Technology Whitepapers

NV5 Geospatial whitepapers feature detailed technical information about how product and services have been developed and used across industries to empower you to understand the world around you.


Earth Observation to Mitigate Impacts of Climate Change and Support Sustainable Business Decisions


Author: Nicolai Holzer, NV5 Abstract Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG)... more »

Effective Wildfire Management Using Remote Sensing Technology


Author: Amanda O'Connor , NV5 Fire is a naturally occurring phenomenon and is a vital part of... more »

Hyperspectral Classification Workflows Integrating Dimensionality Expansion for Multispectral Imagery


Authors: Daniel C. Heinz, Thomas Bahr and Greg Terrie (NV5) Many methods have been developed for... more »

Vegetation Analysis: Using...

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ENVI Orthorectification Module

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ENVI Tools for ArcGIS® and ENVI for...

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ENVI and IDL Services Engine : Getting Maximum Performance


Background For the past 30 years, NV5 Geospatial has been delivering premier scientific data analysis tools and solutions to researchers, analysts, and businesses through the IDL and ENVI platforms. ENVI and IDL are maintained and developed to meet the needs of the broad community of users for both analytics and system capabilities. As... Read More >

ENVI for ArcGIS® - Services Edition : Image Processing for the Cloud


INTRODUCTION NV5 Geospatial has recently released a new version of its popular ArcGIS®-enabled ENVI software. The ENVI image processing software has long been best in class for image analysis and visualization. With an ENVI desktop license, ENVI image analysis tools are readily available in the ArcGIS environment and can be used within... Read More >

ENVI in the Cloud


Abstract The adoption of cloud computing by the geospatial industry has identified issues that have both inhibited and driven enterpriselevel deployment of image analytics capabilities. Data and analytics requirements, shrinking budgets, and the need for simplified, interoperable workflows all drive the development and integration of... Read More >

Site Suitability Assessment for Hydraulic Fracturing Operations


Combining State Regulations with Business Best Practice The discovery of vast amounts of natural gas reserves in the United States, combined with new extraction techniques, has caused a significant increase in the number of wells being drilled and operated around the country. Along with the economic and homeland security benefits of... Read More >

Advanced Analytics for Rooftop Assessment with LiDAR


Background Over the course of the past several decades, remote sensing processes have been fine-tuned and enhanced to develop the modern analysis tools we utilize today to create information products from satellite, airborne, and UAS collection platforms. Historically the data coming off of these platforms have traditionally been 2D imagery,... Read More >