Show notes for AVSP Episode 30

A VerySpatial Podcast

Shownotes – Episode 30

February 12, 2006
Main Topic: GIS in Archaeology

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  • VW and Google join forces
  • New Geospatial Line Item in US Federal IT Budget
  • Million dollar blocks
  • New tomb uncovered in the Valley of the Kings
  • Open Source Geospatial Foundation begins
  • Join us at the AAG on our podcast and blog panel
  • WebCorner:

    eDuShi allows you to access spatial information from a reconstructed cityscape

    Main Topic:
    GIS in Archaeolgy

  • Past Time, Past PlacePast Time, Past Place edited by Anne Knowles
  • David Rumsey Collection
  • Jesse’s Shell Fragmentation paper from 1996
  • Archaeological mapping
  • Use of models (predictive modeling)
  • Visualscapes by Marcos Llobera
  • Reconstructions and multimedia…GREAT paper on Sensuous and Reflexive GIS
  • National Park Service
  • Events:

  • International Lidar Mapping Forum
    Feb 13-14
    Denver, CO
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting
    St. Louis, MO.
    Feb 16-20
  • AAG
    Chicago, IL
    March 7-10
  • 37th South Dakota State Geography Convention
    Brookings, SD
    April 6-7
  • Music this week by Geoffrey C. Smith, song “February”

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    Written by

    Jesse is Instructor in Geography and a PhD candidate in Geography focusing on the integration of phenomenology and geospatial technologies to study prehistoric cultural landscape. He is a GIS Professional and Registered Professional Archaeologist and holds an MA in Geography and a BS in Anthropology with a concentration in archaeology.