Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust

ARCHAEOLOGY | HISTORIC ENVIRONMENT | PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

Gary Duckers BA MA ACIfA FRGS

Historic Environment Record Officer

gary.duckers@cpat.org.uk

Overview

Gary joined the Trust in Sept 2017 as Historic Environment Record Officer. Gary holds a BA in Archaeology (University of Chester) and a MA in Landscape Archaeology, GIS and Virtual Environments (University of Birmingham). He possesses a multi-disciplinary background, involving work across both commercial archaeology and academic sectors with an increasing focus on project management, landscape archaeology, GIS and surveying. Research interests include the archaeological applications of GIS and remote sensing technology, border studies, the role of cartography in heritage management and archaeological informatics. Gary is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society [FRGS], an Associate [ACIfA] of the Chartered Institute of Archaeologists and sits on the committee of the Information Management Special interest Group [IMSIG]. He is passionate about promoting both good data management standards and practice in addition to championing the recognition of IMSIG member’s specialist expertise within CIfA. Personal interests include guitar playing, science, hiking and running the occasional 10k and half marathon (largely to compensate for his passion for wine).

Selected publications

Duckers, G. L. (2017). [Review of the book Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, Volume Xii. Nottinghamshire, by P. Everson & D. Stocker (Eds.)]. Archaeological Journal,  174(2), pp. 497–498. doi: 10.1080/00665983.2017.1294906

Duckers, G. L. (2013). Crowdsourcing Point Clouds – challenging barriers to community driven interpretations of Lidar data, RSPSoc Archaeology Special Interest Group Newsletter, Winter 2013, 9-12.

Duckers, G. (2013). [Review of the book Landscape History Discoveries in the North West, by S. Varey & G. J. White (Eds.)]. Journal of the Chester Archaeological Society, 83, 5-6.

Duckers, G. L. (2013). Bridging the “Geospatial Divide” in Archaeology: Community Based Interpretation of LIDAR Data. Internet Archaeology, (35). doi:10.11141/ia.35.10.