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Mapping archaeological landscapes from space, Douglas C. Comer, Michael J. Harrower

Mapping archaeological landscapes from space
Mapping archaeological landscapes from space
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Douglas C. Comer, Michael J. Harrower
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.C66 2013
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non fiction
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  • SpringerBriefs in archaeology,
  • SpringerBriefs in archaeology.
  • Archaeological heritage management
Mapping archaeological landscapes from space, Douglas C. Comer, Michael J. Harrower
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction : the history and future of geospatial and space technologies in archaeology / Michael J. Harrower and Douglas C. Comer -- An overview of the application of remote sensing to archaeology during the twentieth century / Stephen J. Leisz -- CORONA satellite imagery and ancient Near Eastern landscapes / Jason A. Ur -- The CORONA Atlas Project : orthorectification of CORONA satellite imagery and regional-scale archaeological exploration in the Near East / Jesse Casana and Jackson Cothren -- Archaeological landscapes of China and the application of Corona images / Li Min -- Multispectral and hyperspectral technology and archaeological applications / Michael J. Abrams and Douglas C. Comer -- Petra and the paradox of a great city built by nomads : an explanation suggested by satellite imagery / Douglas C. Comer -- Beyond the bend : remotely sensed data and archaeological site prospection in the Boyne Valley, Ireland / William Megarry and Stephen Davis -- Archaeological remote sensing in Jordan's Faynan copper mining district with hyperspectral imagery / Stephen H. Savage, Thomas E. Levy, and Ian W. Jones -- Synthetic aperture radar, technology, past and future applications to archaeology / Bruce Chapman and Ronald G. Blom -- The use of multispectral imagery and airborne synthetic aperture radar for the detection of archaeological sites and features in the western Maya wetlands of Chunchucmil, Yucatan, Mexico / David R. Hixson -- The promise and problem of modeling viewsheds in the western Maya lowlands / Charles Golden and Bryce Davenport -- The influence of viewshed on prehistoric archaeological site patterning at San Clemente Island as suggested by analysis of synthetic aperture radar images / Douglas C. Comer, Ronald G. Blom, and William Megarry -- LIDAR, point clouds, and their archaeological applications / Devin Alan White -- The use of LiDAR at the Maya site of Caracol, Belize / Arlen F. Chase, Diane Z. Chase, and John F. Weishampel -- New perspectives on Purépecha urbanism through the use of LiDAR at the site of Angamuco, Mexico / Christopher T. Fisher and Stephen J. Leisz -- Methods, concepts and challenges in archaeological site detection and modeling / Michael J. Harrower -- Multi-temporal classification of multi-spectral images for settlement survey in northeastern Syria / Bjoern H. Menze and Jason A. Ur -- New geospatial technologies leading to new strategies : the case of Kerkenes Dağ, Turkey / Scott Branting -- Identifying probable archaeological sites on Santa Catalina Island, California using SAR and Ikonos data / James C. Tilton and Douglas C. Comer -- Refinement of a method for identifying probable archaeological sites from remotely sensed data / Li Chen, Douglas C. Comer, Carey E. Priebe, Daniel Sussman, and James C. Tilton -- Survey, automated detection, and spatial distribution analysis of cairn tombs in ancient southern Arabia / Michael J. Harrower, Jared Schuetter, Joy McCorriston, Prem K. Goel, Matthew J. Senn
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24 cm.
xvi, 276 p.
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