I went for a 65km bike ride from Capelle aan den IJssel through Hitland Park up to Gouda, and then a meandering ride west through Zoetermeer to Nootdorp, and while I was in Zoetermeer I passed over the Nelson Mandelabrug. The Nelson Mandelabrug is a pedestrian and bike only bridge crossing over the highway and… Continue reading Nelson Mandelabrug in LiDAR
The Gaatkensbult is an artificial hill in Carnisselande near Barendrecht, the Netherlands. During the construction of the Jan Gerritspolder Dike along the Oude Maas river in the early 2000s, a 15 meter tall hill was built atop a section of the dike, and they placed a public art piece at the top of the hill.… Continue reading A Visit to the Gaatkensbult
A model I made of Akhtala Cathedral in northern Armenia made the Sketchfab Cultural Heritage and History Top 10 list for 2021 week 9! See the model below and the full top 10 list on the Sketchfab website.
This morning I only intended to go to Kinderdijk to see the UNESCO World Heritage site near Rotterdam, easily accessible by boat, but that trip took a lot longer than I expected. I rode the ferry from Erasmusbrug to Ridderkerk, and then another ferry from Ridderkerk to Kinderdijk, the Erasmusbrug to Ridderkerk ferry runs every… Continue reading Unintentionally Long Bike Ride Map
This past July at the ESRI User Conference they debuted a new Story Map template that is going to replace the old Story Map template. While I have moved on from using Story Map Journal for individual travels, I thought throwing together a year in review travel Story Map would be a great way to… Continue reading Getting to know the new Story Maps
This past July I had the opportunity to go to the ESRI User Conference in San Diego, CA. There I had the chance to attend the Education Summit and the main User Conference. At the Education Summit, I focused on attending sessions related to the administration of licenses on ArcGIS.com and my.esri.com. I focused on… Continue reading ESRI User Conference 2019
While on vacation in Europe this past May and June, I capped the end of the trip with a stop at the ISPRS Geospatial Week at the University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands. On that vacation trip I spent two weeks in the Netherlands, visiting friends and meeting a few archaeologists with my partner. I then… Continue reading ISPRS Geospatial Week 2019
The fire at Notre Dame Cathedral is just another reminder of the need to digitize our cultural heritage to preserve artifacts, buildings, documents, and landscapes so people in the future can appreciate human history. Luckily, the building has been laser scanned, and as it is a famous building important to the Parisian skyline it has… Continue reading The Notre Dame Cathedral Fire and Cultural Heritage Preservation
I had the opportunity to be on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station for the April 11, 2019 launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket launching a satellite. Here are some of the better photos I shot.
University of Florida Gators came down to Wesley Chapel to get stampeded by the Ice Bulls 11 to 3 on Thursday night. I was camera man again for this game, and was able to get the camera footage before leaving, so I had the best quality footage I could get with our set up. The… Continue reading USF Ice Bulls Highlights for January 24, 2019