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Panama, Peru, Cambodia—Bright Spots for Esri T-Shirts!

Kent Peña
Kent Pena
Kent Peña, GIS coordinator for the United States Department of Agriculture—Natural Resources Conservation Service in Wisconsin, is shown here in the Panama Canal en route from Ensenada, Mexico, to Martinique delivering the Bajavento, a 49-foot Jeanneau race cruiser. Due to some inclement weather (winds exceeding 50 knots!) off the coast of Colombia that delayed him, Kent unfortunately had to bail out in Aruba. Fortunately, he took along his Esri T-shirt.

 

Justin Fischer, Jill Fischer, Jill Stanford, and Brent Stanford
Justin and Jill Fischer, Jill and Brent Stanford
(Left to right) Justin Fischer, a wildlife biologist for the National Wildlife Research Center; Jill Fischer, a senior GIS analyst for the City of Loveland, Colorado; Jill Stanford, a GIS specialist with John Deere Ag Management; and Brent Stanford, a territory manager at EFCO, make their way out of the Amazon Rainforest in Puerto Maldonado, Peru. An eight-day visit to Peru brought them to Cuzco; the Sacred Valley; the ancient Incan ruins of Machu Picchu; and, finally, the Amazon Rainforest. They traveled up the Tambopata River to get to their jungle lodge, Wasai Tambopata Lodge, where they proudly posed with their Esri T-shirts.

Tito Vandermeyden
Tito Vandermeyden
Tito Vandermeyden, GIS engineer, Nextbus Inc., Alameda, California, wore his Esri T-shirt while visiting the Angkor Temple Complex in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Angkor is one of the most important archaeological sites in Southeast Asia and a United Nations World Heritage site. Stretching over approximately 400 square kilometers, including forested area, Angkor Archaeological Park contains the magnificent remains of the different capitals of the Khmer empire, from the 9th to the 15th century. These include the famous temple of Angkor Wat and, at Angkor Thom, the Bayon temple with its countless sculptural decorations.

 

Expanded T-Shirts

Michael Fisher
 
Michael Fisher, a geographer with the Israel Electric Company, is totally focused on the annual GIS users' bike trip put on by Systematics Technologies R.G. Ltd. (Esri's distributor in Israel). There were 150 people participating near the southern part of the Dead Sea. Thanks, Michael, for remembering your Esri T-shirt!
Adam Hall
 
Adam Hall has been involved in establishing data standards for mortgage technology (as vice chair of The Mortgage Industry Standards Maintenance Organization) and has had meetings with GIS professionals about integrating GIS standards. While skiing at La Parva, Chile, in 2005, he tracked the ski runs with his GPS device. Spring conditions were perfect weather for posing with his Esri T-shirt.
Pedro Guimarñes
 
Pedro Guimarñes works in the Department of GIS for the City of Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal. When visiting Mauritania in northwestern Africa to see the 2006 Lisbon-Dakar off-road rally (December 31, 2005, to January 15, 2006), he stopped long enough to have this photo taken near the city of Atar. The nice landscape of yellow sand dunes makes a great backdrop for his Esri T-shirt.
Michael Little
  Tim Cassel
Michael Little and Tim Cassel work for the Chester County, Pennsylvania, GIS Department. They used GPS to collect coordinates of the monuments along the arc separating Delaware and their county. The monuments are located every half mile, and they walked the whole arc with Trimble GPS equipment and their Esri T-shirts!

Wear an Esri T-shirt in a unique location and send a photograph to ArcNews. While digital photos sent via e-mail (tmiller@esri.com) are preferred, prints or slides can be sent to Thomas K. Miller, ArcNews Editor, ArcNews T-Shirt Feature, Esri, 380 New York Street, Redlands, California 92373-8100, USA.

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