Satellite Remote Sensing For Archaeology

Author: Sarah H. Parcak
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134060450
Size: 10.49 MB
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This handbook is the first comprehensive overview of the field of satellite remote sensing for archaeology and how it can be applied to ongoing archaeological fieldwork projects across the globe. It provides a survey of the history and development of the field, connecting satellite remote sensing in archaeology to broader developments in remote sensing, archaeological method and theory, cultural resource management, and environmental studies. With a focus on practical uses of satellite remote sensing, Sarah H. Parcak evaluates satellite imagery types and remote sensing analysis techniques specific to the discovery, preservation, and management of archaeological sites. Case studies from Asia, Central America, and the Middle East are explored, including Xi’an, China; Angkor Wat, Cambodia and Egypt’s floodplains. In-field surveying techniques particular to satellite remote sensing are emphasized, providing strategies for recording ancient features on the ground observed from space. The book also discusses broader issues relating to archaeological remote sensing ethics, looting prevention, and archaeological site preservation. New sensing research is included and illustrated with the inclusion of over 160 satellite images of ancient sites. With a companion website ( with further resources and colour images, Satellite Remote Sensing for Archaeology will provide anyone interested in scientific applications to uncovering past archaeological landscapes a foundation for future research and study.

Satellite Remote Sensing

Author: Rosa Lasaponara
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789048188000
Size: 18.47 MB
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This book provides a state-of-the art overview of satellite archaeology and it is an invaluable volume for archaeologists, scientists, and managers interested in using satellite Earth Observation (EO) to improve the traditional approach for archaeological investigation, protection and management of Cultural Heritage. The recent increasing development of EO techniques and the tremendous advances in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have resulted primarily in Cultural Heritage applications. The book focuses on new challenging prospects for the use of EO in archaeology not only for probing the subsurface to unveil sites and artifacts, but also for the management and valorization as well as for the monitoring and preservation of cultural resources. The book provides a first-class understanding of this revolutionary scenario which was unthinkable several years ago. The book offers: (i) an excellent collection of outstanding articles focusing on satellite data processing, analysis and interpretation for archaeological applications, (ii) impressive case studies, (iii) striking examples of the high potential of the integration of multi-temporal, multi-scale, multi-sensors techniques. Each chapter is composed as an authoritative contribution to help the reader grasp the value of its content. The authors are renowned experts from the international scientific community. Audience: This book will be of interest to scientists in remote sensing applied to archeology, geoarcheology, paleo-environment, paleo-climate and cultural heritage.

Remote Sensing And Archaeology

Author: Alok Tripathi
ISBN: UOM:39015061273002
Size: 20.79 MB
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This Book Contains Research Articles Illustrating Practical Applications Of Remote Sensing Methods To Archaeology For Identification Of Buried Or Sunken Ancient Sites, Delineation Of Large Monuments, Palaeochannels And Quantitative Geomorphological Mapping, Monitoring And Management Of Archaeological Sites.

Satellite Remote Sensing And Archaeology

ISBN: OCLC:44355015
Size: 13.88 MB
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Features information on satellite remote sensing and archaeology, focusing on the application of satellite imagery to archaeology. Includes a news update, a calendar of meetings and conferences of interest to the satellite archaeology community, examples of satellite images in archaeological application, a bibliography, and links to related sites. Posts contact information via e-mail.

Remote Sensing In Archaeology

Author: James R. Wiseman
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387444536
Size: 13.93 MB
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Archaeology has been transformed by technology that allows one to ‘see’ 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.

Geographic Information Systems Gis And Remote Sensing For Archaeology Burgundy France

ISBN: OCLC:44347491
Size: 15.21 MB
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Presents information about the Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS for Long Term Regional Archaeological Settlement Pattern Analysis Project. Explains that research is being conducted in the Arroux River Valley region of Burgundy, France, in order to understand the long-term interaction between the different cultures and the physical environment. Notes that remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is being used to locate new sites and develop models in order to locate new resources. Describes the research area and new discoveries in that area. Discusses air photo analysis, airborne thermal scanning, the use of archival aerial photographs, satellite remote sensing, GIS, historic map digitization, line-of-sight analysis, predictive modeling, and three-dimensional fly through and Quicktime virtual reality (VR).