About Us

Darling Geomatics is an award winning leader in UAV (drone) and ground-based surveying and mapping, 3D laser scanning (LiDAR), 3D modeling and thermography Tucson relies on to deliver repeatable and measurable geospatial data.

We serve construction, engineering, mining, energy, airport, healthcare and sports clients worldwide.

Our unique qualifications include over 22 years of land surveying, 16 years in 3D scanning and modeling, three years of UAV expertise and a solution-oriented approach to meet our client’s needs. We use innovative proprietary methodology to create the best deliverables. From our headquarters at the UA Tech Park in Tucson, Arizona, we serve construction, engineering, mining, energy, airport, healthcare and sports clients worldwide.

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Our Team

Mary Darling - Owner - Darling Geomatics

Mary Darling, MS, JD

CEO and Principal Owner

Mary Darling holds a master’s degree in wildlife and fisheries biology and a law degree from McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific. She is an FAA Part 107 licensed UAV pilot.

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Richard Darling - President - Darling Geomatics

Richard Darling, RLS


Richard D. Darling is Registered Land Surveyor (RLS) in Arizona, Nevada and South Dakota. He is an FAA Part 107 licensed UAV pilot and ITC-certified thermographer.

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seth jones

Seth Jones

Survey Field Crew Manager
Tim Janes launching a drone

Tim Janes

AutoCAD Manager

Jon Heidmann in the field

Jon Heidmann

Phoenix Office Manager

Michelle Luther

Tucson Office Manager


Darling Geomatics is proud to be a member of the following:

Chambers of Commerce & Economic Development Organizations
logo - Arizona Regional Economic Development Foundation
logo - Arizona Technology Council
logo - Marana Chamber of Commerce
logo - Pima County Workforce Investment Board
logo - University of Arizona, Racing the Sun
logo - Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
logo - Tucson Metro Chamber
Woman-owned Business Organizations
logo - Women's Business Enterprise National Council
logo - Women Presidents' Organization

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