Adam Derringer

Author's details

Name: Adam Derringer
Date registered: March 20, 2014

Biography

I am a geospatial project manager in Ayres’ Madison, Wisconsin, office. I concentrate my efforts on project design and management, client relations, problem-solving, bidding, estimating, budgeting, cost reduction, and staff training and development. My expertise is in GIS department and remote sensing best practices and workflows. I have extensive experience with geoprocessing, scripting, modeling, and data conversions. I am Past-President of Wisconsin Land Information Association, Vice-Chair of the Wisconsin Land Information Council, a Board Member of the Wisconsin Esri User Group, and the Private sector representative on the Committee on State Cartography.

Latest posts

  1. UAS Rules for Recreational Users — July 25, 2017
  2. Droning on and on…Are drones destined for the trash? — April 18, 2017
  3. Using Remote Sensing for Forest Regeneration Analysis — March 30, 2017
  4. Geospatial Analysis of Road Washouts — July 21, 2016
  5. Ayres Associates helping Menominee Tribal Enterprises track forest health — November 4, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Geospatial Analysis of Road Washouts — 3 comments

Author's posts listings

Jul 25

UAS Rules for Recreational Users

 If you follow this blog – or follow the U.S. geospatial market – you know that operating a UAS or drone for commercial purposes is strictly regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Ayres Associates has been using UAS on projects for the past few years. We follow all 624 pages of the Part 107 …

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Apr 18

Droning on and on…Are drones destined for the trash?

No, drone technology is not going away. In fact, its use in the professional services marketplace is only expanding. One application we’ve developed expertise in is utilizing UAS to analyze landfills. Landfills are often run as a business, and, like any business, operators make decisions based on metrics and try to increase efficiencies to improve …

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Mar 30

Using Remote Sensing for Forest Regeneration Analysis

Forestry is the backbone of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin’s economy. For 150 years, Menominee Tribal Enterprises (MTE) has managed the Tribe’s 235,000 acres and has become an industry leader in sustainable forestry.  In 2007, a tornado destroyed over 2,200 acres of prime hardwood forest, creating a massive impact on future revenue. MTE was …

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Jul 21

Geospatial Analysis of Road Washouts

On July 11 Northern Wisconsin saw severe storms leading to millions of dollars of damage in several counties.  Many roads could remain closed potentially for months greatly affecting transportation in the height of the region’s tourism season.  Ayres Associates structural and highway engineers mobilized quickly to provide extremely fast-track design services to replace culverts with …

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Nov 04

Ayres Associates helping Menominee Tribal Enterprises track forest health

The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin realized long ago that their future depended on the forest. With lands totaling 235,000 acres, the Tribe began practicing forest management over 150 years ago and in 1908 created what is now known as Menominee Tribal Enterprises (MTE) to manage their lands.  To this day, forestry remains the backbone …

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