It Has Been Windy Here, Too

Just back from a couple of days doing fieldwork at a large Government facility about 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas. I was running the mapping, using a backpack GPS unit that gets sub meter accuracy. If you have five satellites in the right places, that is. The pain was sustained 20 mph winds with guests to 45 or 50 mph. Those rip the hard hat off you head, the maps and papers out of your hands and fill your eyes with airborne grit. Ugh.

I’m looking at the raw data on the other box, however, and it’s good that the maps will look nice at least! 🙂

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I am the non-admin personality of blivet tool & die I have been academically trained as a professional archaeologist (MA, RPA) and now live in Arvada, CO. Father, husband, scientist, geek of several trades, and high-functioning Autistic adult. Future planetary expatriate?