data, information and visualization

Data, Information & Visualization

Data & Information Management

Environmental projects generate large quantities of information, which should be managed and accessible in a user-friendly format. This is particularly applicable at complex multiparty sites, which can have a long and intricate technical and administrative history. Clients can save both time and capital by establishing a project specific document management system to “mine” existing project knowledge before decisions are made to collect additional information. Numerous project solutions can be derived by simply making best use of existing knowledge, data and information.

For example, we are assisting diversely located PRPs at an oil field clean up project, with online document hosting, retrieval and data mining from previous site studies. Our mission for our clients is to make site information easily accessible on a 24/7 basis, and to derive project solutions through the focused and appropriate collection of new information.

Our information management services encompass:

  • Digitizing documents with OCR and subjective and objective coding
  • Data management, mining and analysis
    • GIS data analysis and portrayal
    • Presumptive project solutions and costs derived from rapid data screening techniques
  • Product delivery on CD/DVD and/or secure access via an online document repository (“data room”)

Data Collection via Drone

PNL owns and operates our own drone under the supervision of an FAA-licensed operator. We use the drone to document field work and provide clients with an improved understanding of project activities, especially when field access can be restricted due to COVID-19. We are also able to process digital information collected by the drone into, for example, terrain models.


Via our in-house creative team, PNL provides powerful graphics and visuals that can be used to enhance decision making and communication on complex projects. We strive to help our clients successfully manage projects by utilizing technical illustrations, infographics, scale models and 3D work product.

Comprised of seasoned environmental professionals, including engineers, geologists and graphic/web designers, we apply a cross-disciplinary approach. Our creative team is staffed and equipped to help you visualize your project, bring it to life and promote your interests. We are committed to accurately translating technically complex project data and information into clear, explanatory, visual renderings.

Complex technical projects generate large amounts of data and information that need to be explained to stakeholders. The project sponsor’s job is to communicate the data in a succinct and clear manner to allow decisions to be made to advance the project. Clear visuals facilitate this process. In addition, visualization of either historical (in litigation) or future (in construction) events can be used to analyze and convey technical issues.

Whether you are a project manager, engineer, developer, or lawyer, it is essential that you effectively communicate information and data to advance your project. We offer the following graphics services:

  • Brand identity
  • Web design
  • Conference, event and meeting posters
  • Multimedia presentations
  • Technical illustrations
  • Business collateral
  • Promotional material
  • Image renderings
  • 3D modeling
  • Infographics
  • Video compositing