relief models

Caroline Rose and Magnetic Mendota

At the “Science Hall After Dark” event Nov 11, I was fortunate to meet an interesting young geographer, Caroline Rose. She’s made a 3D map of Lake Mendota at Madison, Wisconsin for the Wisconsin Hoofers. It’s available for viewing at their space at Memorial Union on campus. Her portfolio of the project is here: http://cmrrose.github.io/mendota.html . The project was featured on…

leaving your mark

New word: Petrosomatoglyph. It’s the body prints or markings in a rock-like substance. Think of a handprint in your neighborhood cement sidewalk. Petrosomatoglyph. Hollywood Boulevard Walk of Fame. Dinosaur footprints in fossilized mud. The ancient Indian markings in the southwestern desert. (I’ve heard that cement layers, who were Mets fans, when refurbishing the old Yankee Stadium wrote…

Relief model video: University Place

This presentation was recorded at the Wisconsin Historical Society “History Sandwiched In” series in July 2013. Since that recording, my continuing research has changed some of the facts stated in the video. Those changes are noted underneath the video.