Course Description

Course Name

GIS and Remote Sensing in the Archeological Landscape

Session: VRMU3122

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

An introductory methodology course and a level 200 archaeology course or permission of the instructor.

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Geographical Information Science and Remote Sensing techniques can be used to explore archeological landscapes. This course will analyze these techniques through case-studies from different archeological periods and regions. The course will teach students to evaluate standard techniques and to map and analyze archeological data. Students will also critically asses the contribution of GIS to the theoretical and methodological development of landscape archeology.

*Course content subject to change