10-27-08.out - 3. Survey Methods A. Surface Survey (Surface...

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VII. DATA GATHERING (3 rd Stage) 1. Regional Surveys: Reasons A. Research Questions (Regional or Macro-Scale) B. Ethical Reasons (Less Intrusive) C. Costs – Excavation much more expensive 2. Regional Survey: Considerations B. Multistage Field Strategy C. Sampling Issues Full Coverage Survey (Total Data Acquisition) Sample Survey (Sample Data Acquisition) D. Visibility of Archaeological Remains High Visibility, Low Visibility (vegetation, soil)
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Unformatted text preview: 3. Survey Methods A. Surface Survey (Surface Pedestrian Survey) Mark Sample Units on Study Area, Walk Transects, Train Yourself to Detect Archaeological Remains Mechanics of Survey: USGS Map i) Map Scale: 7.5 Minute Map; Representative Fraction; 1 to 24,000 (1 cm = 240 meters) ii) Provenience: Latitude/Longitude, UTM iii) Orientation: True North, Magnetic North 4. Alex Baer/Hawaii Case Study...
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