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Remote sensing in archaeology [electronic resource] : an explicitly North American perspective / edited by Jay K. Johnson.

Contributor(s): Johnson, Jay K | University of Mississippi. Center for Archaeological Research | John C. Stennis Space Center | University of Mississippi. Geoinformatics Center.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 322 p.) : ill., map.ISBN: 9780817380915 (electronic bk.); 0817380914 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Archaeology -- Remote sensing | Archaeology -- North America -- Remote sensing | Indians of North America -- Antiquities -- Remote sensing | Excavations (Archaeology) -- North America | North America -- Antiquities -- Remote sensing | Archaeology | Excavations (Archaeology) | Indians of North America | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- ArchaeologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Remote sensing in archaeology.DDC classification: 930.1028 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / Jay K. Johnson -- The Current and Potential Role of Archaeogeophysics in Cultural Resource Management in the United States /J. J. Lockhart and Thomas J. Green -- A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Remote Sensing Application in Cultural Resource Management Archaeology / Jay K. Johnson and Bryan S. Haley -- Airborne Remote Sensing and Geospatial Analysis / Marco Giardino and Bryan S. Haley -- Conductivity Survey: A Survival Manual / R. Berle Clay -- Resistivity Survey / Lewis Somers -- Ground-Penetrating Radar / Lawrence B. Conyers -- Magnetic Susceptibility / Rinita A. Dalan -- Magnetometry: Nature's Gift to Archaeology / Kenneth L. Kvamme -- Data Processing and Presentation / Kenneth L. Kvamme -- Multiple Methods Surveys: Case Studies / Kenneth L. Kvamme, Jay K. Johnson, and Bryan S. Haley -- Ground Truthing the Results of Geophysical Surveys / Michael L. Hargrave -- A Comparative Guide to Applications / Jay K. Johnson.
Summary: NASA is composed of a vast and varied network of scientists across the academic spectrum involved in research and development programs that have wide application on planet Earth. This book, using case studies, reveals how the broad application of remote sensing and geophysical techniques is altering the usual conduct of dirt archaeology.
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Based on presentations made at a workshop held in Biloxi, Miss. in 2002, preceding the annual meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference.

"Published for the Center for Archaeological Research at the University of Mississippi, the University of Mississippi Geoinformatics Center, and NASA Earth Science Applications Directorate at the Stennis Space Center."

Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction / Jay K. Johnson -- The Current and Potential Role of Archaeogeophysics in Cultural Resource Management in the United States /J. J. Lockhart and Thomas J. Green -- A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Remote Sensing Application in Cultural Resource Management Archaeology / Jay K. Johnson and Bryan S. Haley -- Airborne Remote Sensing and Geospatial Analysis / Marco Giardino and Bryan S. Haley -- Conductivity Survey: A Survival Manual / R. Berle Clay -- Resistivity Survey / Lewis Somers -- Ground-Penetrating Radar / Lawrence B. Conyers -- Magnetic Susceptibility / Rinita A. Dalan -- Magnetometry: Nature's Gift to Archaeology / Kenneth L. Kvamme -- Data Processing and Presentation / Kenneth L. Kvamme -- Multiple Methods Surveys: Case Studies / Kenneth L. Kvamme, Jay K. Johnson, and Bryan S. Haley -- Ground Truthing the Results of Geophysical Surveys / Michael L. Hargrave -- A Comparative Guide to Applications / Jay K. Johnson.

NASA is composed of a vast and varied network of scientists across the academic spectrum involved in research and development programs that have wide application on planet Earth. This book, using case studies, reveals how the broad application of remote sensing and geophysical techniques is altering the usual conduct of dirt archaeology.

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