Today we were able to meet with the professors that would lead us in our individual research. Dr. Becker had a lot of helpful insight as to what may be happening within the water shed and some possible reasons for the disappearing and reemerging water. It was very exciting to hear many of my ideas […]
Morning consisted of writing down a quick thought of what my research question was leaning towards. I left on the earlier bus to the field because I was hoping to scout some potential flat surfaces to use GPR to solve the water channel mystery. I won’t go into detail now about what my question will […]
This morning started bright and early, Kerry and I were finally able to finish our classification commands in eCognition! I am so proud of us; I’ll include a screen shot of our process tree below.
Most groups continued to polish their presentations until the early afternoon and then it was just a waiting game until the […]
This morning was a little different, instead of hurriedly making lunches most of us were tapping away at our laptops trying to finish as much as possible before enjoying our half day off. Kerry and I have made a lot of progress! Ecognition has been a lot of trial and error since neither Kerry or […]
Before arriving to the field Kerry and I were unsure of what we would do since groups have been switching up. We ended up with as a sub-team of archaeology. Our leader was Jessica, who is awesome at explaining archeology and showed us the ropes. We headed into the southern part of the valley and […]
Unfortunately, the vegetation team lost most of their data so many of us regrouped and tagged onto their team. Since I had gotten a glimpse into their methods of data collection it wasn’t too difficult to jump in today. Howard and I walked around the north east part of the valley and came across some […]
Everyone was up bright and early as usual. With our new set stations in the kitchen breakfast and lunch making went fairly smooth and a lot faster than yesterday. Avocados are a new staple here which makes me very happy! We left earlier than yesterday which was nice because it was a lot cooler. Some […]