Timothy Michael Murtha Jr.

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Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture

Research Summary

Research interests include cultural ecology; settlement ecology; anthropological archaeology; landscape anthropology/archaeology; agricultural intensification and niche inheritance; and GIS, remote sensing and spatial analysis.

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Recent Publications

Airborne Lidar survey, density-based clustering, and ancient Maya settlement in the upper usumacinta river region of Mexico and Guatemala

Golden, C., Scherer, A. K., Schroder, W., Murtha, T., Morell-Hart, S., Fernandez Diaz, J. C., Del Pilar Jiménez Álvarez, S., Firpi, O. A., Agostini, M., Bazarsky, A., Clark, M., Van Kollias, G., Matsumoto, M., Recinos, A. R., Schnell, J. & Whitlock, B., Oct 1 2021, In: Remote Sensing. 13, 20, 4109.

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Sourcing the source: Bald Eagle Jasper quarries and the Houserville Habitation Complex

Murtha, T. M. & Scheetz, B. E., Oct 2021, In: North American Archaeologist. 42, 4, p. 402-419 18 p.

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A confluence of communities: households and land use at the junction of the Upper Usumacinta and Lacantún Rivers, Chiapas, Mexico

Schroder, W., Murtha, T., Broadbent, E. N. & Almeyda Zambrano, A. M., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: World Archaeology.

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How sprawl shapes public parks in an urban system: Spatial analysis of historical urban growth in orlando metropolitan region, Florida, USA

Wang, L. & Murtha, T., 2021, In: Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture. 2021, 6, p. 278-286 9 p.

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Mapping landscape values with social media

Brown, M., Murtha, T., Wang, L. & Wang, Y., 2020, In: Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture. 2020, 5, p. 542-548 7 p.

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Mayas y olmecas: Nuevas perspectivas

Translated title of the contribution: Mayas and Olmecs: New perspectivesCyphers, A. & Murtha, T., Sep 1 2020, In: Arqueologia Mexicana. 28, 164, p. 78-81 4 p.

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The lowland Maya settlement landscape: Environmental LiDAR and ecology

Schroder, W., Murtha, T., Golden, C., Anaya Hernández, A., Scherer, A., Morell-Hart, S., Almeyda Zambrano, A., Broadbent, E. & Brown, M., Oct 2020, In: Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 33, 102543.

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Park suitability index: Developing a landscape metric for analyzing settlement patterns in the context of a rapidly urbanizing area in Central Florida, USA

Wang, L., Murtha, T. & Brown, M., 2020, In: Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture. 2020, 5, p. 447-456 10 p.

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Anthropological approaches for cultural resource conservation design and planning

Brown, M. & Murtha, T., Oct 2 2019, In: Environmental Practice. 21, 4, p. 179-188 10 p.

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ILAS: Intrinsic landscape assessment system for landscape design and planning in the national capital region

Brown, M., Murtha, T., Wang, Y. & Wang, L., 2019, In: Journal of Digital Landscape Architecture. 2019, 4, p. 84-94 11 p.

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