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ArcPy for Beginners

Posted on June 17, 2019

Interested in learning how to use ArcPy to improve your ArcGIS experience? Read on. a quick Q&A What is ArcPy? Arcpy is a Python (programming language) module that interacts with the tools already included in ArcMap (like Project, Create Feature Class, etc.). It lets you to create your own custom tools. Why use ArcPy? It […]

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Field Spotlight: John Hook

Posted on April 3, 2019

We’re featuring some of our field staff in this new series. Up next is John Hook, Staff Geologist. John works out of our Wilsonville location.  What does a typical working day at GeoDesign look like for you? Explorations and more explorations. Generally, 70% field/30% office (or less in the office if we are busy). Office […]

Field Spotlight: Aubrey Hodgins

Posted on March 27, 2019

We’re featuring some of our field staff in this new series. Up first is Aubrey Hodgins, Engineering Staff 1. Aubrey works out of our Seattle location.  What does a typical working day at GeoDesign look like for you? A typical work day for me usually starts with picking up the nuke gauge and driving to […]

2018 Oregon Brownfields Conference Roundup

Posted on May 22, 2018

Environmental principal Lon Yandell recently attended the 2018 Oregon Brownfields Conference. We asked him to give us a little bit of background on the event and to share his takeaways: For readers who haven’t attended before, what is the Oregon Brownfields Conference? The Oregon Brownfields Conference is held every two years at different locations to […]

Q&A with Kevin Cline: Environmental Staff

Posted on December 13, 2017

Kevin Cline

Environmental staffer Kevin Cline recently moved to Bellingham, expanding GeoDesign’s environmental services in NW Washington. We caught up with him about his work, his new home, and his controversial views on olives. What is your role at GeoDesign? As a part of our environmental group, I complete Phase I and II environmental site assessments (ESAs), […]

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