Call for faculty interest in summer 2012 GIS workshops at Bucknell (revised)


As we have for the past two summers, Bucknell's LIT division will offer a series of summer workshops for faculty interested in hands-on instruction in GIS. Stipends of $400 will be offered to faculty for participating in each workshop. Please fill out this interest/registration form as soon as possible if you are interested in any of the following workshops. Overview 1. … [Read more...]

Miller Run Restoration: The Details


Guest post by Michael Grasso, Environmental Studies '13 and Dan Ladd, Middlebury College '14 The G.I.S. team started the Miller Run Restoration Project at Abby Lane in and around an oat field adjacent to the driving range at the Bucknell golf course. We spent the majority of the first day becoming accustomed to the equipment. Some of us took continuous topographical … [Read more...]

Video footage from Flying Bison test run


On July 26th, Nick Urban and the summer 2011 GIS team conducted a test flight of the Flying Bison. See video to learn more about the Miller Run Restoration Project and to see footage captured by the drone during its flight. Thanks to Lindsay Coffee and Erin Murphy for their work on shooting & editing the video footage. video platform video management video solutions … [Read more...]

Machetes, Wellies and 100 degree heat close out week 1 of Miller Run data collection


Dan Ladd, Geography (Middlebury College) '14 and Max Stiss, Geography/Anthropology '12,  weilded machetes and Wellingtons in an effort to collect detailed elevation data for the Miller Run restoration project. And did I mention the 100+ degree heat? Actually, the funniest part of this photo is that it was taken directly in front of the playground at Sunflower Day Care.  Wonder h … [Read more...]