Environmental Science Division (EVS) a Division of Argonne National Laboratory
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Jennifer M. Abplanalp
Cultural and Visual Resources Specialist
M.A., Anthropology, Northern Illinois University, 2008.
Current Role
Cultural and Visual Resources Specialist, Cultural and Visual Resources Team.
Cultural resources management; archaeological surveys; mapping of archaeological sites; tribal consulting; application of Google Earth and ArcGIS in visual impact assessments.
Career Highlights
  • Cultural resources manager: Data recovery, laboratory management, curating, small exhibit design, repatriation, public archaeology.
  • Archaeological surveyor and mapper: Test excavations and data recovery projects on federal, county, and privately owned land; recording and mapping of hundreds of prehistoric and historic archaeological sites in Southern California, the U.S. Southeast, and the Midwest.
  • Tribal consultant and archaeology laboratory manager: Data collection and management, artifact analysis and curating, innovation in field data collection and management.
  • Visual resource manager: Use of Google Earth and ArcGIS to prepare visualizations for visual impact assessments of utility-scale solar and wind farm facilities; maintenance of the administrative record for environmental projects.