ABSTRACT

The focal main objective of the book is to constitute a meaningful linkage among research problems, geoinformation methods and corresponding applications. The research goals, related both to theoretical and practical issues, derive from multidisciplinary fields such as archaeology, history, geography, landscape planning, environment, geoinformation

part |2 pages

Introduction

chapter |30 pages

Introduction The role of geoinformation technologies in geocultural landscape research

ByAlenka Krek & Niki Evelpidou

part |2 pages

Part I Primary data capturing

chapter |12 pages

Using mobile GIS for Field Digital Data Acquisition (FDA) in archaeological fi eld survey

BySergio García-Dils de la Vega & Salvador Ordóñez Agulla

chapter |20 pages

The use of satellite remote sensing for the detection and analysis of geocultural heritages

ByKati Heinrich, Manfred F. Buchroithner & Oliver Bender

part |2 pages

Part II Data preparation for GIS analysis

chapter |22 pages

Geometric data preparation for GIS applications

ByDavid Podgorelec, Gregor Klajnšek, Sebastian Krivograd & Borut Žalik

chapter |24 pages

Technologies for integration and use of historical maps into GIS – Nordic examples

ByStein Tage Domaas & Per Grau Møller

part |2 pages

Part III Data analysis and interpretation

chapter |18 pages

Spatial interpolation and terrain analysis

ByJaroslav Hofi erka

chapter |28 pages

Landscape metrics – A toolbox for assessing past, present and future landscape structures

ByStefan Lang, Ulrich Walz, Hermann Klug, Thomas Blaschke & Ralf-Uwe Syrbe

part |2 pages

Part IV Case studies

chapter |18 pages

Geomorphological study of Thera and the Akrotiri archaeological site

ByTheodoros Gournelos, Niki Evelpidou, Andreas Vassilopoulos & Konstantia Chartidou

chapter |20 pages

GIS landscape models for the study of preindustrial settlement patterns in Mediterranean areas

ByTeresa Chapa Brunet, Juan Manuel Vicent García, Victorino Mayoral Herrera & Antonio Uriarte González

chapter |16 pages

Mapping and analysis of linear landscape features

ByChristian Gugl