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By William S. Hanson,Ioana A. Oltean

old records of vertical pictures and satellite tv for pc photographs received for different reasons (mainly declassified army reconnaissance) supply huge power for archaeological and old panorama learn. they supply a distinct perception into the nature of the panorama because it used to be over part a century in the past, earlier than the damaging impression of later twentieth century improvement and in depth land use. they supply a top quality photographic checklist now not simply of the panorama at the moment, yet supply the chance of the higher survival of continues to be reflecting its past background, even if appear as earthworks, cropmarks or soilmarks. those numerous resources of images additionally provide a chance to check from the air components of Europe and past whose skies are nonetheless now not open to conventional archaeological aerial reconnaissance. thousands and thousands of such pictures are held in documents world wide, yet their study strength is going very mostly untapped.
A fundamental target of this quantity is to attract to wider consciousness the lifestyles, scope and capability entry to old archival aerial and satellite tv for pc pictures, that allows you to inspire their use in various archaeological and panorama examine.
By drawing consciousness to this large archival source, delivering examples of its winning program to archaeological/landscape questions, and supplying recommendation how you can entry and utilise the source, the quantity seeks to convey this fabric to wider realization, reveal its large capability for archaeology, inspire its extra use and stimulate a brand new method of archaeological survey and the research of panorama evolution across the world. ​

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