Archaeological Surveying and Mapping

Archaeological Surveying and Mapping

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A comprehensive and practical guide to surveying for archaeologists, with clear instructions in archaeological mapping, recording field work and detailed case studies from the UK, Europe and the US. Philip Howard provides a usera€™s guide to methods and instruments of surveying to enable archaeologists to represent their own fieldwork confidently and independently. Archaeological Surveying is an invaluable resource which: provides beginnera€™s instructions to software used in computerised surveying, including IntelliCAD 2000, Terrain Tools, Christine GIS and Global Mapper introduces the archaeologist to a range of surveying instruments such as GPS, electronic distance measures, theodolites and magnetic compasses includes low-cost software. This textbook is an essential read for any field archaeologists who are in need of an introduction to surveying, or simply wish to update their techniques.As with all other kinds of software, developments are rapid and difficult to predict, and the potential user has to make judgements about the suitability of any ... The instructions given here relate to IntelliCAD, the closest approach I have been able to find at affordable cost to what has become the a#39;de facto industry standarda#39;, AutoCAD. ... (A relatively recent arrival in the free software arena is A9CAD, from A9TECH of Redmond, in Washington USA, web site, anbsp;...

Title:Archaeological Surveying and Mapping
Author:Philip Howard
Publisher:Routledge - 2006-12-22


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