Category Archives: Websites of Interest
Arches is an open-source, web-based, geospatial information system for cultural heritage inventory and management. Purpose-built for the international cultural heritage field, Arches is designed to record all types of immovable heritage, including archaeological sites, buildings and other historic structures, landscapes, … Continue reading
In September 2012, the Ancient World Online (AWOL) posted an annotated list of resources for ancient geography. Better late than never, so here’s the link: http://ancientworldonline.blogspot.com/2012/09/roundup-of-resources-on-ancient.html Happy browsing!
David Romano at the Archaeological Mapping Lab and a team of scholars has been putting together an online geographically organized resource entitled ‘Digital Augustan Rome.’ From the website: ‘Digital Augustan Rome is a long term mapping project that is prepared to provide … Continue reading
AWOL (the Ancient World Online) reports the rollout of a new geoinformatic web service (http://ancientworldonline.blogspot.com/2012/05/geodia.html). “GeoDia (jee-oh-DEE-uh, short for “geodiachronicity”) is intended to provide a simple, intuitive way for people to visualize the temporal, geographic, and material aspects of ancient Mediterranean … Continue reading
A comprehensive site for news about LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), brought to my attttention by Meg Watters (thanks, Meg!). Tremendous resource for this form of remote sensing. News, articles, fora, blog – the works.
The Landscape Research Centre Atlas of the Archaeology of the Vale of Pickering (http://www.landscaperesearchcentre.org/atlas/LRC_Atlas.html) presents “…the interpretations of more than three decades of landscape observation and research using air-photography and geophysics to map the archeaology of parts of the Vale … Continue reading