Using Photogrammetric Scanning to Account for Vertical Control in Underwater Excavations
Author(s): Kristina J. Fricker
In terrestrial archaeology, creating a vertical stratigraphic profile of a site is crucial to fully understanding site formation processes and wider contexts. Vertical profiling in underwater archaeology however, is more challenging and time consuming. As a result, profile data is often not collected unless there is a distinct difference in stratigraphic layers or it is reserved for more crucial aspects of an excavation such as ship timbers. The purpose of this paper is to propose that photogrammetric scanning during excavation may be used to quickly and efficiently collect data that may be compiled during post-processing to create stratigraphic profiles.
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Using Photogrammetric Scanning to Account for Vertical Control in Underwater Excavations. Kristina J. Fricker. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Fort Worth, TX. 2017 ( tDAR id: 435529)
min long: -129.199; min lat: 24.495 ; max long: -66.973; max lat: 49.359 ;