GIS and NTIC III

Master'’s Degree in Archaeological Techniques
ECTS; º Ano, , 0,0 T + 0,0 PL + 0,0 TP + 0,0 P + 0,0 TC + 0,0 S + 0,0 E + 0,0 OT + 0,0 O

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not apply

Objectives
Students should acquire the competencies which allow for GIS in
archeology and heritage.

Program
1. Introduction to GIS
2. Origin and evolution of GIS
3. Applications to Archaeology
4. Data models
5. Reference systems and projections
6. Georreferenced sites / objects
7. Inquiry Data
8. Maps visualization
9. Spatial analysis and data management

Evaluation Methodology
Practical work using GIS software

Bibliography
- Conolly, J. e Lake, M. (2006). Geographical Information Systems in Archaeology. (Vol. I). Cambridge: Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology
- Wheatley, D. e Gillings, M. (2002). Spatial Technology and Archaeology: The Archaeological Applications of GIS. (Vol. I). London: Taylor Francis

Method of interaction
This unit is essentially practical laboratory. the concepts of GIS and its application to archeology and cultural heritage will be developed. The adopted teaching methodology includes an important component of practical application.

Software used in class
ArcGis/Arcmap