ISAP Newsletters

  • ISAPNews 47 (07/2016)
    Mapping the submerged remains of Elounda (Greece) through Geoinformatics. Results of the first ISAP fund. By N. Papadopoulos, K. Simyrdanis, G. Cantoro Geophysical findings at Chief Looking’s Village, North Dakota, USA. By Kenneth L. Kvamme Hillshades and high drama. By Rebecca Bennett Conferences, Workshops and Seminars Journal Notification Academic Courses
  • ISAPNews 46 (04/2016)
    EAC guidelines for the use of geophysics in archaeology by Armin Schmidt, Paul Linford, Neil Linford, Andrew David, Chris Gaffney, Apostolos Sarris & Joerg Fassbinder Free LiDAR data in the UK by Roger Ainslie & Armin Schmidt The GPR investigation of William Shakespeare’s grave by Erica Carrick Utsi & Kevin Colls Soundbites? by Armin Schmidt Journal Notification Academic Courses
  • ISAPNews 45 (01/2016)
    Geomagnetic prospections in the suburb of Olbia Pontike - an ancient Greek colony in the northern Black Sea area, Ukraine by Arno Patzelt, Jochen Fornasier, Alla Buyskikh, Andrey Ivtchenko & Alexander Kuzmischev Take me to church! by Ferry van den Oever High-resolution magnetic susceptibility survey at Fort Edward National Historic Site, Canada by Jonathan Fowler & Duncan McNeill Conferences, Workshops and Seminars Journal Notification Academic Courses
  • ISAPNews 44 (10/2015)
    Our Big Day Out: #digblacon with Big Heritage - by Chrys Harris, Graeme Attwood & Finnegan Pope-Carter New Surveys at Verulamium - by Kris Lockyear Using Technical Expertise at Ostia Antica (Leiden University & TU Delft) - by Till F. Sonnemann, Hanna Stöger & Dominique Ngan-Tillard Journal Notification Academic Courses
  • ISAPNews 43 (07/2015)
    Project of Regional Cooperation: Non-Destructive Geophysical Surveys of Significant and Endangered Sites in the Ústí Region, Czech Republic - by Roman Křivánek Interactions Between Soil Science and Geophysics in Archaeological Prospection (ISSGAP) Workshop Held in Rethymno, Crete - by Kayt Armstrong Conferences, Workshops & Seminars ISAP Bursaries for ICAP 2015 Journal Notification Academic Courses
  • ISAPNews 42 (04/2015)
    A Satellite, Aerial and Low-Altitude Approach for Ancient Greek Cities by Gianluca Cantoro et al. ArchaeoLandscapes International - Coming Soon! by Dave Cowley, Rachel Opitz, Axel Posluschny & Armin Schmidt Burma Spitfires by Adam Booth A Shallow Geophysical Prospection Study of the Cherokee Female Seminary and the Ross Cottage Sites, Cherokee Nation, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 2009 / 2013 by Ervan G. Garrison, Ian H. Garrison & Jessica Cook Hale Conferences, Workshops & Seminars Journal Notification Academic Courses
  • ISAPNews 41 (12/2014)
    A recently discovered monastery at Tilaurakot, Nepal, childhood home of the Lord Buddha by Duncan Hale & Patricia Voke The detection of lightning strikes on earthwork sites in Ohio, US by Jarrod Burks NSGG recent work in archaeological geophysics meeting, 2nd December 2014 by Mary K. Saunders Conferences, Workshops & Seminars Journal Notifcation Academic Courses
  • ISAPNews 40 (09/2014)
    Adrian Butler MA, MIfA, 16th July 1972 - 17th July 2014 by Ken Hamilton Archaeological survey at Buraymī Oasis, Oman. An integrated strategy for geophysics, surface collection and test pitting by Kristian Strutt, Timothy Power, Nasser Al-Jahwari & Peter Sheehan The DY4300, a low-cost resistivity meter from China by Charles Young My geophysical highlights (NOT!) by Ferry van den Oever Conferences, Workshops & Seminars Journal Notification Academic Courses  
  • ISAPNews 39 (06/2014)
