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Anthropology, space, and geographic information systems

Author: Mark S Aldenderfer; Herbert D G Maschner
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Series: Spatial information series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Major advances in the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have been made in both anthropology and archaeology. This book will bring together users of GIS in these fields to describe research  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Aldenderfer, Mark S.
Anthropology, space, and geographic information systems.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
(DLC) 95032350
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark S Aldenderfer; Herbert D G Maschner
OCLC Number: 646800171
Description: 1 online resource (x, 294 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Quantitative Anthropology, Space, and Geographical seformation Systems ; Land Degradation in the Peruvian Amazon: Applying GIS in Human Ecology Research ; The Use of GIS to Measure Spatial Patterns of Ethnic Firms in the Los Angeles Garment Industry ; A Formal Justification for the Application of GIS to the Cultural Ecological Analysis of Land Use Intensification and Deforestation in the Amazon ; Integrating Socioeconomic and Geographic Information Systems: A Methodology for Rural Development and Agricultural Policy Design ; Empirical and Methodological Problems in Developing a GIS Database for Yanamano Tribesmen Located in Remote Areas ; A Time to Rend, A Time to Sew: New Perspectives on Northern Anasazi Sociopolitical Development in Late Prehistory ; Moving from Catchments to Cognition Tentative Steps Towards a Larger Archaeological Context for GIS ; An Analysis of Late-Horizon Settlement Patterns in the Teotihuacan-Temascalapa Basins: A Location-Allocation and GIS Based Approach ; The Politics of Settlement Choice on the Northwest Coast: Cognition, GIS, and Coastal Landscapes ; The Role of GIS in the Management of Archaeological Data: An Example of Application for the Spanish Administration ; The Role of GIS in the Interdisciplinary Investigations at Olorgesailie, Kenya, a Pleistocene Archaeological Locality ; Danebury Revisited: An English Iron Age Hillfort in a Digital Landscape ; Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Analysis in the Social Sciences
Series Title: Spatial information series.
Responsibility: Mark Aldenderfer, Herbert D.G. Maschner.


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