GPS Surveying and Data Capture

Meridian Forest Services Ltd. utilizes Trimble hardware and software for digital data collection of resource features for clients.

We create client customized data dictionaries for data capture that contain user defined attribute fields for the spatial data that can be exported in any desired GIS format an easily integrated into existing client GIS databases.


GPS Applications currently used by Meridian include:

  • Harvest Boundary and Forest Road Surveying
  • Stream Traversing
  • Forest Infrastructure Mapping
  • Urban Interface Utility Locations
  • Single Stems Mapping
  • Wildlife Feature Mapping
  • Legal Survey Pin and Monument Location
  • Real Time Navigation and Emergency Response Plans.

Clients Include:

  • BCTS
  • Island Timberlands Limited Partnership
  • Hancock Forest Management
  • Western Forest Products
  • Huu-ay-aht First Nation

Recent Projects

  • TimberWest - Engineering (East Coast Vancouver Island)
  • Huu-ay-aht First Nation - Community Forest and First Nation Woodlands Tenure Engineering
  • Western Forest Products - Engineering (Port Alberni, Gold River, Mainland Coast)
  • Island Timberlands - Engineering
  • Hancock Forest Management - Engineering
  • Alberni Community Forest - Engineering
  • BC Timber Sales - Strait of Georgia, Port Alberni Field Team - Engineering