Geological models using existing data and satellite 3D images for regional evaluation of probability of locating archaeological sites and their preservation potential.

Type of Activity: RTD

Objectives: To develop geological models of the two case-study sites in Denmark and Greece to be used in the project. This will be achieved through the use of existing data such as seismic, sedimentologic, bio-stratigraphic, and sediment dating datasets together with 3D satellite images to produce palaeogeographic as well as palaeoenvironmental models for the two study sites. Both models will be combined with existing archaeological development history to produce geo-archaeological models. These models will be used to assess the potential for archaeological sites on a regional scale. The results of WP1 are essential for progress within WP2 and the rest of the project.

Houmark-Nielsen, M., Krüger, J., and Kjær K.H. “De seneste 150.000 år”. Geoviden nr.2, 2005. Publisher: Geocenter København. ISSN 1604-8172.