Applying Google Earth in paleontological and archaeological research

(GIS) are a critical aspect of modern day archaeological and paleoanthropological research. GIS systems expedite analyzing and managing large amounts of spatial data, and can really improve mapping locations where artifacts or fossils are found. Unfortunately, the price point and learning curve involved in using GIS applications, like ArchGIS make it an unapproachable technology. An... Continue Reading →

Data Portability in Paleoanthropology

I realize what I will be addressing is several months late and not the freshest anthropology news, but with the recent news of Google and Facebook joining the data portability initiative, I think this is a opportune time to have an open discussion about paleoanthropological data and data sharing. You're probably asking yourself, "Google and... Continue Reading →

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