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New Directions in the Search for the First Floridians$
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David K. Thulman and Ervan G. Garrison

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781683400738

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9781683400738.001.0001

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Emerging Remote Sensing Methods in Underwater Archaeology

Emerging Remote Sensing Methods in Underwater Archaeology

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(p.221) 12 Emerging Remote Sensing Methods in Underwater Archaeology
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New Directions in the Search for the First Floridians
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Timothy S. de Smet

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9781683400738.003.0013

As a critical first step in underwater research, the authors stress the importance of using geophysics for detecting, locating, and determining the extent of archaeological deposits. Magnetometry, multibeam depth sounding, side-scan sonar, sub-bottom profiling, airborne bathymetric LiDAR (ABL), and ground-penetrating radar (GPR) are discussed. The hydrographic GPR case study of stratigraphy and bathymetry took place at the Ryan-Harley site. The ABL case study took place at the Lake George Point Site.

Keywords:   Geophysics, Underwater research, Magnetometry, Multibeam depth sounding, Side-scan sonar, LiDAR, GPR, Lake George Point Site, Ryan-Harley site

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