Monthly Archives: July 2016

Week 11

Proposed work for the week of July 25, 201  3 drilling rigs continue to install bores Circuit 11 lateral piping completed and tested  Bedbase and Backfill lateral 11 trench Grout circuit 10 Excavation for lateral piping for circuit 10 trench Continue to backfill for southern edge of new parking areas   Continue reading

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Week 10

Proposed work for the week of July 18, 2016 3 drilling rigs continue to install bores Circuit 12 lateral piping completed and tested Backfill lateral 12 trench Excavation for lateral piping for circuit 11 trench begin lateral piping for circuit 11 Continue to backfill for southern edge of new parking areas   Continue reading

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North Woods Events Updates!

Hi All! This week, Yesenia is out of town so burning bush removal has slowed down a bit. However, there is a tour scheduled for this evening at 7 starting at the Falstaff’s kiosk. Learn about the historic blue trail … Continue reading Continue reading

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Sleep Drive Mechanism in the Fly Brain?

It has been a longstanding goal of sleep research to discover what happens in the brain to cause us to feel sleepy. Logic tells us that some signal must build up during hours of wakefulness that eventually tips… Read More Continue reading

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Lab-stract Art

            Yup, that’s me. Not today, but about 12 years ago, when I was a graduate student in Ted Abel’s lab. Turns out that the imagers (see above right, except the one I… Read More Continue reading

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The Skidmore Geoscience Augmented Reality Sandbox

By Alex Chaucer and Connor Christoffersen So, you may have heard the term “augmented reality” (AR) lately.  It is gaining in name recognition due to the new Pokémon GO game that many are playing, even here at Skidmore. Did you know that augmented reality can be used as an instructional technology in the college classroom? The […] Continue reading

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Week 9

Proposed work for the week of July 11, 2016 3 drilling rigs continue to install bores Circuit 13 lateral piping completed and tested Backfill lateral 13 trench Excavation for lateral piping for circuit 12 trench begin lateral piping for circuit 12 Continue to backfill for southern edge of new parking areas Continue reading

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Gotta map ’em all

Pokémon GO is a new augmented reality, location-based game. As it has been dominating the news since it’s release, we thought it might be a good idea to help campus visitors who might be searching the campus for digital goodies. The GIS Center analyzed the campus and found the key Pokémon resources that folks might […] Continue reading

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Ridding The Trails of Burning Bush

Sana and I continue to work diligently in the woods. For the past 3 weeks or so we have really been focusing our attention on the Red and Blue trails. You might have even seen us working! We are trying … Continue reading Continue reading

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Week 8

Proposed work for the week of July 4, 2016 3 drilling rigs continue to install bores Circuit 14 lateral piping completed and tested Backfill lateral 14 trench Excavation for lateral piping for circuit 13 trench begin lateral piping for circuit 13 Begin to backfill for southern edge of new parking areas Milestone—  1/3 of bores … Continue reading Week 8 Continue reading

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