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Mapping with Pole Aerial Photography (PAP)

I have recently carried out a series of experiments to develop a suitable and effective methodology, using pole aerial photography, to collect photographs of a measured grid marked with targets to produce a photographic mosaic suitable for transcription. The first … Continue reading

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New Meerstone YouTube Channel

To support the Meerstone Community Archaeology Manual I have over the last 6 months or so created a number of tutorial videos on surveying and GIS, and added them to a new YouTube channel.7 I have had to take on … Continue reading

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Meerstone Community Archaeology Manual

You can also view a video version of this post Having accidentally getting involved in community archaeology, running a successful project at Middleton Park, Leeds, that won a highly commend in the British Archaeology Awards, I have gone on to … Continue reading

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My Journey into Archaeology

I haven’t always been an archeologist, and how I became one was far from a conventional route. The following is a summary of my life journey from school until now. I left school with very few qualifications after to missing … Continue reading

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Writing Android Apps for Archaeology with MIT App Inventor

App InventorĀ started as a joint project between Google and MIT in 2010, but dropped by Google at the end of 2011, this project is now being run entirely by MIT. The system is designed to let non programmers build android … Continue reading

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Test of Google (Asus) Nexus 7 with bluetooth GPS against Garmin Geko

The next installment in my Nexus 7 tests has been a proper field test, collecting more meaningful data. For this test, as before, using a Qstarz GPS818X bluetooth GPS receiver running through the Bluetooth GPS Provider, points were recorded on … Continue reading

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Test of Google (Asus) Nexus 7 on board GPS vs bluetooth GPS

Having recently bought a Nexus 7 I have been keen to explore its suitability as a tool for archaeology. First a test of its mapping potential using GPS. For this test points were recorded on the tablet using the Droid2CAD … Continue reading

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