GIS and Cartography

forestry data  map

Our leading-edge GIS department has wide-ranging capabilities in programming, analysis, and cartography. We can provide expert resources and application development to a range of sectors, including the environment, forestry, utilities and development.

B.A. Blackwell & Associates Ltd. offers a wide range of professional consulting and technical services in the areas of Digital Mapping, GIS Applications and Spatial Analysis.

We have the knowledge and resources to help with all your mapping and data needs. Our experienced staff can provide everything from data capture to translations, and analysis to software implementation:

Spatial Data Capture, Editing and Manipulation

  • GPS, ArcPad field form customization
  • 3D data collection using PurVIEW
  • Dynamic image processing (air photo to orthophotos, mosaics, image compression)
  • Spatial data processing, including developing it into a relevant data model and converting it to a format compatible with your software requirements
Stanley Park Map

Spatial Analysis (vector or raster based)

  • Development of models in order to construct analytical algorithms
  • Interpret and visualize spatial relationships, trends and patterns

Development and Customization

  • Desktop and web applications development for spatial data visualization and attribute manipulation.
  • ArcGIS customizations and tools development


  • Produce a wide range of mapping products from initial design to production, in digital or hardcopy format;
  • High quality printing in large formats
To meet our clients' standards, we stay up-to-date with all major software packages and technology.