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 007: Dig in the Roman City of Sanisera and GIS applied in Archaeology.

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Carmen Soriano photoAdrián Fernández Sánchez (Madrid , Spain, 1990)

He studied Geography and Territorial Planning between 2009 and 2014 and completed a Master Degree in Environmental Geology specialised in Geological Hazards in 2015, both in the Complutense University of Madrid.


From 2014 to nowadays, he has been working giving GIS lessons in private schools and for individual students. He has been working, as well, in the natural disasters planning by applying GIS and numerical models for river floods in the Alcazar de San Juan (Ciudad Real, Spain) Emergency Plan.

He has some experience skills in the research field having developed an automatic GIS tool for searching lost people in mountain, presented in the GvSIG congress of Valencia in 2016 and developing it since then in the Spanish Red Cross Rescue Team Group of Guadalajara.

Also, since 2016, he is completing his academic training with PhD studies for the
University Complutense of Madrid in the topic of climate change influence on tropical glaciers. His doctoral thessis is being carried on the Nevado Sajama, Bolivia's tallest mountain, where he is also getting research papers in the field of Climate Change.




 

Fernando Contreras Rodrigo (Lleida. Spain - 1967)

Director of the excavations at Sanitja and of the Ecomuseum de Cap de Cavalleria since 1997. President of the association "Sa Nitja. Gestión del Patrimonio Mediterráneo" founded in 1993. He obtained the Prize Fundació "la Caixa" in 1992: "Revalorització Ciutats Romanes de Catalunya i Illes Balears". FPI U.A.B. Internship 1991-95. His research fields are: Romanization in Minorca; Archaeological software; Cultural management; Museum development for the heritage of Sanitja and the Cap de Cavalleria. Director of the excavations in Mago (Pla Mirall, 2000-2002), Iamo (Correos, 1999), and Sanisera (Prospection 1993-1995, Excavation 1996-1998). His projects involving Minorca's cultural heritage include: Defense Tower in Fornells (CIM – 1996), Ecomuseum de Cap de Cavalleria (Leader II – 1997), Cavalleria Lighthouse (Futures – 1998).



Nil CarcacerIsmael Macías Fernández (Arcos de la Frontera, Spain 1989)

He graduated in History from the University of Granada in 2012, and in 2013 he obtained his Master in Archaeology by the University of Granada. During his academic formation he has participated in pottery studies from the archaeological site of Isturgi (Los Villares de Andújar, Jaén, Spain) and he also has worked in differents archaeological excavations with Spanish Universities, like Bilbilis (University of Zaragoza), Begastri (University of Murcia), Baelo Claudia (University of Cádiz), Los Bañales (UNED), the excavations of the "Patio de Banderas", located in "Alcazar de Sevilla" (University of Sevilla), Alfar Romano de Cartuja (University of Granada) or international, such the archaeological site of Villa San Silvestro (University of Perugia) in Italy. In recent years he has worked like technical archaeologist in the Sanctuary of Diana in Nemi (University of Perugia, Italy), since 2012 until today, in the "Archaeological excavations of the Boca del Infierno, in the Valle de Hecho in Huesca" (Directed by A. Sevilla) in the summer of 2015 and in the Funerary Temple of Thutmosis III (Luxor, Egypt) since 2013.

 

 

 


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