By Dr. Basil A. Reid, Joshua M. Torres, David W Knight, Ivor Conolley, Kevin Farmer, Reniel Rodríguez Ramos, Bheshem Ramial, Parris Lyew-Ayee, Stephan T. Lenik, Richard Grant Gilmore III, Eric Klingehofer, Mark W. Hauser, Roger Henry Leech
Addressing using geoinformatics in Caribbean archaeology, this quantity is predicated on case stories drawn from particular island territories, specifically, Barbados, St. John, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Nevis, St. Eustatius, and Trinidad and Tobago, in addition to inter-island interplay and panorama conceptualization within the Caribbean area. Geoinformatics is mainly severe in the Caribbean the place web site destruction is severe as a result of hurricane surges, hurricanes, ocean and riverine erosion, urbanization, industrialization, and agriculture, in addition to advertisement improvement alongside the very waterfronts that have been domestic to many prehistoric peoples. by means of demonstrating that the zone is fertile flooring for the applying of geoinformatics in archaeology, this quantity locations a well-needed scholarly highlight at the Caribbean.Contributors:Douglas V. Armstrong, Ivor Conolley, Kevin Farmer, R. supply Gilmore III, Mark W. Hauser, Eric Klingelhofer, David W. Knight, Roger H. Leech, Stephan Lenik, Parris Lyew-Ayee, Bheshem Ramlal, Basil A. Reid, Reniel Rodr?guez, Joshua M. Torres
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For permission to reuse this work, contact the University of Alabama Press. 4. Visibility ranges based on point sample. The base map is the GTOPO30 DEM. You are reading copyrighted material published by the University of Alabama Press. S. Copyright law is illegal and injures the author and publisher. For permission to reuse this work, contact the University of Alabama Press. 22 / Joshua M. Torres and Reniel Rodríguez Ramos most of the Greater and Lesser Antilles, the landmasses are visually contiguous, providing a sense of continuity, a sense of continentality.
For permission to reuse this work, contact the University of Alabama Press. 2 Developing Weights-of-Evidence Predictive Models for the Cultural Resource Management of Pre-Columbian Sites in Trinidad Basil A. Reid Aimed at enhancing cultural resource management of Trinidad’s preColumbian sites, this chapter discusses weights-of-evidence models for three watersheds in the south and southwest of Trinidad. Pre-Columbian sites and their areal association with evidential themes (such as landform, relief, soils, and land capability) formed the basis of these predictive models.
1). This lineal configuration has led to consideration of this landscape as an ideal laboratory for addressing questions about human migration and cultural evolution. Traditionally, migration into the Antilles has been characterized by a stepping-stone model of movement northward through the islands from South America (Rouse 1953, 1992). However, the origins and pace of that movement are still points of contention (Callaghan 1995, 2001, 2003; Curet 2005; Wilson et al. 1998). , at the series level), until social or environmental pressures necessitated their expansion to the next suitable island (see Curet 2005:28–30 for a detailed discussion).