Archaeological surveying and mapping : recording and depicting the landscape

Phil Howard

The geometrical principles and techniques involved in surveying are often considered prohibitively complex by fieldworkers. In this book, Phil Howard unravels the basic principles involved in surveying and shows how they can be used by archaeologists to log the results of their fieldwork. User'...

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Main Author: Howard, Phil (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Abingdon : Routledge, 2007.
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Physical Description:xi, 300 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
ISBN(s):9780415306638 : paperback
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Summary:The geometrical principles and techniques involved in surveying are often considered prohibitively complex by fieldworkers. In this book, Phil Howard unravels the basic principles involved in surveying and shows how they can be used by archaeologists to log the results of their fieldwork. User's guides to methods and instruments of surveying provide clear and comprehensive instructions to enable archaeologists to represent their own fieldwork confidently and independently. [...] 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.' - from rear cover