The Mountain Legacy Project Explorer website provides a map-based tool for investigating MLP collections. But, unless you know the area the photos are from, it is sometimes hard to determine which way they are looking and how much of the landscape they cover. Viewshed analysis to the rescue — read on to find out how!
The July/August edition of Discover Magazine is out and it is particularly special for the Mountain Legacy Project because we are part of the Ecology, Sustainability, and Climate Change section!
The Mountain Legacy Project has long hoped to examine historic glass plate negatives from the Northwest Territories. Last year, while working with research colleagues from Library and Archives Canada | Bibliothèque et Archives Canada, our wish was granted! Let us introduce you to 47 historic images from the stunning South Nahanni in the NWT.
From Oct 2 – 5, 2018, Mountain Legacy team members gathered in Banff Alberta with over 150 other mountain studies practitioners for the Thinking Mountains 2018 interdisciplinary research summit. It was indeed a “peak” experience!! Read more about MLP’s contribution here.
On October 5th, 2018, Spark, CBC Radio’s weekly program exploring technology, innovation and design, went out with the Mountain Legacy Project to do some repeat photography. Full disclosure – the repeat photography session actually happened in August this past summer.
From July 23 – 26th, 2018 UVic’s Mountain Legacy Project (MLP) joined forces with Dr. Liza Piper from University of Alberta’s Kule Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) to rephotograph images from the historic Alberta Coal Branch area. Check out some of the changes in this area where industry interfaces with wilderness.