Andy is a geographical information systems and remote sensing scientist who has worked and travelled in several countries in Southeast Asia, including Indonesia, Lao PDR, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Thailand. From 2008 to 2011 Andy was Vice President of PT Hatfield Indonesia, an environmental, forestry and geomatics consulting company based in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. Andy is now based at Hatfield Consultants office in Vancouver, Canada.
Andy implemented gunungbagging.com using WordPress and by extensively customising an existing WordPress theme; Andy also completed the prominence analysis using software tools and elevation data to systematically identify the Ribus and calculate their elevation and prominence. Andy hopes to continue bagging volcanoes when he visits Indonesia.
Dan is an acclaimed explorer, composer and writer who is now based in Stornoway, Outer Hebrides, Scotland. You can stay with him as part of a holiday via Airbnb. In addition to Gunung Bagging, Dan is involved with several other cultural and educational websites.
Dan is the lead writer and editor for gunungbagging.com and the coordinator of content development including the photographic archives. His 2014 expedition project ‘Making Tracks: Researching the Mountains of Malaysia and Indonesia’ was supported by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) with a Neville Shulman Challenge Award.
For booking talks, lectures etc. in the UK or Europe, or for assistance with expedition or hiking holiday itinerary planning, documentary filming & logistics within Indonesia, you can contact Dan below.
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