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Predicting the Past: GIS Modeling on the Carrizo Plain National Monument

Author(s): Tamara Whitley

Year: 2016

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The Carrizo Plain National Monument contains some of the most significant heritage resources in North America. This includes the 100 Native American habitation and pictograph sites within the Carrizo Plain Archaeological District National Historic Landmark. Appropriate management is critical to the preservation of these sensitive resources. The results of GIS modeling can be directly applied toward a wide variety of historic preservation approaches. This presentation will describe the development of a site location predictive model for the CPNM and its direct application to resource management.


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Predicting the Past: GIS Modeling on the Carrizo Plain National Monument. Tamara Whitley. Presented at The 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, Florida. 2016 ( tDAR id: 404977)


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min long: -122.761; min lat: 29.917 ; max long: -109.27; max lat: 42.553 ;

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