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The Technology of History

The Technology Manager for the History Department at Princeton University, Carla Zimowsk has provided technical support for the department for 10 years. Not trained as a historian or a GIS expert, she draws upon graduate...

Google Earth & Sky

Google Earth and Maps are used extensively for instruction at Princeton because the products support a variety of media and can be used collaboratively. In their November 12 Lunch 'n Learn presentation, Bill Guthe and Ben Johnston demonstrated some of these applications.

Beyond Words: Environmental History, Digitization, and GIS

Emmanuel Kreike, Associate Professor of History at Princeton, combines models and methodologies from the humanities and social sciences with approaches from environmental science and forestry to analyze how ecological, political, social, cultural, and economic processes...

History, Remote Sensing, and GIS: the Avkat Survey Project

Princeton Professor John Haldon, the director of the Euchaita/Avkat Project, an archaeological and historical survey based around the village of Avkat in north-central Anatolia, introduced the Avkat Archaeological Survey at the March 5 Lunch ‘n...

GIS at Princeton: Gathering Knowledge from Satellite Images

At the February 28 Lunch ‘n Learn seminar, Bill Guthe, David Potere, Bethany Bradley, Wangyal Shawa presented GIS at Princeton: Gathering Knowledge from Satellite Images. Bill Guthe began the session by describing GIS and Remote...

Visualizing Spatial Information in the Classroom

GIS, just another three letter acronym, or an integral part of research and teaching? Today, when students need spatial information, they no longer turn first to paper maps. Rather, they use web browsers to search...

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