mercoledì 29 ottobre 2014

LiDAR in archaeological prospection: The light fantastic

Seminario, 30 ottobre 2014 "The light fantastic. Using airbone lidar in archaeological prospection" (Aula Diano, Palazzo Liviano, Università degli studi di Padova).

Below, and example of LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) application in archaeology, from: Koh AJ, Yasur-Landau A, Cline EH (2014) Characterizing a Middle Bronze Palatial Wine Cellar from Tel Kabri, Israel. PLoS ONE 9(8): e106406

LiDAR map composed of millions of discrete points color coded to elevation.

 Kabri wine cellar (1900-1600 BC) with numbered jars (looking southeast).

Patricia Daukantas, Adding a New Dimension: Lidar and Archaeology, Optics and Photonics News, Vol. 25, Issue 1, pp. 32-39 (2014)