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Geophysical Survey in Archaeological Field Evaluation

This is the second edition of these guidelines on the application of geophysical survey to archaeological field evaluation first published in 1995. They are intended to help archaeologists, particularly curators, consultants and project managers, gain a better understanding of the various techniques of geophysical survey. It is also hoped that survey practitioners will find them useful in establishing a code of good practice with their clients as an aid to raising the consistency and quality of geophysical survey in archaeological evaluation. Much has changed since the first edition and the new guidelines have been extensively revised and expanded with new material including the addition of 29 colour figures.

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  • Preface to the Second Edition
  • Part I Standards for Geophysical Survey
    1 Introduction
    2 Guidance
  • Part II Geophysical Survey and Planning
    1 Archaeology and planning
    2 MoRPHE
    3 Briefs and specifications
    4 The survey report
    5 Dissemination
    6 Archiving
    7 Legal Considerations
  • Part III Guide to Choice of Methods
  • Part IV Practitioner's Guide to good Practice
    1 Application of techniques
    2 Analysis of geophysical data
  • References
  • Glossary
  • Appendix I Related standards, codes and guidance
  • Appendix II Contacts
  • Appendix III Useful websites
  • Appendix IV List of consultees
  • Contributors
  • Acknowledgements

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Product Code: 51430


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