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Title Anthropology, space, and geographic information systems / [edited by] Mark Aldenderfer, Herbert D.G. Maschner
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (x, 294 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Spatial information systems
Spatial information systems.
Contents Land degradation in the Peruvian Amazon: applying GIS in human ecology research -- The use of GIS to measure spatial patterns of ethnic firms in the Los Angeles garment industry -- A formal justification for the application of GIS to the cultural ecological analysis of land-use intensification and deforestation in the Amazon -- Integrating socioeconomic and geographic information systems: a methodology for rural development and agricultural policy design -- Empirical and methodological problems in developing a GIS database for Yanomanö tribesmen located in remote areas --A time to rend, a time to sew: new perspectives on Northern Anasazi sociopolitical development in late prehistory -- Moving from catchments to cognition: tentative steps toward a larger archaeological context for GIS -- An analysis of late-horizon settlement patterns in the Teotihuacan-Temascalapa Basins: a location-allocation and GIS-based approach -- The politics of settlement choice on the Northwest Coast: cognition, GIS, and coastal landscapes -- The role of GIS in the management of archaeological data: an example of application for the Spanish administration -- The role of GIS in the interdisciplinary investigations at Olorgesailie, Kenya, a Pleistocene Archaeological locality -- Danebury revisited: an English Iron Age Hillfort in a digital landscape -- Geographic information systems and spatial analysis in the social sciences
Summary 1. Quantitative Anthropology, Space, and Geographical Information Systems, M. Aldenderfer. 2. Land Degradation in the Peruvian Amazon: Applying GIS in Human Ecology Research, W.M. Loker. 3. The Use of GIS to Measure Spatial Patterns of Ethnic Firms in the Los Angeles Garment Industry, C.G. Arnold and R.P. Appelbaum. 4. A Formal Justification for the Application of GIS to the Cultural Ecological Analysis of Land Use Intensification and Deforestation in the Amazon, C.A. Behrens. 5. Integrating Socioeconomic and Geographic Information Systems: A Methodology for Rural Development and Agricultural
Notes Papers from a conference held in Santa Barbara, January, 1992
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-289) and index
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Subject Anthropology -- Data processing -- Congresses.
Cartography -- Data processing -- Congresses.
Geographic information systems -- Congresses.
Spatial analysis (Statistics) -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Aldenderfer, Mark S.
Maschner, Herbert D. G.
ISBN 0195358953 (electronic bk.)
9780195358957 (electronic bk.)