NH Stone Wall Mapper | Level 1 - Start Mapping Walls [online workshop]

NH Stone Wall Mapper Training - Level 1 - start mapping walls

This workshop is collaboration between UNH Cooperative Extension and the NH Geological Survey

Workshop summary   Stone walls have long been considered a part of landscape in New Hampshire, but little is known about the full extent of these relics from our state's past.  Now that high resolution of Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) imagery is available for the entire state,  revealing - among other things - stone walls that are deep within forests, we have the chance to better understand the true geologic and cultural heritage of these structures. An online tool, the NH Stone Wall Mapper, allows anyone to view "hillshade" LiDAR images anywhere in the state and use it to map stone walls that it reveals. This workshop focuses on the use of the NH Stone Wall Mapper to build a GIS database of stone walls throughout the state, including a background on stone walls in NH, LiDAR technology, and how to use the mapper itself.

online mapping
Remote training
novice
Intermediate

Participants will learn   the basics of stone walls in NH  |  the basics of LiDAR technology  |   how to map stone walls in NH

Software discussed   NH Stone Wall Mapper

Length   6:30pm to 8:00pm

Dates   October 4, 2021  |  October 20, 2021

Format   REMOTE - participants attend via Zoom

Cost   no fee is required

Contact   content - email Shane Bradt or call 603-862-4277  |  logistics - email Jen Adie or call 603-862-1029

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Jennifer Adie
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (603) 862-1029
Office: UNH Cooperative Extension, 218 Nesmith Hall, Durham, NH 03824

Shane Bradt
Associate Extension Professor, Geography
Associate Extension Professor, Biological Sciences
Full Extension State Specialist Professor
Phone: 603-862-4277
Office: Cooperative Extension, 319 Nesmith Hall, Durham, NH 03824