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Day 22: Count down to last field day

Posted on June 24, 2013

Spend the day in the field doing transects of the wall with the David Morgan cave and the adjoining wall to the east of it.  I am now focusing in on a small part of the wall to be able to do a 90 degree transform of the wall and create contours of the topology.  I will pick out contours that overlay with thermal imaging areas that are cool and that should pinpoint caves.  I also did IR transects to correlate vegetation with those areas that may be questionable to know if there was vegetation or not, however I think that true color will do just as well.  I will also attempt hillshading to see how that may help with locating caves.

I am usually pretty pooped after a day in the field followed by the mental drain of learning on the run these software packages.  I am pretty sure it shows in my writing of the blog.

My apologies!


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