Ciencia de la información geográfica en los estudios históricos del paisaje

  1. 1 Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Parque Científico Tecnológico Marino de Taliarte; Telde, España
Geofocus: Revista Internacional de Ciencia y Tecnología de la Información Geográfica

ISSN: 1578-5157

Year of publication: 2021

Issue: 28

Pages: 121-134

Type: Article

DOI: 10.21138/GF.736 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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The use of geographic information science in historical landscape studies at the theoretical-methodological level constitutes a clear scientific gap that needs to be filled. This work explores this field, considering important issues in relation to spatio-temporal analyses and integration, as well as the sources and the main techniques which can be used. A brief description and explanation is provided of photointerpretation, vector, raster and remote sensing techniques as useful tools for spatial analysis in historical landscape studies. Finally, an overview of the field is given through several examples of case studies and theoretical-methodological publications, providing in this way a brief state-of-the-art.

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