Andy is a geographical information systems, remote sensing, and knowledge management consultant who has worked and travelled in numerous countries in Asia and Africa. From 2008 to 2011 Andy was Vice President of PT Hatfield Indonesia, an environmental, forestry and geomatics consulting company based in Indonesia. Andy is now a Senior Partner based at Hatfield Consultants’ head office in Vancouver, Canada. Andy completed the Gunung Bagging 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.
Daniel is an acclaimed composer, writer, teacher and creativity consultant who lives in the Far North of Scotland. He is Custodian and Project Manager for the World Ribus database of the 7150 most prominent peaks on Earth. In 2022 he gave talks on “Exploring the Mountains and Volcanoes of Java” for the Anglo-Indonesian Society and the British Embassy in Jakarta. His 2014 project ‘Making Tracks’ was supported by the Royal Geographical Society with a Neville Shulman Challenge Award. He views Gunung Bagging as an extended art project. Dan is keen to hear from hikers in Peninsular Malaysia as he hopes to explore that region further in 2024 and beyond. You can order his e-book here.
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