Master of Arts (MA)
Geography and Anthropology
3D scanners offer many advantages to scientists and museum curators, such as a permanent digital archival record of the scanned object, the non-intrusive nature of 3D laser surface scanning, the ability to create and share a digital collection with other researchers, and the portability of recent scanners. With the purpose of determining the feasibility of creating a 3D research collection in mind, I have scanned and studied skeletal material from Wild Cane Cay and Moho Cay, Belize. I explore how the 3D model compares to the physical bone and the significance of 3D imaging to the anthropological community.
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Beebe, Karen Leigh, "The Feasibility of Creating a 3D Digital Skeletal Collection for Research Purposes and Museum Use" (2014). LSU Master's Theses. 4085.