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Geographical Information Systems in Archaeology free pdf Geographical Information Systems is a rapidly growing archaeological method which has moved from the domain of the computer specialist into that of the wider archaeological community. This book provides a comprehensive guide on the use of GIS in archaeology and is designed to explore the concept of GIS and illustrate how it can be put to practical use. The authors discuss spatial database design, data acquisition, methods of spatial data modelling, spatial analysis, and techniques of visualization from an archaeological perspective. Exploring the strengths and limitations of GIS, this book is an essential tool for students and professional archaeologists alike.

About James Conolly

James Conolly holds the Canada Research Chair in Archaeology at Trent University. His research interests include landscape archaeology, quantitative methods and the origins of early agriculture. He is co-editor (with Sue Colledge) of Early Neolithic Agriculture in South West Asia and Europe (forthcoming). Mark Lake is a lecturer at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. His research interests include early prehistory and evolutionary archaeology. He is a contributor to Handbook of Archaeological Sciences (forthcoming) and a member of the editorial board of World Archaeology.

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Author : James Conolly
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Data Published : 04 May 2006
ISBN : 0521797446
EAN : 9780521797443
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 358 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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