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By Steven Archer, Kevin Bartoy

Among dust and dialogue advocates recentering the fabrics that make archaeology archaeology, within the wish of reinvigorating dialogues in regards to the historical previous, and archaeological contributions to its realizing. The instances awarded during this quantity revisit previous equipment and former scholarly methods with new views, and contain the most recent applied sciences on hand for realizing the prior. utilizing their very own paintings as examples, the individuals discover the connections among technique and interpretation.

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The interaction of human cultures and the environment has been a constant theme throughout our 25 years of work. The changing nature of forest cover is one measure of this interaction that can be measured using our historical and modern GIS database. Modern satellite images were acquired from 1972 (Landsat 1), 1986 (SPOT 1), and 2002 (ASTER), and these were classified into land use and land cover categories, including forest cover. Once the Cassini vegetation data was extracted, it could be compared with the modern forest cover data derived from SPOT satellite imagery in 1988 and ASTER data from 2002.

Our long duration, interdisciplinary study of this area has brought together researchers from multiple disciplines and interests (Crumley and Marquardt, 1987). The interaction of human cultures and the environment has been a constant theme throughout our 25 years of work. The changing nature of forest cover is one measure of this interaction that can be measured using our historical and modern GIS database. Modern satellite images were acquired from 1972 (Landsat 1), 1986 (SPOT 1), and 2002 (ASTER), and these were classified into land use and land cover categories, including forest cover.

Under Colbert, the French Academy decided in 1668 to create a more accurate map of France, which brings us to the famed Cassini family. The Cassini family contained four generations of cartographers and scientists who revolutionized cartography in France and throughout Europe. Jean Dominique Cassini (1625-1712, known as Cassini I) was born in Italy, and was a famed astronomer and the first Director of the Paris Observatory. He discovered several smaller moons of Saturn and the gap in the rings that bear his name.

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