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Creating a topographic map of al-Lajjun, an ancient site in Jordan
Stacey Stark (GAC), Britta Hardel (GAC)
Funded by the UMD College of Liberal Arts, $2,000 (2016)
Jennifer Jones, Associate Professor of Anthropology, received a CLA Faculty GIS Grant for GAC assistance to create a detailed topographic map of al-Lajjun, an ancient site in Jordan.
GAC assisted in mapping various subsets of the data collected by Dr. Jones in 2012, as well as creating a basemap to add data to in the future, such as photos, artifact densities, and architectural features. Plan maps of complete architectural structures were also created.