Ebert & Associates Inc. is an Albuquerque, New Mexico firm specializing in aerial and terrestrial photographic analysis, photogrammetric measurement, and digital mapping with a forensic focus, primarily in environmental and land-use cases, and accidents and product liability.


Dr. James I. Ebert

working at olduvai gorge in tanzania

working at olduvai gorge in tanzania

Dr. Ebert has been qualified and has testified as an expert forensic photogrammetrist and photographic analyst 34 times in county, state, and federal courts across the country between 1980 and the present. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Forensic Sciences. He is also an archaeologist and anthropologist and has received numerous grants from the National Science Foundation and The National Geographic Society to support his research in these areas.

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3rd Edition of Introduction to Environmental Forensics Published


This comprehensive textbook on Environmental Forensics contains a chapter written by Dr. Ebert which details current uses of photogrammetry, photo interpretation, and digital mapping in environmental legal research. Drawing upon his 35 years of experience as a testifying forensic photogrammetric expert, as well as an even longer career in employing photogrammetry and remote sensing in archaeological research, his chapter outlines the uses of these techniques in environmental forensics in simple, understandable terms.

Introduction to Environmental Forensics

Dr. Eileen Camilli

Dr. Camilli and Dr. Ebert partnered in 1994 to form Ebert & Associates Inc. Dr. Camilli is an archaeologist and anthropologist who researches irrigation practices of Ancestral Pueblo people in the Rio Grande region. She also studies 20th century irrigation with sequential historic aerial photos, and Geographic Information Systems mapping and analysis techniques, in support of  Native American water rights.