Geographic Information Systems
Free GIS Data
Robin Wilson, University of Southhampton
-well organized; hundreds of sites; easy to use for research purposes. Data organized by theme and country.
GIS Data Depot
-Free and for-fee data and tutorials
US State Data
University of Oregon Libraries
-Spatial data for the US, organized by state.
Introduction to ArcGIS for Archaeologists
University of Leicester’s free online tutorial series. Uses ArcGIS 9 (a bit dated), but good for the general concepts
Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access
-GIS tutorial for beginners using ESRI ArcMap; literally lays out everything about GIS; step-by-step tutorial; looks promising
What is GIS
Environmental Science Research Institute (ESRI)
-informative website about GIS and has good links to get a newcomer started
3D and Visualizations
-interesting article about software used specifically for geospatial archaeology; has links on technology about 3D archaeology.
– portal for high resolution datasets