Professional Practice
GIS: Practical Applications for Cultural Resource Projects
Date: 5/1/2014 - 5/2/2014
Type: Other

GIS: Practical Applications for Cultural Resource Projects
Austin, TX — April 29-30 or May 1-2, 2014

Review introductory geographic information system (GIS) concepts combining spatial technologies and database management systems in the area of historic preservation. Learn how to use GIS applications for identification, evaluation, protection and preservation of cultural resources. From assisting with inventories, to mapping historic districts and battlefields, to mitigating the impact of disasters on historic areas, GIS technology can be used to provide a better basis for planning and decisionmaking for the nation’s heritage. An agenda is available online at

Instructor: Deidre McCarthy, historian and technical services specialist, Cultural Resources Geographic Information Systems (CRGIS), National Park Service; facilitates the use of GIS to manage the location, status, and condition of cultural resources.

LA CES. These seminars meet the criteria for programs in the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System and participants will receive 6 PDH HSW each day.

These seminars are being held in cooperation with the National Park Service, Cultural Resources Geographic Information Services, Preservation Texas, the Texas Historical Commission, and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

Questions? Please contact us.

Jere Gibber
Executive Director
National Preservation Institute
703/765-0100; 703/768-9350 fax;