Flexibility by Design: How Mobile GIS Meets the Needs of Archaeological Survey

  title={Flexibility by Design: How Mobile GIS Meets the Needs of Archaeological Survey},
  author={Nicholas Tripcevich},
  journal={Cartography and Geographic Information Science},
  pages={137 - 151}
  • Nicholas Tripcevich
  • Published 1 January 2004
  • Computer Science
  • Cartography and Geographic Information Science
Handheld computers have become capable of more than data storage and precision measurement; they have begun to contribute to scientific studies conducted in demanding field research settings. Recent versions of mobile GIS software allow researchers with limited programming skills to tailor the software to the priorities and theoretical needs of individual research projects. Depending on the research needs in a given situation, data recording can be expedient or thorough, and data acquisition… 
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