Topographic’s Robert Stokes Receives GISP Certification

Fort Worth, TX – Topographic, Inc., a complete-service specialist in land surveying and mapping for traditional and emerging energy technologies, congratulates Robert Stokes, GIS Manager, on his recent certification as a GIS Professional (GISP) by the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI).

GISP accreditation certifies a professional has met the minimum standards for ethical conduct and professional practice as established by the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI).

GISCI certification requires achievement in three areas: educational achievement, professional experience, and contributions to the profession. Through certification, the GISCI recognizes Robert’s first-rate professional competence and integrity in the field of GIS.

“Robert’s commitment, integrity, and expertise have been widely recognized by our company, his colleagues, our clients,” said Sage Earnest, Director of Pipeline Services. “This GISP certification serves as confirmation of his professional capabilities and dedication. Topographic looks forward to supporting his continued professional development through the GISCI program’s recertification process."

The GIS Certification Institute (GISCI) is an independent, non-profit organization providing the GIS community with a complete certification program. There are currently less than 400 Certified GIS Professionals (GISPs) in the State of Texas. For more information, please visit

About Topographic
Topographic was founded in 1958 by John Keating. John’s vision was to become the new standard in surveying excellence by focusing on emerging technologies in the field. That focus on innovation has enabled Topographic to continue to meet and exceed client expectations. The roots of Topographic were laid in Oklahoma. But the needs of the energy market, and the success of the company with its clients, enabled it to expand over the years into Texas, Colorado, Louisiana, and Arkansas, as well. Today the company has 6 offices and is registered in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Mexico, Mississippi, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, & Wyoming. For more information, please visit