Williamsburg Regional Library

How Do Archaeologists Know Where to Dig?

Summary
This lecture uncovers the methodology archaeologists use in looking for sites. Get acquainted with the uses of remote sensing technologies, such as LiDAR and ground penetrating radar, which enable archaeologists to visualize objects obscured by vegetation and soil. Then investigate ground surveys-reconnaissance done by carefully walking potential sites-which reveal vital information before digging
Language
eng
Note
Title from title frames
Physical Description
1 online resource (streaming video file) (30 minutes):, digital, .flv file, sound
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online

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