North Sea Palaeolandscape Project

University of Birmingham, 2011

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Prof Vince Gaffney
Chair in Landscape Archaeology and Geomatics
Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

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Project reports

Introduction to the Project (Main report - Part 1 of 9) PDF 1 Mb
Data Audit of the available datasets (Main report - Part 2 of 9) PDF 1 Mb
Discussion of 3D seismic methodology(Main report - Part 3 of 9) PDF 1 Mb
Discussion of the integrated technologies used (Main report - Part 4 of 9) PDF 5 Mb
Geomorphological investigation of the Outer Silver Pit (Main report - Part 5 of 9) PDF 2 Mb
Discussion of the effect of salt tectonics on the Holocene landscape (Main report - Part 6 of 9) PDF 850 Kb
Atlas of results (Main report - Part 7 of 9) PDF 31 Mb
Assessment of the existing borehole archives (Main report - Part 8 of 9) PDF 1 Mb
Main report - Project Conclusion (Part 9 of 9) PDF 2 Mb

Project GIS - documentation

The project GIS is documented in two files 'ADS NSPP GIS documentation' and 'ADS NSPP GIS file metadata' conforming to ADS standards; in addition each shapefile is accompanied by a metadata file originally created by the project team.

ADS NSPP GIS documentation PDF 142 Kb
ADS NSPP GIS file metadata PDF 188 Kb
eh shorelines PDF 125 Kb
esturine PDF 125 Kb
fluvially relate PDF 127 Kb
lakes PDF 126 Kb
landscape relative topo PDF 142 Kb
salt marsh PDF 124 Kb
sand banks marine PDF 128 Kb

Project GIS - shapefiles

The zip files contain the ESRI shapefiles (.shp, .sbx, shx, .sbn, and .dbf). The files should be used in conjunction with the GIS metadata.

eh shorelines ZIP 8 Kb
esturine ZIP 2 Kb
fluvially relate ZIP 250 Kb
lakes ZIP 18 Kb
salt marsh ZIP 3 Kb
sand banks marine ZIP 2 Kb
landscape relative topo ZIP 64 Kb