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Seeing the Unseen. Geophysics and Landscape Archaeology by Stefano Campana,Salvatore Piro

By Stefano Campana,Salvatore Piro

SEEING THE UNSEEN. GEOPHYSICS AND panorama ARCHAEOLOGY is a suite of papers offered on the complex XV overseas summer season college in Archaeology ‘Geophysics for panorama Archaeology’ (Grosseto, Italy, 10-18 July 2006). Bringing jointly the event of a few of the world’s maximum specialists within the box of archaeological prospection, the focal point of this publication isn't really a lot at the research of unmarried buried constructions, yet extra on gaining knowledge of the complete panorama in all its multi-period complexity.

The publication is split into elements. the 1st half concentrates at the theoretical foundation of a few of the equipment, illustrated for the main half via case-studies and functional examples drawn from various geographical and cultural contexts. the second one half makes a speciality of the paintings performed within the box through the summer time college. Tutors and scholars took half within the extensive software of the significant thoughts of geophysical prospecting (magnetometry, EM, ERT and ground-penetrating radar) to find, retrieve, technique and interpret facts for a wide Roman villa-complex close to Grosseto.

SEEING THE UNSEEN. GEOPHYSICS AND panorama ARCHAEOLOGY offers a transparent representation of the striking power of geophysical equipment within the learn of historic landscapes, and may be usefull to Archaeologists, Geophysicists, Environmental scientists, and people interested in the administration of cultural history.

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