Interpreting ground-penetrating radar for archaeology /

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Author / Creator:Conyers, Lawrence B.
Imprint:Walnut Creek : Left Coast Press, 2012.
Description:1 online resource (221 pages)
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-211) and index.
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Summary:Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) has become one of the standard tools in the archaeologist's array of methods, but users still struggle to understand what the images tell us. In this book-illustrated with over 200 full-color photographs-Lawrence Conyers shows how results of geophysical surveys can test ideas regarding people, history, and cultures, as well as be used to prospect for buried remains. Using 20 years of data from more than 600 GPR surveys in a wide array of settings, Conyers, one of the first archaeological specialists in GPR, provides the consumer of GPR studies with basic informat.
Other form:Print version: Conyers, Lawrence B. Interpreting ground-penetrating radar for archaeology. Walnut Creek : Left Coast Press, 2012
Table of Contents:
  • Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Basic Method and Theory of GPR; Chapter 3. A Personal History of GPR Interpretation; Chapter 4. Geological Complexities; Chapter 5. Cultural Complexity; Chapter 6. Attenuation and Depth of Penetration; Chapter 7. Historic Sites; Chapter 8. Graves and Cemeteries; Chapter 9. Prehistoric Sites; Chapter 10. Caves, Tunnels, and Void Spaces; Chapter 11. Using GPR Interpretations to Understand People; Chapter 12. Interpretation in Collaborative Ventures; Chapter 13. Conclusion; References; Index; About the Author.