What is Geomatics?

Geomatics is a modern scientific term, encompassing many traditional “stand alone” disciplines under one umbrella. However, the exact definition is one that continually evolves and one might find many variations of it.

According to Wikipedia, “geomatics is the discipline of gathering, storing, processing, and delivering geographic information, or spatially referenced information.” The word is derived from an amalgamation of the terms geodesy and geo-informatics. It includes the tools and techniques used in land surveying, remote sensing, cartography, geographic information systems (GIS), global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Compass), photogrammetry, geography and related forms of earth mapping.

Essentially, the above paragraph aptly describes Promap’s core service. We utilize tools and techniques from a number of fields to derive meaningful and easy to interpret data. These data are gathered using several key techniques, namely:-

Engineering Survey
Aerial Survey
Geomatics comsulting

For a further explanation of the science of geomatics, you are encouraged to visit Wikipedia and other resources found on the web.