GIS and Remote Sensing in the Archeological Landscape

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    GIS and Remote Sensing in the Archeological Landscape

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Archaeology, Computer Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    An introductory methodology course and a level 200 archaeology course or permission of the instructor.

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Geographical Information Science and Remote Sensing techniques can be used to explore archeological landscapes. This course will analyze these techniques through case-studies from different archeological periods and regions. The course will teach students to evaluate standard techniques and to map and analyze archeological data. Students will also critically asses the contribution of GIS to the theoretical and methodological development of landscape archeology.

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