Challenges in use of geographical information systems (GIS) in a research for understanding conservation of cultural heritage in Bursa


Alp S. C. , ŞAHİN GÜÇHAN N.

JOURNAL OF CULTURAL HERITAGE MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, vol.7, no.3, pp.328-344, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1108/jchmsd-12-2016-0068
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CULTURAL HERITAGE MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.328-344
  • Keywords: Cultural heritage, Urban conservation, Geographical information system, Inventory methodology, Bursa

Abstract

Purpose -The purpose of this paper is to present a framework of introducing a proper method to document and to analyze conservation process of cultural heritage in Bursa, known as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Turkey and to discuss challenges in use of geographical information systems (GIS) for assessment of a complex data collected and analyzed during different phases of the historic researches.