USF World Outstanding Global Outreach Award

This morning was the University of South Florida (USF) World Global Achievement Awards recognizing international research efforts and accomplishments at USF. The research group I work for, the Digital Heritage and Humanities Collections (DHHC), was there for our work in Armenia and Guatemala, and we won the Outstanding Global Outreach Team Award. I have had… Continue reading USF World Outstanding Global Outreach Award

Local Story Maps for Customization

I was having a hard time getting the Story Map Journal customization to work, it turned out to be an issue where I had been using the developer version of the distribution, where I really needed the prebuilt download, on the same Story Map Github download page. As mentioned in my Las Vegas trip post,… Continue reading Local Story Maps for Customization

GIS Interview Question Bank

The American Libraries Association (ALA) recently had a form to ask for questions to ask during interviews and has proved to be a valuable resource, you can see their responses here. I figured a GIS version might also be a good resource, and using Google Forms and Sheets as well, I have made a version… Continue reading GIS Interview Question Bank


Using photogrammetry I have digitized several mushrooms I’ve found on my travels, you can see them on this page, or see my Sketchfab gallery of mushrooms here. I started this collection of 3D models to help my friend Arian Farid, MS, a doctoral candidate at the University of South Florida studying Mycology.

The Netherlands, Brussels, and Dublin

Windmills on the Polder

I went on vacation to see some old friends in the Netherlands and Belgium and used the ArcGIS Online Story Map Journal to make a travel diary to share with my friends and family. The story map has my photography, 3D models of items of interest on Sketchfab, and a few maps as well.

Western Trip 2017

This year I went to the Commercial UAV Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Before the conference I had the chance to see several great parks near sin city, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, the Hoover Dam, Red Rock Canyon National Recreation Area, Death Valley National Park, Valley of Fire State Park. I used the opportunity… Continue reading Western Trip 2017