Space is the Place poster conference photos up

Great photos of great final projects by the students of the grad seminar GIS for Anthropological Research (Spring, 2011)

ArcGIS 10 – first impressions

Vandy has the new ArcGIS 10 suite available and ready for install–thanks Jacob!  It seems this major revision was aimed at enhancing productivity by improving the GUI, and on that front, it is a huge improvement.  The program finally feels, looks, and acts like something written after the early 90s, and is more intuitive on . . . → Read More: ArcGIS 10 – first impressions

Paleoenvironmental project photos

Here’s a photo gallery of our geological research expedition up into the high altitude, where Dan Morgan (Vanderbilt Earth and Environmental Studies) led research investigating evidence for Little Ice Age glacial advance.  This is part of a larger interdisciplinary project on colonial settlement and land use that I direct.  The project is funded by a . . . → Read More: Paleoenvironmental project photos

Moraine Hunting

With Dan Morgan on Vilcaya

We had a very productive research expedition in the high peaks above the Colca Valley, investigating evidence for glacial advance during the Little Ice Age.  Dan Morgan (VU Earth and Environmental Studies) led the search for Little Ice Age moraines, which will be dated through a combination of cosmogenic . . . → Read More: Moraine Hunting


We have arrived in Arequipa and more or less settled in to the research house, which is in a beautiful spot in Cayma, out on the northern end of the city.  Beautiful view out the back, with Mt. Misti towering above the city.