Aerial Archaeology (Other Keyword)
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Archaeology As The CRO Flies, 2002-2014: A Retrospective Of Twelve Years Of Powered Parachute Aerial Archaeology (2015)
After considering a number of alternatives for acquiring aerial images, in 2002 the Cultural Resource Office at Northwestern State University of Louisiana received a National Center for Technology and Training Research Grant to assess the suitability of the powered parachute as an archaeological aerial reconnaissance vehicle for site discovery, for detailed site investigation, and for cultural landscape studies. Since that time, this unique aerial platform has been successfully employed to...
Westward Ho! Down Below: Archaeological Applications of Aerial Photography and Thermography at the Western Outpost of Alkali Station, Nebraska (2018)
During the 1860s, Alkali Station, Nebraska served a brief but colorful role as a Pony Express Station, a post office, a stage station, and a military post during the westward expansion of the United States. With the coming of the railroads, Alkali Station, like so many other frontier outposts, became obsolete, and it was abandoned. Its structures fell into ruin, and soon assorted depressions and rises were all that remained. At ground level, spatial patterning of the site’s visible features is...