Proceedings of the Virtual Congress - World Heritage in the Digital Age, the 30th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention
30th Anniversary Virtual Congress: World Heritage in the Digital Age date:15-17 October 2002
This paper presents the efforts of an interdisciplinary and international team of experts lead by Professor Michael Jansen, which has been working for the conservation of in various archaeological sites in the Middle East and Asia in the preparation of guidelines for sustainable and adapted approaches in the documentation of sites, making emphasis in the training of local experts and develop legislation for protecting monuments. The appropriate application of recording methods in archaeological
sites not only contributes to create a permanent record of its past and present, but also to understanding its importance and thereby ensuring its conservation.