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AR100-04S09 - AR100 Archaeological Research Part 2 Research Techniques We conduct excavation and also archaeological surveys geophysical surveys

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AR100 Archaeological Research Part 2
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Research Techniques We conduct excavation, and also archaeological surveys, geophysical surveys, and utilize remote sensing. –Excavation is expensive, time consuming, and destructive.
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Archaeological Survey systematic attempt to locate, identify, amd record the distribution of archaeological sites on the ground and in terms of the natural environment. Remote Sensing — we complement our survey with data drawn from the analysis of satellite images and aerial photographs. The end product is an understanding of the region surrounding the site.
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Geophysical Survey Geophysical Survey — employs techniques for locating and mapping archaeological deposits also called electronic subsurface detection.
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Electronic Detection Magnetic Survey Buried remains affect the strength of the Earth’s magnetic field.
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Magnetic Survey (Geomagnetics) at Sweyhat
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Sweyhat The geophysical survey at Sweyhat made possible:
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2009 for the course AR 100 taught by Professor Danti during the Spring '09 term at BU.

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AR100-04S09 - AR100 Archaeological Research Part 2 Research Techniques We conduct excavation and also archaeological surveys geophysical surveys

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