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Title New geospatial approaches to the anthropological sciences / edited by Robert L. Anemone and Glenn C. Conroy
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (301 pages)
Series School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar Series
School for Advanced Research advanced seminar series.
Contents Front Cover; Half Title; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Chapter One. Geospatial Anthrolpology: Integrating Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Sciences in Anthropological Fieldwork and Analysis by Robert L. Anemone and Glenn C. Conroy; Chapter Two. Ongoing Developments in Geospatial Data, Software, and Hardware with Prospects for Anthropological Applications Charles W. Emrson and Robert L. Anemone; Chapter Three. Geospatial Approaches to Hominid Paleontology in Africa: What's Old, What's New, and What Doesn't Change by Leslea J. Hlusko
Chapter Four. Assessing Unsupervised Image Classification as an Aid in Paleoanthropological Explorations by Glenn C. Conroy, Any Chew, Kenneth D. Rose, Thomas M. Bown, Robert L. Anemone, and Gregg F. GunnellChapter Five. Taking Virtual Anthropology to the Field: Building Three-Dimensional Digital Outcrop Models of Fossil Localitieis by Robert L. Anemone, Charles W. Emerson, Tyler W. Jones, Junshan Liu, and Cory Henderson; Chapter Six. Tooth Surface Topography: A Scale-Sensitive Approach with Implications for Inferring Dental Adaptation and Diet by Peter S. Ungar
Chapter Seven. Classifying Land Cover on Very High Resolution Drone-Acquired Orthomosaics by Serge A. Wich, Lian Pin Koh, and Zoltan SzantoiChapter Eight. Understanding the Ecological Decision-Making Tiwanaku Pastoralists through Geospatial Agent-Based Models by Benjamin Vining anf Sara Burns; Chapter Nine. Pastoralist Participation (PastPart): A Model of Mobility and Connectivity across the Inner Asian Mountain Corridor by Michael D. Frachetti, C. Evan Smith, and Cody Copp
Chapter Ten. Modeling Archaeological Landscape Transformations in Early Andean Empires by Patrick Ryan Williams, Ana Cristina Londoño, and Megan HartChapter Eleven. PaleoCore: An Open-Source Platform for Geospatial Data Integration in Paleoanthropology by Denné N. Reed, W. Andrew Barr, and John Kappelman; References; Contributors; Index
Summary Arguing that geospatial analysis holds great promise for much anthropological inquiry, the contributors have designed this volume to show how the powerful tools of GIScience can be used to benefit a variety of research programs
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 04, 2018)
Subject Anthropology -- Geographic information systems.
Geospatial data -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Anemone, Robert L., editor
Conroy, Glenn C., editor
ISBN 082635968X (electronic book)
9780826359681 (electronic book)