Using GIS In Your Job
Using GIS in your Job
GIS is increasingly being used by County governments and the private sector to support agricultural, forestry, and land management.
Some benefits of using GIS in your Work:
- Work more efficiently in locating and maintaining your land assets.
- Have the ability to preserve, share, and pass on your accumulated knowledge to others.
- Be able to save money and make more informed decisions.
- Be able to better agricultural and land management issues with contractors, elected officials, and the general public.
Convert paper maps and what’s stored in your head into a more permanent digital record.
WTH has over 20 years of experience in converting paper plans and maps into GIS layers that can be stored, backed up, searched, and shared with others.
Collect accurate asset locations in the field.
WTH’s Think GIS software interfaces with Trimble GNSS products for accurate and precise asset location in the field. With Think GIS Editor, collected points are entered directly on to the map.
Integrate your local utility data with available State and County aerial photos and GIS layers.
WTH builds maps that include the most accurate and current available County and State aerial photography and GIS layers rather than rely on generic national maps.
GIS Products and Services
GIS Products and Services
Some of the WTH GIS products that are used by Counties to support agriculture and rural land management include the following:
Think GIS Editor – Think GIS Editor provides the ability to map a wide range of rural land features including soil maps, flood plains and wetlands, drainage systems including legal drains and private farm drainage systems, classified lands, agricultural and conservation easements and restricted lands, confined feed operations, solar and wind farms, and invasive species mapping. Think GIS editor includes a number of built-in tools including the ability to create elevation maps, and a basic work order tool. Think GIS Editor can be used in the office or in the field and provides map access with or without an Internet connection.
Think GIS User – Think GIS User is for laptop viewing and can operate offline where Internet connections are weak.
ThinkGIS.com – ThinkGIS.com is a Cloud based version of Think GIS that allows for the private viewing of maps on any computer device that has an Internet connection including smart phones and tablets.
Think Library – Think Library can store plans, specifications, photos, videos, as georeferenced files in an online Cloud database that can be accessed in the office or in the field. Records are associated with a geographical asset or location and with an Internet connection can be retrieved for viewing in the field.