    Geophysical survey at ancient Naukratis, Egypt by Kristian Strutt & Ross Iain Thomas Fusion between geophysical images to locate and map archaeological relics by Alexandra Karamitrou & Gregory N. Tsokas Recent large-area magnetic gradient surveys at Ohio Hopewell earthwork sites by Jarrod Burks Conferences, Workshops & Seminars Journal Notification Academic Courses
  • ISAPNews 38 (04/2014)
    UK Commercial Archaeological Geophysics Seminar 2014: a word from the committee by Jimmy Adcock The grass is always greener on the other side: peering over the Anglo-Irish fence at CAGS2014 by James Bonsall CAGS2014: the view of an online participant by Andreas Viberg CAGS2014 as seen from a Scandinavian perspective by Arne Anderson Stamnes CAGS2014 from the exhibitors’ point of view by Roger Walker CAGS2014: a commercial viewpoint by Ben Urmston CAGS2014 as experienced by an MSc student by Mariah Ottersen Conferences, Workshops & Seminars Journal Notification Academic Courses
  • ISAPNews 37 (12/2013)
    Geophysical Prospection on the Volcanic Environs of Therasia Island, Cyclades, Greece by Apostolos Sarris et al. Virtual reconstruction of a medieval monastery in Bavaria based on geophysical prospection and old copper engravings by Roland Linck A new forum for commercial archaeological geophysics in the UK... Application of the Geonics EM38B to Archaeological Mapping by J. Duncan McNeill DART Heritage Remote Sensing Workshop Summary by Anthony Beck Conferences, Workshops & Seminars Journal Notification Academic Courses  
  • ISAPNews 36 (08/2013)
    Archaeological and Geophysical Survey at Basing House, near Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK by Kristian Strutt et al. Geophysical surveys of abandoned quadrangular enclosures (“Viereckschanzen”) from La Tène period in Bohemia by Roman Křivánek Whose landscape anyway? Thoughts about large area surveys by Martin Roseveare Archaeological Prospection Conference 2013: The Twitter Review by James Bonsall Conferences, Workshops & Seminars Journal Notification Academic Courses
  • ISAPNews 35 (05/2013)
    Obituary for Prof. Arnold Aspinall by Armin Schmidt, Chris Gaffney Current research at San Salvatore Telesino, Campania by Alice James Analysis of Umayyad desert fortresses in the Near East by Declassified CORONA satellite images by Roland Linck Archaeological Geophysical Surveys reveal the Basketmaker III Population at Dillard Site by Meg Watters &  Shanna Diederichs Quadrature-Phase Susceptibility Anomalies Detected with the Geonics EM 38B by Duncan McNeil & Jonathan Fowler Archaeological and Maritime Surveys on the Island of Ghagha, Western Region, Abu Dhabi, UAE by Kris Strutt et al. Irish Archaeological Geophysical Survey Database launched online by James Bonsall et al. Conferences, Workshops and Seminars Journal Notification Academic Courses
  • ISAPNews 34 (02/2013)
    Obituary for Dr. John W. Weymouth by Rinita Dalan, Mark Lynott, Chris Gaffney Magnetic Surveys at the Knife River Indian Villages National Park Historic Site, North Dakota, U.S.A.: A Memorial to Dr. John W. Weymouth by Steven L. De Vore Magnetic Survey Data from the Sakakawea Village Site at Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site, North Dakota, U.S.A. by Steven L. De Vore, Blair E. Schneider Bodiam Castle, East Sussex. Geophysical and Topographic Survey of an Archaeological Landscape by Kristian Strutt et al. Current research at Sant’Ivo alla Sapienza, Rome by Alice James et al. NSGG Day Meeting: Recent work in Archaeological Geophysics, Dec 2012 by Claire Boardman, Peter Turner Conferences, Workshops and Seminars Journal Notification Academic Courses
  • ISAPNews 33 (11/2012)
