Remote Sensing in Archaeology: An Explicitly North American by Jay K. Johnson, Marco Giardano, Kenneth L. Kvamme, R. Berle
By Jay K. Johnson, Marco Giardano, Kenneth L. Kvamme, R. Berle Clay, Thomas J. Green, Rinita A. Dalan, Michael L. Hargrave, Bryan S. Haley, Jami J. Lockhart, Lewis Somers, Lawrence B. Conyers
In this quantity, 11 archaeologists exhibit how the vast program of distant sensing, and particularly geophysical ideas, is changing the standard behavior of airborne dirt and dust archaeology. utilizing case stories that either succeeded and failed, they provide a complete consultant to distant sensing ideas on archaeological websites all through North the United States. simply because this new know-how is advancing every day, the ebook is observed by way of a CD meant for periodic replace that offers extra information and illustrations.
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Ross-Stallings, R. B. Clay, and V. S. Jones 2000 Remote Sensing and Ground Truth at the Hollywood Mounds Site in Tunica County, Mississippi. Center for Archaeological Research, University of Mississippi, Oxford. Submitted to the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Kvamme, K. L. 2003a Geophysical Surveys as Landscape Archaeology. American Antiquity 68(3):435–458. 2003b Multidimensional Prospecting in North American Great Plains Village Sites. Archaeological Prospection 10:131–142. Limp, W.
In the near term, mandating all aspects of its use within CRM law could have the unintended eﬀect of hindering its evolution toward ever-increasing eﬀectiveness and innovation. Moreover, requiring a geophysical survey on every CRM or archaeological project, irrespective of widely varying circumstances, would be counterproductive at this stage. Perhaps one 30 ~ J. J. Lockhart and Thomas J. Green appropriate place to emphasize the use of geophysical remote sensing in CRM while maintaining a level of operational discretion is in the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for archaeology and historic preservation.
In terms of signiﬁcance and legally mandated data recovery, it is the features that are located below this plow zone that would have to be located and excavated before the area could be cleared for construction. We began work at Parchman in February 2002 with a broad-scale magnetic survey of the majority of the site’s village area. 6 ha located immediately to the south of the big mound using a pair of Geoscan FM36 ﬂuxgate gradiometers. The majority of the surface artifacts at the site are located here, as are several areas where heavy concentrations of daub promise the likelihood of subsurface house remains.