Landscape archaeology is a discipline where space is critical to understanding ancient settlements and human use of ancient space. The use of GIS is steadily growing as a tool in this field.
Can ancient events be verified with modern technology? Caesar’s Gallic Wars recounts that more than a quarter of a million Helvetii resided in the Swiss Plateau. Running low on food, the Helvetii, according to his memoir, invaded Gaul in 58 BCE. Now, researchers are using GIS to test the veracity of those accounts. […]