google Maps for visualization, fundamental query, and ease-of-use.
GCS successful delivered a custom water quality Esri ArcGIS Server – Web application for the Kalispel Tribe of Indians Natural Resource Department .
Utilizing Esri ArcGIS Server, GCS created a site to help the Montana communicate the development and success of energy projects across the State of Montana.
The app allows a variety of live, real-time sensor and information feeds with the unique situational awareness capabilities within an Esri ArcGIS environment.
Montana Means Business is an Esri ArcGIS economic development solution applying GIS to deliver on-demand analysis, presentation-ready reports, and maps.
Utilizing Esri ArcGIS Server, the USGS CT Atlas project provides a comprehensive analytical and visualization application for effective watershed management.
The Ground Station included the UAS, live video, and Esri ArcGIS GeoMarc/GAIN that GCS created for the project read geospatial data from the watermark.
GCS conducted a GIS Needs Assessment for the Montana National Guard, created an Esri Enterprise GIS Plan, and developed ArcGIS geodatabase recommendations.
Using Esri ArcGIS, GCS’s GAIN solution provides airport authority with maximum flexibility for systems integration and exploits advanced geospatial analytics.
GCS working with the GIS Manager for Lewis and Clark County and the City of Helena, MT, developed a custom enteprise Esri ArcGIS web mapping application.
Volunteering in support of the DPHHS Emergency Operations Center (EOC) planning team, operating under the incident commander, Esri and GCS used Esri ArcGIS.
Working with various private, state, local, and federal partners, GCS Research continues to pioneer nationally distributed applications and research.
As a private sector partner in the USGS National Map Program, GCS Research recently won a USGS partnership award.
Priority areas identified by Fire District Chiefs have been digitized into GIS and are hosted with the Flathead County GIS interactive internet map server.
GCS designed a custom geospatial application for the Missouri Botanical Garden.
An overview of the landscape at time of Lewis and Clark’s Corps of Discovery (1805-1806), examines change landcover, wildlife, population, and cartography.
GCS with ESRI and Trimble, designed, and implemented the mobile GIS – GPS solution for the Student’s Conversation Assocation LandFire Field Assessment Program.
First implementation of immersive, 360° video in ESRI’s software, GCS solution allows users of Immersive Spherical Video to visualize video assets in ArcGIS