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    Archaeology and Geoinformatics: Case Studies from the Caribbean (Caribbean Archaeology and Ethnohistory) (Paperback) Edited by Basil A. Reid, Contributions by Douglas V. Armstrong, Contributions by Ivor Conolley, Contributions by Kevin Farmer, Contributions by R. Grant Gilmore, Contributions by Mark W. Hauser, Contributions by Eric C. Klingelhofer, Contributions by David W. Knight, Contributions by Roger H. Leech, Contributions by Stephan Lenik

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    DescriptionOxbow says: Geoinformatics is an inter-disciplinary field of study that combines the use of information and technologies from GIS, GPS, satellite imagery, aerial photography, cartography, geophysical survey and photogrammetry. This collection of nine papers steers away from North Amercian and European case studies, to focus instead on the Caribbean. With studies from Barbados, St. John, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Nevis, St. Eustatius, Trinidad and Tobago, the application of geoinformatics can be seen to have signified an important advancement in Caribbean archaeology, especially due to the increased threats to archaeological sites from urban growth, agriculture, mining, land erosion, and climatic events.

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    Archaeology and Geoinformatics
    Case Studies from the Caribbean
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Basil A. Reid, Contributions by Douglas V. Armstrong, Contributions by Ivor Conolley, Contributions by Kevin Farmer, Contributions by R. Grant Gilmore, Contributions by Mark W. Hauser, Contributions by Eric C. Klingelhofer, Contributions by David W. Knight, Contributions by Roger H. Leech, Contributions by Stephan Lenik
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 234
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 431 g
    ISBN 13: 9780817354701
    ISBN 10: 0817354700

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    The University of Alabama Press
    Imprint name
    The University of Alabama Press
    Publication date
    15 May 2008
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    Author Information
    Basil A. Reid is a Lecturer in Archaeology at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.
    Review quote
    "A great contribution to Caribbean and island archaeology since it covers most of the Caribbean and includes a variety of topics, from purely academic studies on migration and slavery, to more applied approaches where geoinformatics is used for CRM purposes." - L. Antonio Curet, The Field Museum "This work is a very useful overview of the current state of the use of GIS and remote sensing technology in the Caribbean that will serve as a benchmark for future studies in the region." - Jay K. Johnson, University of Mississippi"