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Title Remote sensing in archaeology : an explicitly North American perspective / edited by Jay K. Johnson
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 322 pages) : illustrations, map
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
Notes "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."
Based on presentations made at a workshop held in Biloxi, Miss. in 2002, preceding the annual meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Archaeology -- Remote sensing.
Archaeology -- North America -- Remote sensing.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- North America.
Indians of North America -- Antiquities -- Remote sensing.
North America -- Antiquities -- Remote sensing.
Form Electronic book
Author Johnson, Jay K.
John C. Stennis Space Center.
University of Mississippi. Center for Archaeological Research.
University of Mississippi. Geoinformatics Center.
LC no. 2005054863
ISBN 0817380914 (electronic bk.)
9780817380915 (electronic bk.)