Now Australia's Biggest Toy Shop

Shop over 1.5 Million Toys in our Huge New Range

A Primer on Space Archaeology


Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Chapter Outline Introduction: The History and Future of Geospatial Technologies in Archaeology The Corona NASA ROSES Project Use of Corona in Archaeology of China Section 1: Multispectral and Hyperspectral Imagery Multispectral Technology and Archaeological Applications Understanding the Development of Nabataean Agriculture Through the Use of Landsat and Aster Imagery Using Hyperion at Faynan, Jordan Using Satellite Imagery to Monitor Change at Ancient Gordian, in Turkey Merging Satellite Observations and Hydrological Models Section 2: Synthetic Aperture Radar Synthetic Aperture Radar, Technology, Past and Future Applications to Archaeology 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. Using SAR to Model Spatial Relationships among Mayan Groups on the Usumacinta River Site Detection Using Synthetic Aperture Radar on the Southern Channel Islands, California Section 3: Lidar LIDAR Technology and Applications to Archaeology The Use of LIDAR at the Maya Site of Caracol, in Belize The Lake Patzcuraro Archaeology Project Section 4: Site Distribution Modelling and Detection Agent Based Modelling for Archaeological Landscapes as Reconstructed in Aerial and Satellite Remote Sensing Imagery Archaeological Site Pattern Analysis on San Clemente Island, California Statistical Advances for the Automated Detection of Archaeological Sites Detection of Archaeological Sites Using Merged Sensor Input from Airborne and Satellite Platforms On tomb detection and distribution modelling in Yemen/Oman Cultural Factors in Archaeological Predictive Modelling

About the Author

Douglas Comer has conducted archaeological heritage management projects around the world as Principal of Cultural Site Research and Management. He is Co-President of ICAHM. Dr. Comer is a specialist in the use of aerial and satellite images and GIS in archaeological research and resource management. A former Fulbright scholar in Thailand in cultural resource management, he is the author of Ritual Ground: Bent's Old Fort, World Formation, and the Annexation of the Southwest (University of California Press, 1996), as well as many articles dealing with archaeological heritage management and remote sensing technologies.


From the book reviews:"This book explores the research potential and use of remote sensing technologies and analysis in archaeology. ... the volume contains 22 chapters ranging from historical descriptions to technical treatises and comprehensive case studies that emphasize the research value of geospatial technologies and remote sensing data. ... Overall, the book is a great reference source for archaeologists-geospatial novices and aficionados alike-interested in leveraging remote sensing and geospatial analysis in their work." (Wetherbee Dorshow, Journal of Anthropological Research, Vol. 70, 2014)

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
People also searched for
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling A Primer on Space Archaeology (Springerbriefs in Archaeology/ Springerbriefs in Archaeological Heritage Management) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond Retail Limited.
Back to top