    Editor's Note by Robert Fry New Research at Segni, Lazio (Italy) Alice James, Stephen Kay GPR and Protohistory: the site of Colle Rotondo (Rome, Italy) Matteo di Barone et al. Magnetometry at Yuthu, Peru - results of a vertical gradiometer survey close to the geomagnetic equator Timothy Horsley et al. 1st MAC International Workshop on Archaeological Geophysics Armin Schmidt, Roger Sala Conference, Workshops and Seminars Journal Notification Academic Courses
  • ISAPNews 32 (08/2012)
    Editor's Note by Robert Fry Computer Applications in Archaeology (CAA): ISAP Roundtable by Kayt Armstrong, Chris Gaffney Ohio's Great Serpent Mound Surveyed by Jarrod Burks Large-scale Archaeogeophysical Surveys at the Late Bronze Age Settlements at Kalavasos-Ayios Dhimitrios and Maroni-Vournes/-Tsaroukkas in Cyprus by Michael "Bodhi" Roger, Kevin Fisher, Jeff Leon and Sturt Manning Press Release: RM85 Resistance Meter is now available from Geoscan Research! by Roger Walker The First International Conference on Virtual Archaeology by Daria Hookk and Armin Schmidt New Geophysical Survey of the City and Necropolis at Antinoupolis, Middle Egypt by Kristian Strutt, James Heidel, Angus Graham Conference, Workshops and Seminars Journal Notification Academic Courses
  • ISAPNews 31 (05/2012)
    Editor's Note by Robert Fry The Mala MIRA at the Wallaga Lake Aboriginal Cemetery by David Hunter The Theban Harbours and Waterscapes Survey. Recent Fieldwork to Investigate the Canals and Harbours on the West and East Banks at ancient Thebes (Luxor), Egypt by Angus Graham & Kristian Strutt Commercial Profile: ArchaeoPhysica by Martin Roseveare Conference, Workshops and Seminars Journal Notification Academic Courses
  • ISAPNews 30 (02/2012)
    Editor's Note by Robert Fry Heritage Preservation and Planning at the Longfellow House by Margaret Watters et al. Large-scale archaeological prospection of the Iron Age central place Uppakra by Manuel Gabler & Immo Trinks A free set of tools for automated imagery rectification by Gianluca Cantoro New Geophysical Survey in the United Arab Emirates by Lucy Blue et al. Conference, Workshops and Seminars Books Journal Notification Academic Courses
  • ISAPNews 29 (11/2011)
    Editor's Note by Robert Fry ISAP Conference, Izmir September 2011 by Chris Gaffney Magnetic survey of the Iowaville Site in south-eastern Iowa, USA by Steven L. De Vore Stanton Drew after English Heritage by John Oswin Kite aerial thermography by John Wells Geophysical survey and excavation at Tidgrove Warren Farm, Hampshire. Some preliminary results from the 2011 season by Kris Strutt Orthogonal survey directions using the Wenner array in area survey by Michael Puntorno Conference, Workshops and Seminars Books Journal Notification Academic Courses
  • ISAPNews 28 (08/2011)
    Editor's Note by Robert Fry Important Notices Airborne and Ground-Based Survey on Salisbury Plain Army Training Estate, Wiltshire by R. Bennett An Algorithm for the Fast and Accurate Three Dimensional DC Resistivity Inversion Application on Imaging Buried Archaeological Objects by M. Emin Candansayar & N. Papadapoulos New Archaeological Surveys at Wolvesey Palace, the Cathedral and Winchester College, Winchester, Hampshire by K. Strutt & J. Miles The ArchaeoLandscapes Europe Project by A. Posluschny & C. Musson Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements Books Journal Notification Academic Courses
  • ISAPNews 27 (05/2011)
    Editor's Note by Robert Fry Remote Sensing for Archaeology: an AARG-EAC-ISAP working party by Dave Cowley and Chris Gaffney Iberian-Roman City of Puig Ciutat: First Season of surveys and excavation by Robert Tamba Integrating multi-scalar remote sensed data: a comment on resolution, calibration and validation by Tara-Jane Sutcliffe The DART Project: Developing the roadmap for archaeological remote sensing in the 21st century by Robert Fry and Anthony Beck Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements Bursaries Books Journal Notification
