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Reading the Landscape - Introduction

Reading the Landscape - Introduction


By the end of this tutorial students...

1. will be introduced to the concept of reading the landscape.

2. will understand that note taking is necessary for developing observation skills.

Various disciplines are incorporated. Archeology, ecology, and anthropology are essential to a full understanding of how the environment changes. The skills needed to document these changes are introduced.

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This tutorial lesson introduces the primary principles for reading landscapes. It gives an idea that landscapes are ever changing and that in order to study the change documentation is needed in the form of written descriptions, photographs, audio, and video.

Reading the Landscape