Northgate Presents at State of the Estuary Conference

      Northgate is proud to have once again presented at the State of the Estuary Conference. The State of the Estuary Conference focuses on the management and ecological health of the San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary and showcases the latest information about the estuary’s changing watersheds, impacts from major stressors, recovery programs for species and habitats, and emerging challenges. This year, The 13th Biennial State of the Estuary Conference was held at the Scottish Rite Center in Oakland, CA. Northgates presented posters included: Applications of UAS (Drones) for Aerial Mapping for Shoreline and Wetland Restoration and Management; presented by Pascual […]

Northgate Selected for Port of San Francisco Contract

Northgate has been selected for a multi-year contract to provide As-Needed Environmental Services to the Port of San Francisco! For the Port of San Francisco contract, Northgate joint ventured with AGS, Inc, a local engineering firm headquartered in San Francisco. Our team brings key technical components to support the Port with high quality and adept environmental planning and engineering including sediment characterization and dredge program support, storm water compliance and climate change evaluation services. We look forward to supporting the environmental needs of the Port along its pier and bay margin properties with cost-effective and sustainable practices through the term […]

Mobile GIS Application Wins National Association of Counties 2014 Achievement Award

The Mobile GIS Canvassing App has been selected as the National Association of Counties 2014 Achievement Award Winner in the Information Technology category. This award-winning application, developed by the Northgate/Psomas team with the Alameda County Information Technology Department (ITD), serves the 40 appraisers from the Alameda County Assessor’s Office who routinely visit properties to determine assessed property values. This new tool, built on the County’s Enterprise ArcGIS ESRI platform and deployed on tablets and handhelds, is a mobile GIS web application that provides real-time information about properties and the ability to update records on-site. It captures images, increases efficiency, and […]

Northgate’s Commitment to Open Space

This past spring, Northgate participated in the Bay Area Open Space Council conference, which brings together many actors committed to fostering the conversation around land conservation, wetlands and open space restoration, and stakeholder interactivity. Northgate has been actively involved in many wetlands and open space restoration projects over the past years. These include: the Yosemite Slough Brownfields to Greenfields project, the largest urban wetlands restoration in the San Francisco Bay Area the restoration of Mt. Umunhum at the Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve in Santa Clara County, which entailed the conversion of military lands to publicly-accessible open space the Tourtelot […]

Oakland Global Air Quality Web Portal Launched

West Oakland residents who are concerned about how the construction of the Oakland Global Trade and Logistics Center might affect air quality now have an innovative new tool: the Oakland Global Air Quality Web Portal. Instead of working through public records requests or trying to make sense of large, complex data tables, the public can quickly access user-friendly charts and graphs from the portal. The public can also directly participate in the monitoring program through an interactive commenting feature. Northgate developed the Air Quality Monitoring Program for the Oakland Global Trade and Logistics Center project with the development team and Bay […]