Living in the Golden Age of Digital Archaeology

  • Rosa Lasaponara
  • Nicola Masini
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9787)


The aim of this work is to provide a short overview on the most commonly digital technologies today available and used for historical landscape investigations as well as for archaeological and palaeo-environmental studies. One of the main advantage of these techniques is their capability to provide a huge amount of information in non invasive, non-destructive way, also protecting and preserving cultural heritage. The impact of digital technologies for archaeology regards researchers, professionals as well as end-users and enables us not only to improve knowledge and documentation, but also fruition and sustainable touristic exploitation as well as management and monitoring.


Digital archaeology UAV Satellite SAR GIS GPS Prediction model 



This paper has been carried out in the framework of the project “Smart Cities and Communities and Social Innovation” (Avviso MIUR n.84/Ric 2012, PON 2007 – 2013 del 2 marzo 2012) Misura IV.1, IV.2, 2013 – 2015.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CNR-IMAATito ScaloItaly
  2. 2.CNR-IBAMTito ScaloItaly

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