Geophysical survey

project: Glastonbury Abbey: Archaeological Archive Project

This project will analyse and publish the archive of excavations at Glastonbury Abbey by iconic figures in the history of archaeology: St John Hope (1904), Bligh Bond (1908-21), Peers and Clapham (1928-39) and Ralegh Radford (1951-64). The results of the project will be published as a monograph and will be accessible as an online database through the Archaeology Data Service. [read more]

project: Medieval Warfare on the Grid: The Case of Manzikert

The Medieval Warfare on the Grid project (MWGrid) employs e-science methods and tools to support historical research into logistics of medieval war. The battle of Manzikert (modern Malazgirt, Turkey) in 1071, between the Byzantine Empire and the Seljuk Turks, is the subject of this investigation. This key event, which paved the way for Turkish settlement in eastern Anatolia, has been previously studied through comparative historical analysis. However, due to limited sources and the lack of comprehensive analytical methods, its logistics remain a subject of speculation. [read more]

event: International Federation of Surveyors Workshop

26/08/2010
28/08/2010

International Federation of Surveyors Commission 2 and the University of East London, jointly to organise a Workshop on the Trends in Surveying Education and Training.

* Venue: University of East London, United Kingdom
* Date: 26-28 August 2010

Registration fees before 17 May 2010 costs £160

Registration after 17 May 2010 will cost £190

This will include lunches, welcome dinner and coffee breaks.

Target group: [read more...]

Location

University of East London
London
United Kingdom

eventresources: Space/Time: Methods in Geospatial Computing for Mapping the Past

Report from the Methods Network workgroup organized by Stuart Dunn, AHeSSC, King's College London at the e-Science Institute, Edinburgh (23 - 24 July 2007). [read more...]

project: Stonehenge Riverside Project

The Stonehenge Riverside Project was initiated in 2003 with the overall aim of better understanding Stonehenge within its changing monumental and natural landscape context, especially through investigation of the hypothesis that Stonehenge (in its Phase 3) formed one half of a larger complex as a stone circle associated with the dead, in contrast to a timber circle associated with the living at Durrington Walls. After five years of field investigations (landscape survey, geophysics, earthwork survey, excavation) and re-appraisal of previous interventions within the Stonehenge landscape, the [read more]

project: Early historic landscapes and the rise of centralised states on the Mekong Delta, Cambodia

The Mekong River delta region was a hearth of early state development in SE Asia. Archaeological research at the early historic city of Angkor Borei, Cambodia, is revealing the nature of the cultural landscape, but this information is yet to be articulated with records of change and variability in the ‘natural’ landscape. [read more]

project: An Imperial Frontier and its Landscape: the Gorgan and Tammisha Walls in North-East Iran

A primary aim of the project is to employ modern archaeological techniques to date this 195 km long baked brick wall and place it within its landscape context. Although ostensibly to protect the inhabited lands of NE Iran from the incursion of nomadic groups from the central Asian steppe, there is clearly more to this wall than meets the eye. Discoveries by our Iranian colleagues, now confirmed by fieldwork in 2005, demonstrate that the wall is associated with a massive system of water supply consisting of earthen dams and canals. [read more]

event: Space as an artefact: understanding past perceptions and uses of space

10/08/2007 16:30
10/08/2007 18:30

Digital Classicist/Institute of Classical Studies Work in Progress Seminar, Summer 2007

Stuart Dunn (King's College London) [read more...]

briefingpaper: Digital Tools for Archaeology

The use of computers in archaeology has a lengthy history and practitioners within the discipline can claim, with some justification, that both the technology they use and the methods that they’ve adopted have more of a relationship to scientific practice (including computer science) than those adopted by colleagues in man [read more...]

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