OS and FS in archaeology

Benjamin Ducke benjamin.ducke@ufg.uni-kiel.de
Sun Jun 4 12:15:59 CEST 2006

Agreed. It would be very nice to have a distribution of GRASS
specifically for archaeologists. It should include versions
for all major operating systems, tutorials, demo data and all
sorts of functionality specifically written for use in archaeology.


lorenzo de lellis wrote:
> 2006/6/3, Benjamin Ducke <benjamin.ducke@ufg.uni-kiel.de 
> <mailto:benjamin.ducke@ufg.uni-kiel.de>>:
>     What I was missing in the old version of ArcheOS was some good sample
>     data for each application to play with.
>     I was also a bit stupified by the fact that I was greeted with a very
>     blank desktop void of even a menu bar. I had to find out that you need
>     to move the mouse cursor to the bottom to popup the starter menu ...
>     Maybe put some presentations, PDF documents etc. on the Desktop
>     to get people started?
> This would be really useful,  not only in relationship with ArcheOS. The 
> grass documentation is almost complete and very good, but some docs 
> related specifically to archaeological work could be useful for all and 
> a source of inspiration for personal experimentation. Maybe a wiki could 
> be the best medium for such a task?
> I think that also some sample data would be very appreciated, 
> specifically by those who are approaching GRASS for the first time or 
> those experienced with other GIS software who don't want (or already 
> don't know how) to import their data.
> Best regards,
> Lorenzo de Lellis

Benjamin Ducke, M.A.
(Archaeoinformation Science)
Institut für Ur- und Frühgeschichte
(Inst. of Prehistoric and Historic Archaeology)
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
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