By William S. Hanson,Ioana A. Oltean

ISBN-10: 1461445043

ISBN-13: 9781461445043

ISBN-10: 1489985484

ISBN-13: 9781489985484

old data of vertical photos and satellite tv for pc photographs bought for different reasons (mainly declassified army reconnaissance) provide enormous capability for archaeological and ancient panorama learn. they supply a distinct perception into the nature of the panorama because it used to be over part a century in the past, ahead of the damaging influence of later twentieth century improvement and extensive land use. they supply a top quality photographic checklist now not purely of the panorama at the moment, yet provide the chance of the higher survival of is still reflecting its past heritage, no matter if appear as earthworks, cropmarks or soilmarks. those a variety of resources of images additionally provide a chance to ascertain from the air components of Europe and past whose skies are nonetheless no longer open to standard archaeological aerial reconnaissance. millions of such pictures are held in data world wide, yet their study power is going very mostly untapped.
A fundamental objective of this quantity is to attract to wider recognition the life, scope and capability entry to old archival aerial and satellite tv for pc images, which will inspire their use in various archaeological and panorama learn.
By drawing cognizance to this large archival source, offering examples of its profitable program to archaeological/landscape questions, and delivering suggestion easy methods to entry and utilise the source, the amount seeks to deliver this fabric to wider cognizance, display 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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