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Matthew Vinopal

Supervisor - Geospatial Services

Madison, WI

"Matt demonstrates a strong desire and ability to provide us with everything we need on every project. His attention to detail has been critical in helping us streamline our survey to design process."
Paul Letsche
East River Electric Power Cooperative

Matthew joined Ayres Associates in 2000 as a stereo compilation technician. As supervisor, Matthew plays an integral role in developing and maintaining an outstanding lidar processing group and has led complex lidar missions for projects around the country. This includes the completion of approximately 50,000 square miles of lidar for local government, state departments of transportation, and the U.S. Geological Survey.

Matthew personally oversees all lidar projects from start to finish, maintaining oversight on all project requirements and ensuring accuracy expectations are met and deliverables are complete. Matthew has undertaken the responsibility of understanding a variety of nationally recognized accuracy standards that are applied to our lidar mapping projects.

Matt's areas of expertise include the following:

  • Stereo compilation of planimetric map features
  • Stereo compilation of topographic map features
  • Lidar processing
  • BS, Geography-Resource Management, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Certified Photogrammetrist, ASPRS, US
  • Certified Mapping Scientist, Lidar, ASPRS, US