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
Since my 2019 story map was such a nice way to recap the year I made another one for 2020, you can see it at the link below:
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 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
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
This is a guide for my friend Britt before she goes to the Netherlands, but could be helpful for others. 9292 There is a national route planning app called 9292, available for Android and iOS. 9292 was the last part of a national phone number you could call to get trip planning directions, but is… Continue reading Travelling in the Netherlands
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.