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Archaeology from historical aerial and satellite archives

Author: W S Hanson; Ioana A Oltean
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, ©2013.
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This book describes the existence and the scope of archived historical aerial and satellite photographs, and their value to archaeological and landscape research. Offers examples of their use, and  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W S Hanson; Ioana A Oltean
ISBN: 1461445051 9781461445050
OCLC Number: 846549553
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 12 mars 2013).
Description: 1 online resource (1 texte électronique)
Contents: Part 1. Introduction --
A Spy in the Sky: The Potential of Historical Aerial and Satellite Photography for Archaeological Research / William S. Hanson and Ioana A. Oltean --
Part 2. Opening doors: aerial and satellite archives --
The Aerial Reconnaissance Archives: A Global Aerial Photographic Collection / David C. Cowley, Lesley M. Ferguson and Allan Williams --
Blitzing the Bunkers: Finding Aids --
Past, Present and Future / Peter McKeague and Rebecca H. Jones --
Declassified Intelligence Satellite Photographs / Martin J.F. Fowler. Part 3. Historical aerial and satellite photographs in archaeological research --
First World War Aerial Photography and Medieval Landscapes: Moated Sites in Flanders / Birger Stichelbaut, Wim De Clercq, Davy Herremans and Jean Bourgeois --
The Use of First World War Aerial Photographs by Archaeologists: A Case Study from Fromelles, Northern France / Tony Pollard and Peter Barton --
Historic Vertical Photography and Cornwall's National Mapping Programme / Andrew Young. The Use of Historical Aerial Photographs in Italy: Some Case Studies / Patrizia Tartara --
A Lost Archaeological Landscape on the Lower Danube Roman Limes: The Contribution of Second World War Aerial Photographs / Ioana A. Oltean --
The Value and Significance of Historical Air Photographs for Archaeological Research: Some Examples from Central and Eastern Europe / Zsolt Visy --
Archaeology from Aerial Archives in Spain and Portugal: Two Examples from the Atlantic Seaboard / Iván Fumadó Ortega and José Carlos Sánchez-Pardo --
Soviet Period Air Photography and Archaeology of the Bronze Age in the Southern Urals of Russia / Natal'ya S. Batanina and Bryan K. Hanks. Historical Aerial Imagery in Jordan and the Wider Middle East / Robert Bewley and David Kennedy --
Down Under in the Marshes: Investigating Settlement Patterns of the Early Formative Mound-Building Cultures of South-Eastern Uruguay Through Historic Aerial Photography / José Iriarte --
The Archaeological Exploitation of Declassified Satellite Photography in Semi-arid Environments / Anthony R. Beck and Graham Philip --
Uses of Declassified corona Photographs for Archaeological Survey in Armenia / Rog Palmer --
Pixels, Ponds and People: Mapping Archaeological Landscapes in Cambodia Using Historical Aerial and Satellite Imagery / Damian Evans and Elizabeth Moylan --
Integrating Aerial and Satellite Imagery: Discovering Roman Imperial Landscapes in Southern Dobrogea (Romania) / Ioana A. Oltean and William S. Hanson.
Responsibility: William S. Hanson, Ioana A. Oltean, editors.
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