Jones et al. paper combining geophysics, geochemistry and soil micromophology in Archaeological Prospection

I’ve been very interested to read the recent paper “Exploring the Location and Function of a Late Neolithic House at Crossiecrown, Orkney by Geophysical, Geochemical and Soil Micromorphological Methods” by Jones, Challands, French, Card, Downes and Richards in volume 17 of Archaeological Prospection.

This kind of multi-techniques study is very much the direction I’d like to move in exploring Australian Indigenous archaeological sites. I was particularly impressed with the clear illustrations which allow the easy comparison between the gradiometer data and various element distribution maps generated using ICP-OES. I’d be very interested to see further work in this direction, particularly using a multi-techniques approach for the geophysics.

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