archaeological data News

  • ZZ participated in field survey of Flinders University Archaeological department

    ZZ is the industrial partner of Flinders University Adelaide, in November 2013, ZZ participated the archaeology department field day. We surveyed a grave yard for underground tomb. The data was used by Flinders University student for their assignment project. The inversion result concurred with other form of geophysical investigation tools such as GPR. Please refer to photo gallery below for ...

  • Ground-penetrating radar used to prepare for archaeological dig at Amherst Historical Museum

    A high-altitude Peruvian rock shelter, Mayan ruins and caves in France are among the sites around the world where a three-wheeled device resembling an oversized tricycle has revealed what lurks below the ground’s surface. While the lawn of the Amherst Historical Museum on Amity Street may not be the most unusual place that Peter Leach has brought his ground-penetrating radar, ...


    By Geomorph Instruments

  • FIND Maps Releases OceanWise Marine Data and Maps

    FIND Maps (www.findmaps.co.uk), the UK's most advanced online mapping website for professionals, is now authorized to deliver OceanWise marine datasets. These comprise an international range of Georeferenced Raster GeoTiffs as well as OceanWise Marine Themes (GIS compatible vector data). The Marine Themes datasets are compiled using authoritative data from the UK and other Hydrographic Offices. ...

  • GSSI unveils the digital antenna technology

    Dual Frequency, Smart Antenna The 300/800 MHz dual-frequency antenna is GSSI’s first digital antenna. The combination of two frequencies allows users to locate targets at depths of up to 5 m (16 ft), ideal for utility, archaeological and environmental surveys. Center Frequency: 300 and 800 MHz Depth Range 0-7 m (0-21 ft) Weight: 5 kg (12 lbs) ...


    By Geomorph Instruments

  • Envirologger chosen for Maltese Temples project

    Heritage Malta has installed Envirologger monitoring technology at ten locations around the site of the Tarxien Temples – a highly important archaeological site dating back to between 3600 and 1500 BC. The monitoring stations were installed in 2011 and are being utilised for research purposes and to gain reliable data for scientists, conservators and engineers to ensure the best possible ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • The New Dual Frequency Utility Detector (GPR)

    Geomorph Instruments announces the availability of the new Dual Frequency by GSSI for the markets of Greece, Cyprus and the Balkans. The DF is a premium GPR unit for utility locating. It incorporates our innovative digital dual-frequency antenna (300 and 800 MHz) and an easy-to-use touchscreen interface to view shallow and deep targets simultaneously in a single scan. With an operation life of up ...


    By Geomorph Instruments

  • Peterborough students celebrate British Science Week with a day at Flag Fen

    The Museums and Schools project is funded by DfE through an Arts Council England programme that has partnered 10 regional museums with national museums with the aim to develop high quality visits and learning opportunities for ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Pacific island ecosystem to be captured in online model

    The entire ecosystem of Mo’orea, a volcanic island in French Polynesia, will be captured in a computer model that seeks to understand how climate change and human activities affect the local ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • ASTM D6429 - 99(2011)e1 standard guide for selecting surface geophysical methods

    This guide applies to commonly used surface geophysical methods for those applications listed in Table 1. The rating system used in Table 1 is based upon the ability of each method to produce results under average field conditions when compared to other methods applied to the same application. An “A” rating implies a preferred method and a “B” rating implies an alternate ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D5777 - 00(2011)e1 standard guide for using the seismic refraction method for subsurface investigation

    This guide summarizes the equipment, field procedures, and interpretation methods used for the determination of the depth, thickness and the seismic velocity of subsurface soil and rock or engineered materials, using the seismic refraction method. Measurement of subsurface conditions by the seismic refraction method requires a seismic energy source, trigger cable (or radio link), geophones, ...


    By ASTM International

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