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By William S. Hanson,Ioana A. Oltean

ISBN-10: 1461445043

ISBN-13: 9781461445043

ISBN-10: 1489985484

ISBN-13: 9781489985484

ancient data of vertical images and satellite tv for pc photos bought for different reasons (mainly declassified army reconnaissance) supply substantial power for archaeological and historic panorama examine. they supply a special perception into the nature of the panorama because it used to be over part a century in the past, sooner than the harmful impression of later twentieth century improvement and in depth land use. they supply a top quality photographic checklist now not simply of the panorama at the moment, yet supply the chance of the higher survival of continues to be reflecting its previous background, even if appear as earthworks, cropmarks or soilmarks. those quite a few resources of images additionally provide a chance to ascertain from the air components of Europe and past whose skies are nonetheless now not open to conventional archaeological aerial reconnaissance. thousands and thousands of such pictures are held in records around the globe, yet their learn strength is going very principally untapped.
A fundamental target of this quantity is to attract to wider consciousness the lifestyles, scope and power entry to ancient archival aerial and satellite tv for pc photos, so one can inspire their use in various archaeological and panorama examine.
By drawing awareness to this huge archival source, delivering examples of its profitable software to archaeological/landscape questions, and supplying recommendation how you can entry and utilise the source, the quantity seeks to deliver this fabric to wider recognition, show its large power for archaeology, motivate its additional use and stimulate a brand new method of archaeological survey and the examine of panorama evolution the world over. ​

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