Caltrans D11 Cultural Resources Management Current and Future GIS Use
Track: Environmental Management
Authors: Michelle Blake, Koji Tsunoda
Caltrans District 11 archaeologists use ArcGIS to increase efficiency in managing cultural resources in San Diego and Imperial Counties. Impacts to cultural resources arising from transportation related projects are better understood by utilizing various analysis tools such as 3D Analyst, Spatial Analyst, query, buffer, distance, and overlay. Caltrans D11 goes above and beyond traditional archaeological GIS applications to comply with state and federal environmental laws.