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By William S. Hanson,Ioana A. Oltean

historic information of vertical pictures and satellite tv for pc pictures bought for different reasons (mainly declassified army reconnaissance) supply massive power for archaeological and ancient panorama learn. they supply a distinct perception into the nature of the panorama because it was once over part a century in the past, earlier than the harmful influence of later twentieth century improvement and extensive land use. they supply a top quality photographic list no longer only of the panorama at the moment, yet provide the possibility of the higher survival of continues to be reflecting its previous historical past, no matter if occur as earthworks, cropmarks or soilmarks. those numerous assets of images additionally provide a chance to ascertain from the air parts of Europe and past whose skies are nonetheless now not open to standard archaeological aerial reconnaissance. millions of such photographs are held in information world wide, yet their study power is going very mostly untapped.
A fundamental goal of this quantity is to attract to wider cognizance the life, scope and strength entry to ancient archival aerial and satellite tv for pc images, to be able to inspire their use in more than a few archaeological and panorama examine.
By drawing recognition to this huge archival source, offering examples of its profitable software to archaeological/landscape questions, and providing recommendation tips to entry and utilise the source, the amount seeks to convey this fabric to wider cognizance, show its large capability for archaeology, inspire its additional use and stimulate a brand new method of archaeological survey and the research of panorama evolution across the world. ​

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