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Geophysical survey 


Module leader: Dr Helen Goodchild


This module introduces students to the principles and practice of geophysical survey and reconnaissance/evaluation of archaeological sites.

  • To introduce the principles geophysical survey
  • To introduce students to the practical skills and application of a range of geophysical survey methods.
  • To explore the ranges in use of various evaluation methods in the investigation of individual archaeological sites and landscapes

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this module students should:

  • Have an understanding of the specialised skills required for the archaeological geophysics.
  • Have a clear understanding of the potentials and problems involved in surface reconnaissance and specifically geophysical prospection