Sound GIS
Puget Sound scene


Sound GIS provides a full range of geographic information and analytical services, including:

  • Spatial data analysis
  • Data development, conversion, and compilation
  • Data management
  • Database and geodatabase design
  • Programming
  • Technical writing and documentation
  • Scientific support
  • Cartography and mapping
  • Project management
  • Web-mapping and software development are supported via strategic partnerships with other firms

Skills & Expertise


Expert user of GIS software: ArcGIS and Open Source GIS tools. Experienced with ERDAS Imagine. Comfortable working with vector and raster data formats, including remote sensing imagery. Skilled analyst and cartographer.


Effective at automating spatial analyses, models, cartography, and data conversion with Python and Perl. Familiar with web development technologies, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.


Competent in database design, data management, QA/QC, and analyses with SQL in MS Access, SQL Server, Postgres/PostGIS, MySQL, and Oracle.

Scientific Analysis

Skilled in scientific and analytical problem solving. Enjoy working with technical teams to translate scientific questions into GIS and database analyses, maps, datasets, visualizations, or documentation.

Project Management

Enjoy working directly with clients and project teams to understand and meet their needs. Experience mentoring other GIS analysts.