WEB GIS APPLICATIONS FOR THE HISTORIC SITES

  • Mehmet Alkan
  • Deniz Arca
  • Çağlar Bayık
  • Dursun Zafer Şeker
Keywords: Web GIS, Cultural Heritage, GIS, UNESCO

Abstract

Due to improvements on the technology, web-based Geographic Information Systems become an indispensable part of the projects. Because it provides accessibility, easy usage functions and effective sharing options, it can address to the public people, so the web based Geographic Information Systems are chosen for the purpose of solving techniques in presentation sections. Historic heritage sites of countries present very much emphasis for various ways e.g., tourism, publicity of country, economical gains supply. Because of having lots of historical heritage, Turkey takes part of these lucky countries. Not only having historical heritage is important, but also it is very important to protect and revitalization of these sites. For this purpose, UNESCO takes important historical sites into world historical heritage list for the aim of helping world countries. In our country, nine historical areas are under protection of UNESCO and one of these is Safranbolu historical city. The aim of this study is to design a web based information system for the historical structures in city of Safranbolu. With web based GIS, users easily obtain data and maps which they need andcan work with this data in accordance with defined interests.

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Published
2013-01-21
How to Cite
[1]
M. Alkan, D. Arca, Çağlar Bayık, and D. Şeker, “WEB GIS APPLICATIONS FOR THE HISTORIC SITES”, JAST, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 105-111, Jan. 2013.
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