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7. self-note Feb 13 - -Remote sensing from the air above...

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sections in week starting Feb 18 Sections this Week will be held in the Atrium of the 2251 college building. please arrive promptly. - Non invasive strategies – won’t destroy the ground o Remote air to surface or surface o Remote or physical surface to surface o Remote or physical surface to subsurface - Searching (surveying) for the archeological record o Documentary sources: searching for a specific site mentioned in the written record (Catherine’s Island) o Salvage arch. (Cultural resource Management) Collection and mapping” what will be destroyed by a development project, presence/absence of sites o Research survey – collection and mapping: Investigation of human settlement in a region or a specific site: resources; paths between the sites - Remote sensing from space o Satellite imagery used for analyzing the relationship of settlements and paths to ecological factors: heat sensing. eg. Chaco Canyon
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Unformatted text preview: -Remote sensing from the air: above ground reconnaissance. o Kite is one of the popular method to take a shoot for a large site and cheaper than the plan. -Ground based remote sensing of the surface: mapping topography and surface features. o Dumpy Level with Alidade o Electronic Distance Meter (EDM) or Total Station o Global Positioning System-Ground-based sub-sure remote sensing: electro-magnetic methods-Ground-based remote sensing of subsurface features: ground-penetrating radar- useful for large area, use over the ground or water-Physical sensing: surface collection o Physical sensing: plow zone survey o Physical sensing: cleaning the surface – surface scraping o Physical sensing: subsurface probing and test-trenching-Underwater archaeology: survey or excavation?-Sampling strategies o Simple random o Stratifies random o Systematic o Stratifies systematic...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course ANTHRO 2AC taught by Professor Wilkie during the Spring '07 term at Berkeley.

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7. self-note Feb 13 - -Remote sensing from the air above...

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