interpreting ground penetrating radar for archaeology

Download Book Interpreting Ground Penetrating Radar For Archaeology in PDF format. You can Read Online Interpreting Ground Penetrating Radar For Archaeology here in PDF, EPUB, Mobi or Docx formats.

Interpreting Ground Penetrating Radar For Archaeology

Author : Lawrence B Conyers
ISBN : 9781315426310
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 77. 2 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 440
Read : 1326

Download Now


Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) has become one of the standard tools in the archaeologist's array of methods, but users still struggle to understand what the images tell us. In this book—illustrated with over 200 full-color photographs—Lawrence Conyers shows how results of geophysical surveys can test ideas regarding people, history, and cultures, as well as be used to prospect for buried remains. Using 20 years of data from more than 600 GPR surveys in a wide array of settings, Conyers, one of the first archaeological specialists in GPR, provides the consumer of GPR studies with basic information on how the process works. He show how the plots are generated, what subsurface factors influence specific profiles, how the archaeologist can help the surveyor collect optimal data, and how to translate the results into useable archaeological information.

Ground Penetrating Radar For Archaeology

Author : Lawrence B. Conyers
ISBN : 0759107734
Genre : Science
File Size : 51. 27 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
Download : 194
Read : 150

Download Now


Conyers succinctly and clearly lays out for archaeological practitioners the theory behind, and applications of, ground-penetrating radar as a non-invasive method of subsurface prospection. Describing the technology, the equipment, the analysis and interpretation necessary to produce usable results and full of examples from GPR projects throughout the world, this book also details advances in computer simulation, statistical modeling, virtual reality techniques, and data integration in recent years. Visit our website for sample chapters!

Ground Penetrating Radar For Geoarchaeology

Author : Lawrence B. Conyers
ISBN : 9781118950005
Genre : Science
File Size : 58. 37 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 140
Read : 625

Download Now


There has long been a strong collaboration between geologists and archaeologists, and the sub-field of geoarchaeology is well developed as a discipline in its own right. This book now bridges the gap between those fields and the geophysical technique of ground-penetrating radar (GPR), which allows for three-dimensional analysis of the ground to visualize both geological and archaeological materials. This method has the ability to produce images of the ground that display complex packages of materials, and allows researchers to integrate sedimentary units, soils and associated archaeological features in ways not possible using standard excavation techniques. The ability of GPR to visualize all these buried units can help archaeologists place ancient people within the landscapes and environments of their time, and understand their burial and preservation phenomena in three-dimensions. Readership: Advanced students in archaeology and geoarchaeology, as well as practicing archaeologists with an interest in GPS techniques.

Ground Penetrating Radar

Author : Lawrence B. Conyers
ISBN : 0761989277
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 49. 55 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 511
Read : 444

Download Now


This comprehensive guide to GPR, an increasingly useful method of non-invasive archaeological exploration, includes many case examples from around the world to show the strengths and weaknesses of this fascinating technology.

Seeing The Unseen Geophysics And Landscape Archaeology

Author : Stefano Campana
ISBN : 020388955X
Genre : Science
File Size : 62. 76 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
Download : 660
Read : 366

Download Now


SEEING THE UNSEEN. GEOPHYSICS AND LANDSCAPE ARCHAEOLOGY is a collection of papers presented at the advanced XV International Summer School in Archaeology ‘Geophysics for Landscape Archaeology’ (Grosseto, Italy, 10-18 July 2006). Bringing together the experience of some of the world’s greatest experts in the field of archaeological prospection, the focus of this book is not so much on the analysis of single buried structures, but more on researching the entire landscape in all its multi-period complexity. The book is divided into two parts. The first part concentrates on the theoretical basis of the various methods, illustrated for the most part through case-studies and practical examples drawn from a variety of geographical and cultural contexts. The second part focuses on the work carried out in the field during the Summer School. Tutors and students took part in the intensive application of the principal techniques of geophysical prospecting (magnetometry, EM, ERT and ground-penetrating radar) to locate, retrieve, process and interpret data for a large Roman villa-complex near Grosseto. SEEING THE UNSEEN. GEOPHYSICS AND LANDSCAPE ARCHAEOLOGY provides a clear illustration of the remarkable potential of geophysical methods in the study of ancient landscapes, and will be usefull to Archaeologists, Geophysicists, Environmental scientists, and those involved in the management of cultural heritage.

Investigating Archaeological Sites Cemeteries And Soils With Ground Penetrating Radar In Florida

Author : Christopher Chilton
ISBN : OCLC:660034014
Genre :
File Size : 30. 1 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 831
Read : 236

Download Now


500-MHz antenna preference for the GPR was based on depth of radar wave penetration and the general background noise associated with the higher frequency antenna. Though diagnostic surface horizons and soil texture influenced GPR interpretation, this study showed that GPR is applicable in a wide variety of soil and archaeological contexts in Florida.

Archaeology

Author : Johannes H. N. Loubser
ISBN : 075910381X
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
File Size : 28. 76 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
Download : 831
Read : 1105

Download Now


A brief introduction to contemporary archaeology in comic book format.

Advancing Archaeological Geophysics

Author : Eileen Gloria Ernenwein
ISBN : OCLC:368493913
Genre : Archaeological geology
File Size : 25. 22 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 159
Read : 486

Download Now



Gpr Remote Sensing In Archaeology

Author : Dean Goodman
ISBN : 9783642318573
Genre : Science
File Size : 45. 67 MB
Format : PDF, Mobi
Download : 479
Read : 498

Download Now


GPR Remote Sensing in Archaeology provides a complete description of the processes needed to take raw GPR data all the way to the construction of subsurface images. The book provides an introduction to the “theory” of GPR by using a simulator that shows how radar profiles across simple model structures look and provides many examples so that the complexity of radar signatures can be understood. It continues with a review of the necessary radargram signal processes needed along with examples. The most comprehensive methodology to construct subsurface images from either coarsely spaced data using interpolation or from dense data from multi-channel equipment and 3D volume generation is presented, advanced imaging solutions such as overlay analysis are introduced, and numerous worldwide site case histories are shown. The authors present their studies in a way that most technical and non-technical users of the equipment will find essentials for implementing in their own subsurface investigations.

Advancing Archaeological Geophysics

Author : Eileen G. Ernenwein
ISBN : 1243572183
Genre :
File Size : 36. 57 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 606
Read : 950

Download Now


Enjoy a wide range of dissertations and theses published from graduate schools and universities from around the world. Covering a wide range of academic topics, we are happy to increase overall global access to these works and make them available outside of traditional academic databases. These works are packaged and produced by BiblioLabs under license by ProQuest UMI. The description for these dissertations was produced by BiblioLabs and is in no way affiliated with, in connection with, or representative of the abstract meta-data associated with the dissertations published by ProQuest UMI. If you have any questions relating to this particular dissertation, you may contact BiblioLabs directly.

Top Download:

Best Books