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Archaeological survey methods

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Subject Description

This category is used to index statements on archaeological survey methods such as thermography, electricity, magnetism, radio waves, etc.; sampling techniques; methods of determining site location, extent, occupation periods, etc. Use of non-invasive techniques such as remote sensing, aerial imaging, etc. Monitoring of archaeological sites before or after excavation, especially archaeological monitoring done during construction work.

This category, term, and scope note were introduced in 1997. The scope note was updated in 2005.

Research methods

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