Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

My summer by the numbers… Over the course of my internship, I spent 5 days on the Colorado River, 1 day on Lake Powell, 3 days on a paleontology survey, and the rest of my time at park headquarters. Outside of work, I’ve visited 2 national...

This blog marks the halfway point of my time at Glen Canyon. For such a short period of time, I’ve learned and experienced so many new things. It’s impossible to choose a favorite part of the internship, but I can share some highlights… My favorite part...

Since my last blog post, I have spent most of my time in the office processing imagery collected over the past few years as part of the archeological site erosion monitoring project. This processing involves using photogrammetry software to stitch the images together, turning them...

As I mentioned in my last blog post, I am the geomorphology assistant for the Archaeology division at Glen Canyon Recreation Area (GLCA). You may be wondering, what does geomorphology have to do with archaeology?My main project is using photogrammetry to monitor erosion at archeological...

hello! My name is elise chan, and this summer i am the Geomorphology assistant at the glen canyon national recreation area. I am a rising senior at Middlebury College studying Geology with a minor in Geography. Between growing up in Seattle, Washington and attending college in...