Class 12 presentation - First used in the early decades of...

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The question / goal of the project Research design and proposal Implementation: funding and permits Data Recovery: Field work (survey, excavation, etc.) Laboratory analysis Final report and publications
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Goal / question Background research and assessment Determine what data is needed and how to recover it Including logistics and budget planning
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Determining what is out there
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To assess the archaeological record in the area of interest Determine the locations of past behavior Specific goal of any survey is determined by the question to be answered
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Invasive survey removes a portion of the Archaeological Record Non-invasive surveys preserve the record as is when collecting data Varying levels of cost for each method
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Walking transects looking for evidence of human activity Most basic method of survey
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Subsurface survey Systematic sampling of a specific area Various types of sampling can be used
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Used to assess stratigraphy or environment Not truly a survey method
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Unformatted text preview: First used in the early decades of 20 th century Allowed for a brand new perspective on the landscape and archaeological record Alignments and crop marks as tells for past human activity Next step past aerial photography Used with remote sensing software to extract data and possibly predict artifact densities (sites) Shoot radar into the ground to measure density of soil and objects Needs a technician to interpret results Magnetic susceptibility Resistivity Surveys Electromagnetic Surveys Important step for every project Visual representation of all impacts of the project Visually shows spatial relation of excavation, survey, tests, etc. Multiple techniques with differing degrees of skill required Simple and easy method for internal site mapping Baseline & Radial Mapping Measure Horizontal and vertical angles precisely Delicate balanced equipment Skills in geometry and trigonometry needed...
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