A fireside presentation My talk at the Visitor Center in February, 2020 explored the past 20,000 years of glaciation and…2020 | Richard Carstensen | 27 minutes
A standard step for me in scoping any new project area in Lingit Aani is to assemble all historical photography. Earliest aerial cartographic missions were by the US Navy, in 1929 and 1948. An introduction to these resources is in Historic photo missions.
If I could give one piece of advice to a high school student contemplating a career in forestry, fisheries, wildlife biology, geology, or any social science with a geographic component, it would be to take a course in GIS, the way we make ‘intelligent’ maps. Demand for facility in GIS will only increase through coming decades.
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In 2008, Bob Christensen and I were 3 years into the Ground-truthing Project. During those 3 years, the Forest Service…2008 | Carstensen & Christensen | 30 pages
The Ground-truthing Project, sponsored by Sitka Conservation Society, ran from 2005 to 2010. Kenyon Fields at SCS administered the program,…2005 | Carstensen & Christensen | 63 pages
New ideas about forest structure Seeing the forest through a deer’s eyes. Thoughts on forest structure and habitat values, resulting…Winter 2003 | Richard Carstensen | 12 pages
Bedrock geology for Áak’w & T’aakú Aaní. Units based upon a shapefile by USGS, but color coded by 6 broad…2015 | Richard Carstensen |
This document assembles aerial imagery and other GIS-based maps of Montana Creek for use by teachers in class and field.…2013 | Richard Carstensen | 22 pages
Surficial geology for the Juneau area, hosted by ESRI. I used most of the geologic surface types of R.D. Miller,…2015 | Richard Carstensen |