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Mi Datos Su Datos? Opportunities and Challenges Posed by Data Sharing

Author(s): M. Jared Wood

Year: 2015

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Rapid technological advancements and increased availability of hardware and software are boons to archaeologists gathering and interpreting spatial data from anthropogenic landscapes. These datasets are increasingly unmatched in quality and quantity, allowing for visualization, analysis, and explication of built and modified environments reflecting human behavior. While these advancements are clearly well-received by individual archaeologists, the enduring question remains: When (and how) should data be shared? This poster explores this question with a focus on site documentation and interpretation through terrestrial LiDAR, and addresses potential opportunities and challenges posed by creating, curating, and sharing hard-won spatial data.

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Mi Datos Su Datos? Opportunities and Challenges Posed by Data Sharing. M. Jared Wood. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 395952)


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min long: -91.274; min lat: 24.847 ; max long: -72.642; max lat: 36.386 ;

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America