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By William S. Hanson,Ioana A. Oltean

ISBN-10: 1461445043

ISBN-13: 9781461445043

ISBN-10: 1489985484

ISBN-13: 9781489985484

ancient information of vertical photos and satellite tv for pc pictures bought for different reasons (mainly declassified army reconnaissance) provide significant capability for archaeological and ancient panorama study. they supply a special perception into the nature of the panorama because it was once over part a century in the past, ahead of the harmful impression of later twentieth century improvement and in depth land use. they supply a top quality photographic checklist now not basically of the panorama at the moment, yet provide the possibility of the higher survival of is still reflecting its prior historical past, even if appear as earthworks, cropmarks or soilmarks. those numerous assets of images additionally provide a chance to envision from the air parts of Europe and past whose skies are nonetheless no longer open to conventional archaeological aerial reconnaissance. millions of such pictures are held in files around the globe, yet their study power is going very principally untapped.
A fundamental goal of this quantity is to attract to wider recognition the life, scope and power entry to old archival aerial and satellite tv for pc images, in an effort to inspire their use in more than a few archaeological and panorama study.
By drawing realization to this huge archival source, offering examples of its winning software to archaeological/landscape questions, and providing suggestion the best way to entry and utilise the source, the amount seeks to carry this fabric to wider awareness, show its large strength for archaeology, motivate its extra use and stimulate a brand new method of archaeological survey and the research of panorama evolution the world over. ​

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