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Ground-Penetrating Radar for Archaeology : Geophysical Methods for Archaeology - Lawrence B. Conyers

Ground-Penetrating Radar for Archaeology

Geophysical Methods for Archaeology

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Ground-penetrating radar is a near-surface geophysical technique that can provide three-dimensional maps and other images of buried archaeological features and associated stratigraphy in a precise way. This book, by the expert in the field, provides the basics of the physics, chemistry, geology, and archaeology in a clear fashion, unburdened by complex equations or theory. The reader will be able to understand how the latest equipment and software and the results of data collection and processing can be used effectively in a number of different settings. Both potential pitfalls and successes and the reasons for them are discussed. The many well-illustrated examples, with important tables and graphs, are useful for reference in the field and for data processing.

Chapter One: Archaeological Geophysics Chapter Two: Introduction to Ground-penetrating Radar Chapter Three: GPR Theory and Practice Chapter Four: Ground-Penetrating Radar Equipment and Acquisition Software Chapter Five: Velocity Analysis Chapter Six: Post-acquisition Data Processing Chapter Seven: Interpretation of GPR Data Chapter Eight: Conclusion References Index About the Author

ISBN: 9780759123496
ISBN-10: 0759123497
Series: Geophysical Methods for Archaeology
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 258
Published: 16th June 2013
Publisher: AltaMira Press,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.5 x 15.2  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 3