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Geotechnologies and the Environment

Sensing the Past

From artifact to historical site

Editors: Masini, Nicola, Soldovieri, Francesco (Eds.)

  • Surveys application of geotechnologies and sensing technologies to cultural heritage and monument conservation
  • Presents case studies carried out in Europe, Africa, the Americas and Asia
  • Overview of the state-of-the-art technologies applicable to cultural heritage management and sustainability
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About this book

This book provides a complete overview of novel and state of art sensing technologies and geotechnologies relevant to support management and conservation of CH sites, monuments and works of art. The book is organized in an introduction stating the motivations and presenting the overall content of the volume and four parts. The first part focuses on remote sensing and geophysics for the study of human past and cultural heritage at site scale and as element of the surrounding territory. The second part presents an overview of non invasive technologies for investigating monuments and works of art.  The third part presents the new opportunities of ICT for an improved and safe cultural heritage fruition, from the virtual and augmented reality of historical context to artifact tracking. Finally, the forth part presents a significant worldwide set of success cases of the exploitation of the integration of geotechnologies in archeology and architectural heritage management.

This book is of interest to researchers, experts of heritage science, archaeologists, students, conservators and other professionals of cultural heritage.

Table of contents (29 chapters)

  • Cultural Heritage Sites and Sustainable Management Strategies

    Masini, Nicola (et al.)

    Pages 1-19

  • Sensing the Past from Space: Approaches to Site Detection

    Masini, Nicola (et al.)

    Pages 23-60

  • Preserving the Past from Space: An Overview of Risk Estimation and Monitoring Tools

    Lasaponara, Rosa (et al.)

    Pages 61-88

  • LiDAR for Archaeological Research and the Study of Historical Landscapes

    Chase, Adrian S. Z. (et al.)

    Pages 89-100

  • SAR for Landscape Archaeology

    Tapete, Deodato (et al.)

    Pages 101-116

Buy this book

eBook $179.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-50518-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $229.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-50516-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sensing the Past
Book Subtitle
From artifact to historical site
Editors
  • Nicola Masini
  • Francesco Soldovieri
Series Title
Geotechnologies and the Environment
Series Volume
16
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-50518-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-50518-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-50516-9
Series ISSN
2365-0575
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 593
Number of Illustrations and Tables
63 b/w illustrations, 238 illustrations in colour
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