Surface processes: obstacles in Aerial Archaeology, examples from turkey

Toprak V.

NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Aerial Archaeology, LESZNO, Poland, 15 - 17 November 2000, vol.337, pp.126-133 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 337
  • City: LESZNO
  • Country: Poland
  • Page Numbers: pp.126-133
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: No


The purpose of this article is to draw attention to the importance of recognition of surface processes in aerial archaeological investigations with some examples from Turkey. Natural, geological processes often exhibit extreme forces on the surface and influence ancient sites in different ways. Remote sensing techniques can help to monitor these processes and their affects.