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Printing the Andes

It all started with a discussion between doctoral student Susana Velasquez-Franco and the J. Willard Marriott Library’s GIS specialist Justin Sorensen, after the workshop he hosted in September 2020, “Digital to Physical: Using GIS Technology to Create 3-D Topographic Models.” Velasquez-Franco had requested help related to printing a Digital Elevation Model (DEM) with a depth model from her main doctoral dissertation study site. Velasquez-Franco, who has a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in biology, is currently working on her doctorate in the U’s geography department.

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Last Updated: 10/18/21