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Help & guidance Guides to Good Practice


Armin Schmidt and Eileen Ernenwein, 2nd edition, Archaeology Data Service / Digital Antiquity, Guides to Good Practice

Aspinall, A., C. F. Gaffney & A. Schmidt (2008) Magnetometry for Archaeologists Geophysical Methods for Archaeology. Lanham: AltaMira Press.

Aspinall, A. & J. Lynam (1968) ‘Induced polarization as a technique for archaeological surveying’. Prospezioni Archeologiche 3: 91-93.

British Geological Survey (2011a) BGS Rock Classification Scheme (consulted 9 Feb 2011).

British Geological Survey (2011b) Vocabulary web service – version 1.0. (consulted 11 May 2023).

Clark, A. J. (1996) Seeing Beneath the Soil, Prospecting Methods in Archaeology (Revised paperback edn). London: Batsford.

Conyers, L. B. (2010) ‘Ground-penetrating radar for anthropological research’. Antiquity 84(323): 175–184.

David, A., N. Linford & P. Linford (2008) Geophysical Survey in Archaeological Field Evaluation (2nd edn). Swindon: English Heritage.

Dodson, A. H. and Haines-Young, R. H. (1993) ‘Datum transformations and data integration in a GIS environment.’. In Paul M. Mather (ed.)Geographical Information Handling — Research and Applications, 79-90. New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc. .

Eder-Hinterleitner, A., W. Neubauer & P. Melichar (1996) ‘Restoring magnetic anomalies’. Archaeological Prospection 3(4): 185-197.

English Heritage (1999) National Monuments Record Thesauri. (consulted 19 May 2023).

FISH (2010) ‘The Forum on Information Standards in Heritage (consulted 9 Feb 2011).

Gaffney, C. & J. Gater (2003) Revealing the Buried Past: Geophysics for Archaeologists. Strout: Tempus Publishing Ltd.

Jordan, D. (2009) ‘How effective is geophysical survey? A regional review’. Archaeological Prospection 16(2): 77-90.

Kelly, M. A., P. Dale & J. G. B. Haigh (1984) ‘A microcomputer system for data logging in geophysical surveying’. Archaeometry 26: 183-191.

Lyons, L. (1991) A Practical Guide to Data Analysis for Physical Science Students. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Powlesland, D. (2009) ‘Why bother? Large scale geomagnetic survey and the quest for “Real Archaeology”‘. In S. Campana and S. Piro (eds) Seeing the Unseen. Geophysics and Landscape Archaeology: 167-182. London: Taylor & Francis Group.

Richards, J. (1999) ‘Cottam: an Anglian and Anglo-Scandinavian settlement on the Yorkshire Wolds’. The Archaeological Journal 156: 49-60.

Richards, J. (2001) ‘Anglian and Anglo-Scandinavian Cottam: linking digital publication and archive’. Internet Archaeology 10

Sauerländer, S., J. Kätker, E. Räkers, H. Rüter & L. Dresen (1999) ‘Using Random Walk for on-Line Magnetic Surveys’. European Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics 3(2): 91-102.

Schmidt, A. (2002) Geophysical Data in Archaeology: A Guide to Good Practice. ADS series of Guides to Good Practice. Oxford: Oxbow Books.

Scollar, I., A. Tabbagh, A. Hesse & I. Herzog (eds) (1990) Archaeological Prospecting and Remote Sensing. Topics in Remote Sensing 2. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Society of Exploration Geophysicists (2002) SEG Y Data Exchange Format (consulted 19 July 2011).

Sparrow, T., C. Gaffney & A. Schmidt (2009) ‘What do all the numbers mean? Making sure we have all the pieces of the puzzle’. ArchaeoSciences 33 – Supplement: 361-362.

Stove, G. C. & P. V. Addyman (1989) ‘Ground probing impulse radar: an experiment in archaeological remote sensing at York’. Antiquity 63: 337-342.