The Keweenaw Time Traveler was featured in an article in the Detroit Free Press. Co-Director Dr. Sarah Scarlett and Senior Research Associate Dan Trepal illustrate how the Time Traveler can be used to understand how the towns of the Keweenaw have changed over time.
Read the story and watch the video here:
HESAL Lab Director Dr. Don Lafreniere published the Routledge Companion to Spatial History along with colleagues from Lancaster University and Flinders University. The book has 28 chapters, all using GIS in history, to covering a wide range of topics ranging including population flows, urban change, environmental history, and spatial humanities.
The a preview of the book can be seen on Google Books or can be ordered here
John Arnold and Don Lafreniere recently published an article entitled "Creating a longitudinal, data-driven 3D model of change over time in a postindustrial landscape using GIS and CityEngine" in the Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development.
The article uses the big data of the Copper Country Historical Spatial Data Infrastructure (the backbone of the Keweenaw Time Traveler) to model Michigan's Copper Country's built environment in 3D.