Archaeological Geophysics Field Course

Module code: GL3115

In this module you will take the geophysical field skills that you acquired in your second year to the next level. In small teams you will thoroughly investigate an area of interest using a variety of methods. You will then combine the results and create an integrated interpretation of the key features using modern computational tools.

Topics covered

  • Advanced geophysical field and measurement skills
  • Application of a variety of data analysis techniques to geophysical data; their advantages and limitations
  • Integrating different geophysical datasets and creating a coherent interpretation of the key features

Learning

  • 16 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 45 hours of fieldwork
  • 89 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Pre-survey planning document (30%)
  • Final report (70%)

Pre-requisites

  • GL2108