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

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Subject: Archaeology > Remote sensing.
Archaeology > North America > Remote sensing.
Indians of North America > Antiquities > Remote sensing.
Excavations (Archaeology) > North America.
North America > Antiquities > Remote sensing.
Archéologie > Télédétection > Congrès.
Archéologie > Amérique du Nord > Télédétection > Congrès.
Indiens d'Amérique > Amérique du Nord > Antiquités > Télédétection > Congrès.
Fouilles (Archéologie) > Amérique du Nord > Congrès.
Amérique du Nord > Antiquités > Télédétection > Congrès.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780817380915
  • ISBN: 0817380914
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 322 pages) : illustrations, map
  • Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2006.

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General Note: 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."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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