Insights Into Remote Site Conditions Without Leaving Your Desk

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Gain Insights Into Remote Site Conditions Without Leaving Your Desk: Industry trends, tips, and practical uses for aerial imagery and geographic data from First Base Solutions, the experts who brought you MapWarehouse.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

All About Custom Mapping & Terrain Models

Taking flat images to new heights


Where the most current mapping data possible is required for site development, asset inventories, or land use planning, First Base Solutions is well equipped to undertake complex, highly detailed custom mapping of your site. We offer full service map production beginning with acquiring custom aerial imagery from our own aircraft to ensure the features in the final mapping are up to date and at the level of detail you need. We delineate the ground feature types you request, and even produce 3D digital models of the terrain. All this comes at a fraction of the price of labour-intensive field surveys and traditional mapping methods.

Custom Aerial Image Acquisition

Pre-order aerial imagery for the Spring 2016 flying season

We own a fleet of Cessna aircraft equipped with high resolution cameras ready to capture aerial imagery across North America and the Caribbean, plus image processing and related mapping services.

Friday, December 11, 2015

How To Reference Digital Maps as Cited Works

Beyond the book report

If you need to reproduce a section of our maps and imagery to incorporate into your design proposal, research results, or similar professional documentation, spare a little room in your composition to cite your data sources correctly.  It not only fulfills the legal requirements of our EULA, the credibility and professionalism of your work goes up as well.

Below you'll find some common examples for citing the source of data you've acquired from First Base Solutions as an inline citation in the border of a map or graphical compilation of data, figure details, footnote, or bibliography.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Gotta Have It! [Infographic]

How to get geo data for any industry

Doesn't matter what you do, if you're doing it in Ontario, you need current, high quality maps and spatial data to support your business activities. Download the infographic to learn more.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Mapping Myths... BUSTED! [Infographic]

What do you really know about mapping?

Maps take us from point A to point B, but what else can they do? Where does geographic data come from and how does it benefit businesses? Don’t fall for these common misconceptions about maps. Download the infographic to learn more.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

What Are You Planning To Do With It? [Infographic]

Answer a few simple questions to find out if you really need new aerial imagery

They're not rainbows, it's the visible portion of the electromagnetic spectrum, (i.e. light) the very stuff we capture for you in aerial photography. Download the infographic below to figure out what mapping data you need for your project and the best way to get it.