Category: Landscape archaeology

Cloud-computing procedures for the automated detection and monitoring of archaeological sites

GIAP-ICAC researcher Francesc C. Conesa will present in the 2022 IEEE Mediterranean and Middle-East Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, which is virtually taking place in March 7-9th 2022. Session TU2.3: Multi-sensor remote sensing of cultural heritage 1 Session organised by Francesca Signa (CNR-ISAC) and Deodato Tapete (Italian Space Agency) “Cloud-computing procedures for the automated detection…
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Remote sensing and computational approaches to site detection and landscape reconstruction

On March 7th at 13h (UK time), GIAP’s co-director Hèctor A. Orengo will give a talk for the Aegean Archaeology Group (University of Cambridge). Open event! Join here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88241939796?pwd=dTRzSk N3MjBCRklTZDFPNDFLZjdoQT09 Remote sensing and computational approaches to site detection and landscape reconstruction in the Aegean Hèctor A. Orengo – Institut Català d’Arqueologia Clàssica The last decade…
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Call for abstracts CAA2022!

We are pleased to invite you to contribute to our sessions in the CAA2022 (Annual Conference of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology) that will be held from Aug 3rd to 8th in Oxford (UK), in a hybrid format. GIAP-ICAC researchers are leading two sessions: S13: Machine and deep learning methods in archaeological research:…
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Drones don’t fear lava: Remote and ground archaeological survey during the 2021 volcano eruption in La Palma, Canary Islands

“The study of how eruptive events affected past societies and their environment has been a recurrent field of research that has gained relevant insights towards reducing present-day geohazard risks and vulnerability [1, 2, 3]. Archaeological volcanology also has close ties with the so-called “disaster archaeology” [4, 5], which aims at improving our engagement and risk management strategies in response…
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Rome and the Pyrenees. The formation of cultural landscapes in high mountain areas

ACADEMIA MARGINALIS is a project promoted by the professors of the Department of Art History of the University of Barcelona Juan Miguel Muñoz Corbalán and Núria Torras Benezet that consists of a series of conferences, presentations and social gatherings that will take place from February to May of 2022. You can check out the full…
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Next GIAP Seminar: ‘The Inner Ionian Archipelago research: towards a hybrid island archaeology’

Join us in the first 2022 GIAP Seminar! February 24th 18-19h CET The Inner Ionian Archipelago research: towards a hybrid island archaeology Prof. Nena GalanidouProfessor of Prehistoric Archaeology at University of Crete Keywords: Ionian Sea; Island archaeology; Palaeolithic; Landscape Archaeology; Continental Shelf Prehistoric Research; Intensive surface survey; Early Seafaring; Neanderthals; Karstic landscapes Access the webinar…
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Postdoc call! Archaeological site detection based on multispectral satellite imagery

We are searching for excellent candidates with a PhD in Computer Science, Remote Sensing or a similar field interested in conducting research in archaeological sites detection based on applying machine learning techniques on multispectral aerial images. Contract duration: 22 months The call will open in the forthcoming weeks through Working at the ICAC/Open calls. The context…
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Landscape footprints of peopling and colonisation in the coastal hinterland of Emporion-Emporiae, NE Iberia

Figure by Jordi Montaner. GIAP-ICAC researchers Dr. Josep Maria Palet and Dr. Hèctor A. Orengo recently published, in The Holocene, the latest results on the coastal hinterland of Emporion–Emporiae (NE, Iberia). A collaboration with: Ana Ejarque1, 2, Ramon Julià3, Pere Castanyer4 & Santiago Riera31ISEM, Univ Montpellier, CNRS, IRD, France2GEOLAB, CNRS, Université Clermont Auvergne, France3Seminary of Prehistoric Studies and Research,…
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Call For Abstracts EAA 2022 – Session #230

We are pleased to invite you to contribute to the session #230 in the 2022 international meeting of the EAA (European Association of Archaeologists) that will be held from 31 Aug to 3 Sept in Budapest. This session is entitled: “Sediment and soil archives to decipher human-environment interactions in wetland landscapes from the Neolithic to…
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Heritage at risk: remote and ground monitoring of endangered heritage in La Palma volcano eruption

During the past two months, a research team coordinated by Francesc C. Conesa (GIAP-ICAC) and Nuria Álvarez (Benahoarita Archaeological Museum) have been closely monitoring the ongoing volcano eruption at La Palma island in the Canary Islands. They have accessed and surveyed the exclusion area next to the lava flows to map and document Cultural Heritage…
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