Archaeological Survey

Archaeological Survey

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Two longtime fieldworkers offer mentors' advice on finding and mapping archaeological sites. They outline the logic behind field surveying and the various designs used for survey projects. Recognizing that logistical issuesa€”like schedule, budget, and equipmenta€”are equally important to complete the job, particularly in a cultural resource management context, the authors also guide new professionals through the practical details of their work. The volume also ranges through the legal and ethical context of fieldwork and the various geophysical methods available for non-intrusive surveying. As a handy guide for novices, or a text for students and field schools, Collins and Molyneaux's book will be the place to start.GETTING STARTED: MAP IT As the archaeologist in charge of the survey, your first task is to review the plans you receive from your ... Geological Survey (USGS ) 7.5minute, 1:24, 000 scale, National Topographic Service of Canada (NTS) 1: 50, 000 scale, or provincial ... Lacking very detailed project plans, the topographic map will be your only reference to the landscape, your beacon in the wilderness.

Title:Archaeological Survey
Author:Brian Leigh Molyneaux, James M. Collins
Publisher:Rowman Altamira - 2003-04-16


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