Right Whale Paper Published
A paper by GMI marine scientists Amy Whitt, Kathleen Dudzinski, and Jennifer Laliberté has been published in the journal Endangered Species Research. The authors summarize right whale sightings and acoustic data collected from the first year-round study dedicated to marine mammals in New Jersey’s nearshore waters.
Cultural Resources TxDOT Win
The Cultural Resources group of the GMI Environmental Services Division was awarded an Archeological General Services contract by the Texas Department of Transportation in February. One of four awardees, GMI will be involved in archeological survey, test excavations for National Register eligibility determinations, and data recovery projects across the state of Texas.
Biological Inventory Study for Melrose AFR
GMI wildlife biologists, in conjunction with Cannon AFB and Melrose AFR, initiated surveys for a Biological Inventory Study of a 10,968 acre area of land gifted to Melrose AFR by the state of New Mexico.
GMI to Support Fishermen's Energy with Environmental Impact Efforts
As part of the Energy Department's broader efforts to launch an offshore wind industry in the United States, GMI will support the Fishermen's Energy team with R&D for the advancement of traditional thermal and video imaging systems related to the assessment of nocturnal animal (bird, bat) occurrence, strikes and behavior around offshore wind turbines.
GMI Researchers Contribute to Texas Archaeological Literature
Nancy Kenmotsu is a co-editor and author of a new book published by Texas A&M University Press: The Toyah Phase of Central Texas: Late Prehistoric Economic and Social Processes. The volume is about the hunter-gatherers living in central Texas from AD 1300 – 1700.
Estabrook Heads Cultural Resources Dept.
Following 20+ years working as a Project/Program Manager for several of the largest cultural resources firms in Florida, Rich Estabrook has joined GMI as Cultural Resources Program Manager in the Plano corporate office.
GMI is a nationally recognized leader in the inventory, assessment, and management of historic properties, with two decades of experience providing services throughout the U.S. and Guam. Our talented team of archeologists, ethnographers, osteologists, architectural historians, and GIS specialists have the technical expertise and experience to design and direct innovative programs that are responsive to client needs, and meet all federal and state requirements.
GMI has extensive experience in providing cultural resources input in support of environmental assessments or environmental impact statements. We have performed on both linear and areal projects. Some of these were as small as an acre; others covered hundreds of miles and thousands of acres across multiple states.
Our team of archeologists, osteologists, and historians offer unparalleled expertise in conducting osteological investigations. Services may include the discovery of human remains at residential development sites, analyzing and interpreting the data related to the excavation, and reinterment of hundreds of individuals.
Cutting Edge Technology
GMI utilizes a suite of advanced techniques including GPS, 3D laser scanning, and geophysical survey to more quickly and accurately document cultural resources. Our team has developed 3D models of complex sites and artifacts, predictive models of archaeological and historical resources, and sampling strategies to reduce work load and eliminate redundancy, thereby lowering the costs to achieve your project goals. Our 3D laser scanning specialists have experience documenting sites, features, and artifacts in 15 states and 6 countries.