Archaeological Survey using Airborne Lidar
Archaeological survey using airborne lidar is a technique that has been added to the toolbox of the archaeological surveyor, and when used in the appropriate circumstances it can reveal archaeological remains in exceptional detail. This course informs historic environment professionals of the potential and practical use of lidar data and lidar-derived imagery for research and heritage management.
The course is designed for a professional audience, particularly those who are currently involved in research, fieldwork and the planning process and who are aware of lidar, but have little or no practical experience with its use.
WEDNESDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2019
9.30am Registration and coffee / tea
10.15am Technique and underlying principles of lidar – including practical session on viewing
11.00am Coffee / tea
11.30am Using lidar-derived imagery to reveal archaeological remains – including practical
sessions comparing point clouds and surfaces, and comparing digital surface
models (DSMs) and digital terrain models (DTMs)
2.00pm Data manipulation to enhance interpretation of archaeological features – including
practical session working with controlled lighting
2.30pm Recognising artefacts and other features of non-archaeological origin
3.00pm Tea / coffee
3.30pm Mapping from lidar-derived imagery – including practical exercise in mapping and
interpretation from lidar data
4.20pm Specific applications of lidar in particular archaeological landscapes: uplands, lowlands and woodland
5.00pm Discussion and course disperses
Accommodation is not included in the price, but depending on availability it may be possible to stay at Rewley House before the course. Please contact our Residential Centre on +44 (0) 1865 270362 or email email@example.com for details of availability and prices.
Accommodation in Rewley House - all bedrooms are modern, comfortably furnished and each room has tea and coffee making facilities, Freeview television, and Free WiFi and private bath or shower rooms.
Tuition (includes coffee/tea): £230.00
Hot Lunch: £14.00
Payment of fees must be made in full at the time of booking. Please note that businesses and organisations can be invoiced on provision of a Purchase Order and completed application form. These can be emailed to the CWHE Programme Administrator, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr Peter Crow
Project Manager, Historic Environment, Forest Research
Mr Simon Crutchley
Remote Sensing Development Manager, Historic Places Investigation South & West, Historic England
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Maximum number of places 12, so early booking is advised.