Application of Geographic Information and Management Systems to Underwater Heritage

Pós-Graduação em Arqueologia Subaquática
6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 15,0 T + 15,0 PL + 15,0 TP

Lecturer
- Rita Ribeiro de Carvalho Ferreira Anastácio

Prerequisites
Not apply

Objectives
Students should acquire skills in the area of Geographic Information Systems, namely in the techniques of representation of geographic information exploration, management and processing.

Program
Definition of GIS
Origin and evolution of GIS
Applications to Archaeology and Cultural Heritage
Data models
Reference systems and projections
Geo-referenced sites / objects
Inquiry data
View maps
Spatial analysis and data management

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous evaluation:
- Practical test - 70%
- Theoretical test - 30%

Evaluation by examination:
- Practical work in GIS + Report

Bibliography
- , .(2006). Geographical Information Systems in Archaeology. (Vol. I). Cambridge : Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology
- , .(2002). Spatial Technology and Archaeology: The Archaeological Applications of GIS.. (Vol. I). London: Taylor Francis
- , .(1989). Geographic Information Systems: a management perspective.. (Vol. I). Ottawa, Canada: WDL Publications
- , .(1998). Principles of Geographical Information Systems. (Vol. 1). (pp. 1-333). Oxford: Oxford University Press

Method of interaction
This unit will have an exhibition component, underpinned by appropriate multimedia resources and complemented with presentation of case studies.

Software used in class
ArcGis