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Best Practices of Geoinformatic Technologies for the Mapping of Archaeolandscapes (Paperback)

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New geoinformatic technologies have recently had a transformative effect on landscape archaeology, particularly by facilitating the high resolution acquisition and analysis of data over large areas. These techniques have fundamentally changed the nature and scope of questions that can be addressed regarding the archaeological record. Despite this stimulating potential, many practising archaeologists were not trained in these methods and so are not fully aware of their capabilities or the most appropriate ways to apply them. This volume collates state of the art research in the fields of geophysics, geochemistry, aerial imaging, dating, digital archaeology, GIS and marine archaeology to present a comprehensive overview of the specialised techniques which can contribute to landscape scale archaeological investigations. It is hoped that it will serve as a "best practice" guide for their use and encourage their widespread adoption by the archaeological community.
Number of Pages: 269
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Archaeology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: David Brown Book Co
Language: English
Street Date: November 30, 2015
TCIN: 50305647
UPC: 9781784911621
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-3568

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