Ben Donnan is an intern for the NCPTT in Archaeology/GIS applications for Summer 2013 under the supervision of Tad Britt. The project that he will be working on focuses on developing a database and model that could aid in site predictions in Death Valley National Park. Ben currently is working on a MA in Anthropology at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. He attend Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA for his undergraduate degree. Some previous work that Ben has participated in has been with terrestrial LiDAR modeling of Charleston, SC Civil War Batteries, Electrical Resistivity Tomography at Toltec Mounds and some Cultural Resource Management surveys. When not working with Archaeology or GIS, Ben enjoys traveling, visiting with family/friends and has been section hiking the Appalachian Trail with the intent to eventually do the entire trail.