GIS (Geographic Information Systems)
CEGAS has state-of-the-art GIS facilities for conducting funded contract work
and for providing GIS training. Equipment includes high-end graphic workstations
with large screen monitors, color plotter, large format scanner and printers
configured on a high-speed Ethernet network. Software includes ESRI's ArcGIS,
ArcView and ArcInfo, also Intergraph's GeoMedia, Bentley's Microstation and a
host of related software.
Some of the GIS related contracts recently completed or in-progress at CEGAS
Conversion of over 60 thousand tax parcels from paper tax maps to GIS
compatible formats. This included developing mapping standards, workflow
methodology, training material and quality assurance techniques.
Conversion of non-compatible base map data into compatible base map data for
the United States Army Corps of Engineers. This conversion was based on
standards set forth in the Tri-Service Spatial Data Standard TSSDS. Developed
applications to speed the process and reduce human error.
Conversion of Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) data from a flat file
format to a Microsoft Access format.
Mapping of 20 thousand WV state historic sites for the WV State Historic
Ongoing project to develop strategies for the implementation of GIS within
the West Virginia Department of Transportation. Training facilities include
high-end large screen monitor workstations for groups of up to 19 participants,
in a specially designed training facility. Training is available for CAD and GIS
software. Training will be provided by a core staff of professionals who have
many years of experience successfully applying GIS technology for many