Geographic Information Systems

Through comprehensive Geographic Information Systems (GIS), surveying and mapping services, WSP provides expertise in analysis methods and modelling techniques. We help clients across all sectors make informed decisions to support planning and development while visualising project outcomes.

Whether it be undertaking soil and groundwater investigations to identify potential sub-surface contaminants, digital terrain models for flood simulations or modelling traffic and road information to determine population exposure, our teams will carry out and manage all forms of data collection, from topographic surveys to drainage condition surveys and traffic counts in areas as diverse as noise, air quality, ecology, energy, and waste management. 


WSP also performs and manages complex measurement assignments ranging from GIS measuring and laser scanning, through digital terrain modelling for planning and quantity computations to asset and traffic data collections. Our teams of specialists include qualified land surveyors, GIS experts, digital terrain modellers, and transportation assessment experts.


Our services include:

  • Desktop, mobile and web-based GIS and spatial data analysis
  • Database design, administration and management
  • Application development
  • Asset management
  • Engineering surveys for future construction and expansion projects
  • Legal, industrial, piping and structural surveys
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Data acquisition
  • Data storage and management
  • Constraints mapping
  • Visual impact assessment
  • Applications development
  • Aerial mapping and data acquisition


Through our comprehensive GIS services, we provide cost-effective solutions to projects through data consolidation and integration, quality assurance, risk management and visualisation of spatial information. Aspects of this include strategic consulting, system design, implementation and operational GIS for data storage, processing, modelling, analysis, extraction and reporting, mapping and web-based distribution.