Remote Sensing in Archaeology

Remote Sensing in Archaeology

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Archaeology has been transformed by technology that allows one to a€˜seea€™ below the surface of the earth. This work illustrates the uses of advanced technology in archaeological investigation. It deals with hand-held instruments that probe the subsurface of the earth to unveil layering and associated sites; underwater exploration and photography of submerged sites and artifacts; and the utilization of imaging from aircraft and spacecraft to reveal the regional setting of archaeological sites and to assist in cultural resource management.In order to be able to work with satisfactory precision we used as our GPS the Trimble Pathfinder Pocket. ... The installation in our own department of archaeology of a GPS base station (Trimble 5700) has given us at least two significantanbsp;...

Title:Remote Sensing in Archaeology
Author:James R. Wiseman, Farouk El-Baz
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-06-04


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