The research goals, both theoretical and practical, originate from multidisciplinary fields such as archaeology, history, geography, landscape planning, environment, geoinformation science, geology and geomorphology. Illustrated with practical examples, this book links research problems, geoinformation methods, and corresponding applications.
1. Introduction: Research components linking papers; Data quality, scales, errors and accuracy; What is geo-cultural landscape; Are we interested in what modern man caused to the landscape? - 2. Data capturing and mapping: Introduction; Vertical photogrammetry; Oblique aerial photography; Lidar; High resolution satellite image interpretation; Global Positioning Systems; Field data collection; Vectorisation and rectification of historical maps; Technical concept of WebGIS - 3. Analysis and modeling: Introduction; Surface modelling; Linear landscape features; Landscape characterisation; Land use analysis; Landscape metrics; Geo-cultural modeling; Visualisation - 4. Case Studies: a. Roscommon, Ireland; b. Lincolnshire, Great Britain; c. Thira, Akrotiri, Greece; d. Vindobona, Austria; e. Eastern Andalusia, Spain; f. Potenza valley, Italy; g. Eastern Andalusia, Spain; h. Potenza valley, Italy; i. Lac de Montady, France. @@@@