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Anthropology, space, and geographic information systems [electronic resource] / [edited by] Mark Aldenderfer, Herbert D.G. Maschner.

Contributor(s): Aldenderfer, Mark S | Maschner, Herbert D. G.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Spatial information systems: Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996Description: 1 online resource (x, 294 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780195358957 (electronic bk.); 0195358953 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Anthropology -- Data processing -- Congresses | Cartography -- Data processing -- Congresses | Geographic information systems -- Congresses | Spatial analysis (Statistics) -- Congresses | Cartograf�ia -- Procesamiento electr�onico de datos -- Congresos | Sistemas de informaci�on -- Geograf�ia -- Congresos | An�alisis espacial (Estad�istica) -- Congresos | Anthropologie -- Informatique -- Congr�es | Cartographie -- Informatique -- Congr�es | Syst�emes d'information g�eographique -- Congr�es | Analyse spatiale (Statistique) -- Congr�es | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Regional Studies | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- General | Culturele antropologie | Cartografie | Geografische informatiesystemen | Ruimtelijke analyseGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Anthropology, space, and geographic information systems.DDC classification: 301/.0285 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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 Yanoman�o 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.
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Papers from a conference held in Santa Barbara, January, 1992.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-289) and index.

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 Yanoman�o 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.

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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.

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