Category: Remote Sensing

We welcome a new postdoc in GIAP! Navjot Kour

This past June, postdoctoral researcher Navjot Kour joined GIAP (ICAC) for the two-year project RIVERINE: Mapping archaeological mounds and long-term socio-ecological transformations in riverine monsoonal plains (Agencia Estatal de Investigación PCI2021-122026-2B). The project revolves around the interactions between the hydrological resources of the Jammu and Kashmir regions, in northwestern India, and the exploitation of the…
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GIAP starts a new survey campaign in the Mongolian steppes

GIAP researchers Francesc C. Conesa and Arnau Carbonell-Puigventós are currently in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia’s capital, to set up the final preparations for their field survey season starting in Züünkhangai sum, Uvs province in the north-western part of the country (featured picture by OAK stories).    This summer Francesc and Arnau are joining an international team together with Natalia Égüez (University of…
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GIAP participates at the 25th International Conference of the European Association for South Asian Archaeology and Art… in Barcelona! 

From Monday to Friday this week, GIAP (ICAC)’s ongoing research will be well represented at the European Association for South Asian Archaeology and Art (EASAA), starting today at the Ciutadella Campus of the University Pompeu Fabra at the very heart of Barcelona.  EASAA is one of those must-attend conferences for many of us! It has been organized…
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New trends in computational archaeology

Hèctor A. Orengo presents today at INFUTURO, the second Strategic Reflection Meeting of the Archaeology-Connection network/ArchaeologyHub.CSIC, hosted in the Milà i Fontanals Institution (IMF-CSIC) in Barcelona from June 27th to 29th 2022. Session 2: Archaeology in the digital era 27/06/22 18.35h CET New trends in computational archeologyHector Orengo, Institut Català d’Arqueologia Clàssica This presentation describes different projects under development within the Landscape Archeology Research…
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Testing thermal and visual drone imagery in the field

Dr. Mustafa Nuri Tatbul (Bartın University, Department of Art History, Faculty of Letters) joined Toby C. Wilkinson, Arnau Garcia-Molsosa and Paloma Aliende (GIAP-ICAC) last week in Tarragona to participate in a practical demonstration and testing of new drone technology in the field. Insights learnt at this event will be applied to drone data collection in…
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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 context of this project is an ongoing collaboration between the Catalan Institute of Classical…
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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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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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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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Artificial Intelligence and the archaeology of Greek landscapes

Today, 6th Nov 2021 at 13.45 CET, Giannis Apostolou (GIAP-ICAC) presents his latest research in the International Conference of Postgraduate Students of History and Archaeology organised by the International Hellenic University: “INTERPRETING IDENTITIES IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN AND THE BLACK SEA” Abstract: Artificial Intelligence and the archaeology of Greek landscapes The rise of Convolutional Neural…
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