publication . Doctoral thesis . 2005

Integrated geophysical-geochemical methods for archaeological prospecting

Persson, Kjell;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2005
  • Publisher: KTH, Mark- och vattenteknik (flyttat 20130630)
  • Country: Sweden
A great number of field measurements with different methods and instruments were conducted in attempts to develop a method for an optimal combination of various geochemical and geophysical methods in archaeological prospecting. The research presented in this thesis focuses on a study of how different anthropogenic changes in the ground can be detected by geochemical and geophysical mapping and how the results can be presented. A six-year pilot project, Svealand in Vendel and Viking periods (SIV), was the beginning of this work in which EM- measurements, gradiometer and GPR surveys together with phosphate mapping succeeded in detecting settlements, mainly from th...
free text keywords: Geophysics, geophysical, geochemical, prospecting, archaeology, electric, magnetometric, Geofysik
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