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Archaeology from Historical Aerial and Satellite Archives

Author: William S Hanson
Publisher: New York, NY [u.a.] : 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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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William S Hanson
ISBN: 9781461445043 1461445043 9781461445050 1461445051
OCLC Number: 874207975
Description: XXIV, 341 S. : Ill., graph. Darst.
Contents: Table of contents: Introduction 1. William S. Hanson and Ioana A. Oltean, 'A Spy in the Sky: the potential of historical archival aerial and satellite photography for archaeological research' Opening doors: aerial and satellite archives 2. David C. Cowley, Lesley M. Ferguson and Alan Williams, 'The Aerial Reconnaissance Archives: a global aerial photographic collection' 3. Peter McKeague and Rebecca H. Jones, 'Blitzing the Bunkers: finding aids - past, present and future.' 4. Martin J.F. Fowler, 'Declassified intelligence satellite photographs.' Historical aerial and satellite photographs in archaeological research 5. Birger Stichelbaut, Wim De Clercq, Davy Herremans and Jean Bourgeois, 'First World War aerial photography and medieval landscapes: moated sites in Flanders.' 6. Tony Pollard and Peter Barton, 'The use of First World War aerial photographs by archaeologists: a case study from Fromelles, northern France.' 7: Andrew Young, 'Historic Vertical Photography and Cornwall's National Mapping Programme' 8: Patrizia Tartara, 'The Use of Historical Aerial Photographs in Italy: Some Case Studies' 9. Ioana A. Oltean, 'A Lost Archaeological Landscape on the Lower Danube Roman Limes: The Contribution of Second World War Aerial Photographs 10. Zsolt Visy, 'The Value and Significance of Historical Air Photographs for Archaeological Research: Some Examples from Central and Eastern Europe' 11. Ivan Fumado Ortega and Jose Carlos Sanchez-Pardo, 'Archaeology from Aerial Archives in Spain and Portugal: Two Examples from the Atlantic Seaboard' 12. Natal'ya S. Batanina and Bryan K. Hanks, 'Soviet Period Air Photography and Archaeology of the Bronze Age in the Southern Urals of Russia' 13. Robert Bewley and David Kennedy, 'Historical Aerial Imagery in Jordan and the Wider Middle East' 14. Jose Iriarte, '"Down Under in the Marshes": Investigating Settlement Patterns of the Early Formative Mound-Building Cultures of South-Eastern Uruguay Through Historic Aerial Photography' 15. Anthony Beck and Graham Philip, 'The archaeological exploitation of declassified satellite photography in semi-arid environments.' 16. Rog Palmer, 'Uses of Declassified corona Photographs for Archaeological Survey in Armenia 17. Damian Evans and Elizabeth Moylan, 'Pixels, Ponds and People: Mapping Archaeological Landscapes in Cambodia Using Historical Aerial and Satellite Imagery' 18. Ioana A. Oltean and William S. Hanson, 'Integrating Aerial and Satellite Imagery: Discovering Roman Imperial Landscapes in Southern Dobrogea (Romania)'
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