Discuss how to use geographic information system (GIS) technology for applications that go beyond the basics for identification, evaluation, protection, and preservation of cultural resources. From geo referencing historic maps to publishing data online, looking at the latest data sources/types, and producing story maps, there are many innovative ways to use GIS technology to expand the resources available to professionals and the general public.
Deidre McCarthy, program manager, Cultural Resources Geographic Information Systems (CRGIS), National Park Service; facilitates the use of GIS to manage the location, status, and condition of cultural resources
Archaeologists, architectural historians, cultural resource managers, planners, landscape architects, historic preservationists, and historians.
GIS for Cultural Resources: An Introduction or familiarity with basic GIS terminology, functionality, and ArcGIS desktop software/ESRI products
Self-reporting may be an option for members of professional organizations that require continuing education credits.
GIS Symposium for Historical Resources
Mount Vernon, VA
March 3, 2017
Held in conjunction with NPI seminars by George Washington’s Mount Vernon
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