Chicago Sun-Times: GIS pioneer discusses unraveling mysteries of the ancients

Release Date: January 17, 2007

Ezra Zubrow, professor of anthropology and a pioneer in GIS technology development, is quoted in an article in the Chicago Sun-Times on how researchers are using mapping software and spy-satellite photos to unravel the mysteries of how ancient peoples lived, traveled and built civilizations. "It's like a layered chocolate cake," he said. "The project is creating new analyses and new information by combining those diverse sets of data." Go to article.

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