This topic is aimed at graduates in archaeology or an earth sciences background who wish to gain experience in archaeological geophysics. The topic will provide you with an understanding of the scientific principles behind a range of techniques used in shallow archaeological prospection, the basic field operation of such techniques, data processing, data interpretation and geophysical reporting. Techniques covered may include magnetometry, electromagnetic induction, direct current resistivity, seismic techniques and ground penetrating radar. The topic will be delivered through a series of lectures, demonstrations, practical hands-on sessions and computer based labs.
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