Techniques of Field Survey

  • Frank Prendergast
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Within the last decade in particular, geo-spatial measurement technologies have undergone significant advancement in terms of automation, processing, and levels of accuracy. These developments hold many advantages for archaeoastronomers engaged in the collection and analysis of field survey data. This chapter examines azimuth and location measuring techniques and assesses how some of the recent developments can assist those engaged in such fieldwork.


GNSS Receiver Geodetic Technique Celestial Object Local Horizon Horizon Profile 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Spatial Information SciencesCollege of Engineering and Built Environment, Dublin Institute of TechnologyDublinIreland

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