Mexico City – December 20, 2012 – For the past decade Merrick Advanced Photogrammetry of the Americas (MAPA) has served the Americas and recently completed work in Zapopan, Mexico, in support of a national cadastral program and modernization for the municipality of Zapopan. The cadastral modernization program will allow the municipality to identify ownership of land as a basis of taxation.
(MAPA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Merrick & Company (Aurora, CO) and they led the work involving 600 square kilometers where MAPA supplied satellite imagery, digitizing of evidence of ownership, airborne LiDAR mapping and mobile LiDAR. Information collected by MAPA will help generate appropriate revenue, fulfill tax purposes, and support other municipality services.
The subsidiary was incorporated in Guadalajara, Mexico in 2002 to provide photogrammetry and LiDAR production support, MAPA now successfully competes within the Latin America region for photogrammetry, LiDAR, hyperspectral, satellite imagery and other geospatial services. MAPA’s Mexico offices have also expanded to Mexico City and Victoria. Since entering Mexico and the Central and South American markets, Merrick & Company (www.merrick.com) has grown its global footprint to serve a wide range of geospatial, engineering and architecture needs in countries including Sierra Leone, Guyana, Azerbaijan, Denmark, Singapore, the Bahamas, Guatemala, Australia, Canada, Trinidad Tobago, Colombia, Argentina, and El Salvador.