research data . Dataset . 2017 . Embargo end date: 21 Feb 2017

Archaeological Site Dataset for the Jazira Region of Syria

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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: University of Edinburgh
This archaeological dataset complements 13 other datasets as part of a study that compared ancient settlement patterns with modern environmental conditions in the Jazira region of Syria. This study examined settlement distribution and density patterns over the past five millennia using archaeological survey reports and French 1930s 1:200,000 scale maps to locate and map archaeological sites. An archaeological site dataset was created and compared to and modelled with soil, geology, terrain (contour), surface and subsurface hydrology and normal and dry year precipitation pattern datasets; there are also three spreadsheet datasets providing 1963 precipitation and ...
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free text keywords: Syria, Archaeology, sites, Jazira, Location, Geographical Information Systems, GIS, Predictive Modelling, environment, Social studies
Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage
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