Comer, Douglas C.

Mapping Archaeological Landscapes from Space

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The History and Future of Geospatial and Space Technologies in Archaeology
Michael J. Harrower, Douglas C. Comer

2. An Overview of the Application of Remote Sensing to Archaeology During the Twentieth Century
Stephen J. Leisz

3. CORONA Satellite Imagery and Ancient Near Eastern Landscapes
Jason A. Ur

4. The CORONA Atlas Project: Orthorectification of CORONA Satellite Imagery and Regional-Scale Archaeological Exploration in the Near East
Jesse Casana, Jackson Cothren

5. Archaeological Landscapes of China and the Application of Corona Images
Li Min

6. Multispectral and Hyperspectral Technology and Archaeological Applications
Michael J. Abrams, Douglas C. Comer

7. Petra and the Paradox of a Great City Built by Nomads: An Explanation Suggested by Satellite Imagery
Douglas C. Comer

8. Beyond the Bend: Remotely Sensed Data and Archaeological Site Prospection in the Boyne Valley, Ireland
William Megarry, Stephen Davis

9. Archaeological Remote Sensing in Jordan’s Faynan Copper Mining District with Hyperspectral Imagery
Stephen H. Savage, Thomas E. Levy, Ian W. Jones

10. Synthetic Aperture Radar, Technology, Past and Future Applications to Archaeology
Bruce Chapman, Ronald G. Blom

11. 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

12. The Promise and Problem of Modeling Viewsheds in the Western Maya Lowlands
Charles Golden, Bryce Davenport

13. 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, William Megarry

14. LIDAR, Point Clouds, and Their Archaeological Applications
Devin Alan White

15. The Use of LiDAR at the Maya Site of Caracol, Belize
Arlen F. Chase, Diane Z. Chase, John F. Weishampel

16. New Perspectives on Purépecha Urbanism Through the Use of LiDAR at the Site of Angamuco, Mexico
Christopher T. Fisher, Stephen J. Leisz

17. Methods, Concepts and Challenges in Archaeological Site Detection and Modeling
Michael J. Harrower

18. Multi-Temporal Classification of Multi-Spectral Images for Settlement Survey in Northeastern Syria
Bjoern H. Menze, Jason A. Ur

19. New Geospatial Technologies Leading to New Strategies: The Case of Kerkenes Dağ, Turkey
Scott Branting

20. Identifying Probable Archaeological Sites on Santa Catalina Island, California Using SAR and Ikonos Data
James C. Tilton, Douglas C. Comer

21. Refinement of a Method for Identifying Probable Archaeological Sites from Remotely Sensed Data
Li Chen, Douglas C. Comer, Carey E. Priebe, Daniel Sussman, James C. Tilton

22. 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

Keywords: Social Sciences, Archaeology, Aerospace Technology and Astronautics, Regional and Cultural Studies

Publication year
SpringerBriefs in Archaeology

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