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 performing land surveying since 1997, 3D scanning and modeling since 2003, and UAV (drone) projects since 2015.   We are a solution-oriented company, assuring our offerings continue to meet our client’s needs.  We use innovative proprietary methodology to create high tech 2D, 3D and 4D georeferenced engineering grade deliverables. From our headquarters at the UA Tech Park in Tucson, Arizona and our Phoenix Valley Office, we serve construction, engineering, mining, energy, airport, healthcare, technology and sports clients worldwide.

Areas Served

Darling Geomatics is an award-winning provider of high-tech geospatial engineering and land surveying services for clients in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah.  We have 25 years of land surveying expertise and nearly two decades of 3D scanning experience, and we have spent six years taking our services to the next level with UAVs, testing limits and innovating.

Though our reputation is global, we pride ourselves in being an industry leader in the American Southwest.  We provide ground-based surveying and mapping, aerial surveying services, hyperspectral and LiDAR imaging, 3D laser scanning, 3D modeling, thermography, mineral land services, and more.  Whether you need 2D and 3D data collection for pre-planning, construction verification, monitoring, or any other use, our experts will help you choose the best fit for your project.


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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
Greater Vail Area
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Woman-owned Business Organizations
logo - Women's Business Enterprise National Council
logo - Women Presidents' Organization

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