ViewPoint Geography specializes in designing and building digital mapping and media solutions with a focus on effective presentation of information. Projects range in size from simple Google maps to multi-user applications tied to backend databases.

ViewPoint is conversant in many different web and desktop development platforms, databases, and digital mapping technologies. In our work we utilize both commercial and open source products and know how to look for the best set of tools to meet a client's needs. Current tools are listed to the right.

During our 20 years in business we have created successful solutions for a wide variety of clients from commercial businesses to government agencies to non-profit organizations.

Lawrence M. Dolton, Principal

Lawrence is a software developer, geographer, sound engineer, and web technologist who enjoys crafting digital components that enhance understanding and enjoyment. He has been involved with digital mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) for 25 years and professional sound engineering for 10 years. Lawrence's primary focus is working with clients in defining, developing, organizing, and implementing effective digital map and media applications.

Lawrence holds a Masters of Urban Studies degree from Portland State University. The degree was focused on software development of digital mapping and geographic applications. Lawrence earned a Certificate in Sound Engineering from San Francisco State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art and English from Lewis and Clark College.

Lawrence has presented papers at a variety of GIS conferences and has published articles in Geospatial Solutions, GIS World, and Business Geographics.


The mountain depicted in the header is Mt. Humphreys, located in the remote eastern Sierra Nevada mountains of California. The photograph was taken by Lawrence during a 1984 backpack trip.