Recent Research Posts

I did it, I mapped a mountain and I hope to continue this research into the future. This thesis explores the causes and implications of Mt. Fuji land cover change over the 20th century. As a visual narrative, land cover mosaics were created that display prominent land cover transitions. Coupled with historical and geological contexts, …

Probst Thesis Final Draft_05-07-2014 Probst_ThesisPoster_EnvAmenities Here is my final thesis for ENVS 400 and poster. This thesis is about urban renewal in Portland and the distribution of “environmental amenities” in 3 selected neighborhoods.  Urban renewal in Portland is a process of neighborhood change that is mediated by the private sector and the Portland Development Commission …

Here is my final thesis for spring 2014 and subsequent poster.  RobertsFinalThesis! ThesisPrintPoster             This paper serves as an interrogation into how decisions regarding equity and opportunity are made and whom the built environment is intended to serve. I situate my argument around the bicycle, in an attempt to complicate the …

Wow. What a week I have had outside the town of Geraldton, Western Australia. I spent the week living with a couple that owns and operates a sheep station, orchard, and shearing contracting business. Shearing contractors, who have a vital role in the wool industry, organize and connect shearers to the woolsheds that need labor …