Study the Scientist: A Historical Architect
Historical Architect George Jaramillo works for the branch of History, Architecture and Landscapes within the Resources Management and Science Division. Originally from Miami, Fla., he joined the park staff in 2008 with previous experience in architecture, historic preservation and sustainable development. Prior to federal service, Jaramillo worked at a New York City architectural office for three years. He is a graduate of Columbia University's Historic Preservation program and Cornell University's School of Architecture Planning and Preservation. (2 minutes 46 seconds)
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Did You Know?
In Yosemite Valley, dropping over 594-foot Nevada Fall and then 317-foot Vernal Fall, the Merced River creates what is known as the “Giant Staircase.” Such exemplary stair-step river morphology is characterized by a large variability in river movement and flow, from quiet pools to the dramatic drops of the waterfalls themselves.