Geophysical Survey (archaeology)

Geophysical Survey (archaeology)

Geophysical survey in archaeology most often refers to ground-based physical sensing techniques used for archaeological imaging or mapping. Remote sensing and marine surveys are also used in archaeology, but are generally considered separate disciplines. Other terms, such as "geophysical prospection" and "archaeological geophysics" are generally synonymous.

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Geophysical Survey (archaeology) - Development
... The use of geophysicalsurvey is well established in European archaeology especially in Great Britain, where it was pioneered in the 1940s and 1950s ... In early surveys measurements were recorded individually and plotted by hand ... Continuing improvements in surveyequipment performance and automation have made it possible to rapidly surveylarge areas ...

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