The USF Libraries Digital Heritage & Humanities Collections (DHHC) initiative documents heritage sites, landscapes, and objects, and creates digital learning tools and collections that promote sustainable heritage tourism and interpretation strategies through the use 3D and imaging technologies.
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The Project Russell Cave, in northeastern Alabama, is one of only seven National Monument sites that were created specifically for the protection of caves. The cave has considerable archeological deposits, with a long period of human occupation that spanned at least 9,000 years. It is one of the oldest rock shelters in the eastern United […]
Our team from the Digital Heritage and Humanities Collections at the University of South Florida (USF) Libraries, is working in collaboration with the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station 45th Space Wing, cultural resources division. We are using the latest in 3D laser scanning and imaging to assist with conservation, management, and public interpretive development of […]
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This project with the National Park Service and documented for PBS by South Carolina ETV, provides baseline data and produce 3D digital records of critically threatened Kosciusko’s Mine and other historic features at Ninety Six National Historic Site. Using three-dimensional terrestrial LiDAR equipment, advanced high-resolution photographic techniques along with carrier-phase RTK and mapping-grade GPS, we […]
Cowpens National Battlefield is a National Park between Chesney and Gaffney, South Carolina. The site was the scene of an American Revolution battle, with Brigadier General Daniel Morgan’s Patriots defeating the British forces led by Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton. Cowpens Walking Tour The walking tour is a loop path that starts at the battlefield visitor […]
The archaeological site of Chalcatzingo, in Morelos, Mexico, contains one of the most extensive collections of Middle Formative period (c. 900-500 BC) bas-relief stone sculpture outside of the Olmec Gulf Coast lowlands. The corpus of carved monuments illustrates a developmental sequence that began with symbolic elements and evolved into elite ideological expressions of rulership, power, […]