Tag Archives: archaeology

Free course about Geographic Information Systems applied to archaeology: Certification and links to the complete course

The certification of the course about Geographic Information Systems applied to archaeology is now available (this course is also available in Spanish). This certification starts after publishing the seven modules that form the course, but it will continue open continuously, … Continue reading

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Graphical output of an archaeological project: Layouts. GIS applied to Archeology

We have reached the end of the course about GIS for Archaeologists, where you are going to learn to create a Layout with the different cartographic elements such as scale, north, legend … For this you will start from a … Continue reading

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Hydrological analysis to locate archaeological material or sites. GIS applied to Archeology

At this penultimate module of the course about GIS for Archaeologists, you will see how to perform hydrological analysis from a Digital Elevation Model (DEM), that will be able to help to locate archaeological material.

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Territorial analysis of archaeological sites: Raster geoprocessing and Digital Elevation Models. GIS applied to Archeology

We are now reaching the end of the course about GIS applied to Archaeology. At this module you will learn to apply raster geoprocesses and use Digital Elevation Models to perform the territorial analysis of archaeological sites. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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Working with historical maps: Georeferencing images. GIS applied to archaeology

A new module of the free course about GIS for archaeologists is now available, and we are now halfway through the course. At this module we will see how we can use Geographic Information Systems to georeference historical maps, so … Continue reading

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Analysis of prospection results: Vector geoprocessing. GIS applied to Archaeology

A new module of the free GIS course applied to Archeology is now available. With this module we are already starting to explore some of the advanced tools of Geographic Information Systems. We will see how to apply vector geoprocesses … Continue reading

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Digitalizing prospection areas. GIS applied to Archeology

We publish the second module (of seven) of the free ‘GIS applied to archaeology’ course, where you will learn to create geographic information through the editing tools offered by the open source software called ‘gvSIG Desktop’. We will start by … Continue reading

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Free Course: GIS for Archaeologists

In recent years, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have radically evolved the way in which spatial data are collected, analyzed and interpreted. Because of their characteristics, GIS have become useful applications for archaeologists. The appearance of gvSIG, with a complete suite … Continue reading

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Recording of “gvSIG applied to archaeology” presentation available

During the 3rd gvSIG Festival there has been a presentation about gvSIG applied to archaeology. At this video the speaker showed several successful cases studies in this sector, carried out by several users in the last years with gvSIG. At … Continue reading

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