A comprehensive and practical guide to surveying for archaeologists, with clear instructions in archaeological mapping, recording field work and detailed case studies from the UK, Europe and the US.
Philip Howard provides a user’s guide to methods and instruments of surveying to enable archaeologists to represent their own fieldwork confidently and independently. Archaeological Surveying is an invaluable resource which:
This textbook is an essential read for any field archaeologists who are in need of an introduction to surveying, or simply wish to update their techniques.
1. The Science and Profession of Surveying 2. The Aims of an Archaeological Survey 3. Basic Methods of Surveying 4. Control Surveying 5. Application of Surveying Instruments 6. Surveying on a Global Scale 7. Using CAD Software 8. GIS in Archaeological Mapping 9. The Shape of the Ground 10. Sources of Digital Map Data. Case Studies: Barnard Castle, UK. Boeotia, Greece. Cockfield, UK. Durham City, UK. Lomello, Italy. New Mexico, USA