  • ISAPNews 26 (02/2011)
    Editor's Note by Robert Fry A Happy New Year from the IFA GeoSIG by Jimmy Adcock & Peter Barker (GeoSIG Committee) Surveying Prehistoric Scandinavian Boathouses and Graves: An example from Central Norway by Arne Anderson Stamnes The role of Archaeological Prospection in the Portus Project (Italy) by Stephen Kay et. al NSGG Day Meeting on Recent Work in Archaeological Geophysics 2010 by Paul Linford Review of the 9th Biennial NSGG Conference by Chrys Harris & Michael Puntorno The new Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Archaeological Prospection and Virtual Archaeology by Immo Trinks Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements Bursaries Journal Notification
  • ISAPNews 25 (10/2010)
    Editor's Note by Louise Martin Archaeological Prospection in Migdal, Galilee, Israel by L Barba, J Blancas, M Zapata and L R Manzanilla University of Bradford Awarded Irish Research Fellowship to Review 10 Years of Geophysical Data from Road Schemes by J Bonsall, C Gaffney and I Armit Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements Announcements Journal Notification
  • ISAPNews 24 (07/2010)
    Editor's Note by Louise Martin The first national conference for archaeological geophysics in Warsaw by T Herbich A Geophysical Quandary R Ainslie Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements Journal Notification
  • ISAPNews 23 (04/2010)
    Editor's Note by Louise Martin Total Field Magnetic, Radar, and Archaeological Studies on the Shores of Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, USA by S D Sheriff, D MacDonald An Experimental Proton Precession Magnetometer by P Cordes Geophysical Studies on the Evolution of the Molise Landscape by P M Barone Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements Journal Notification PhD Studentship
  • ISAPNews 22 (01/2010)
    Editor's Note by Louise Martin Geophysical Survey at Whitley Castle Roman Fort and Hinterland, Northumberland by D Hale, R Villis Resistance vs. Radar. Comparison in a Churchyard by J Oswin GPR-survey reveals Roman chariot track in Eining 'Abusina' by R Linck Urban Archaeological Investigations using Ground Penetrating Radar: A case Study from Heraklion, Crete (Greece) by N Papadopoulos, A Sarris Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements Journal Notification
  • ISAPNews 21 (10/2009)
    Editor's Note by Louise Martin Preservation of Buried Archaeological Patrimony Through Georadar Studies. The Case of the Historical Center of the Merida City, Yucatan, Mexico by L Barba, J Blancas, A Ortiz Destriping Linears - A new approach to an old problem by T Horsley, D Wilbourn Georadar Survey in the Roman Dam of Consuegra, Toledo, Castille-La Mancha, Spain by S R Untoria Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements Announcement Journal Notification
  • ISAPNews 20 (07/2009)
    Editor's Note by Louise Martin The Role of the Amateur in Geophysics by J Oswin Geophysical surveying around Chichester by N Haskins, G Anelay, A Payne The Stanbury Hill Project: Archaeological Investigation of a Rock Art Site by K Boughey Volunteer Archaeogeophysical Investigations at an Historic Caddo Indian Site in East Texas by C Walker Community archaeology and the archaeological geophysicist by C Gaffney Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements Announcement Journal Notification
  • ISAPNews 19 (04/2009)
    Editor's Note by Louise Martin Using laser-levels for efficient positioning of GPR measurements in buildings by I Trinks Archaeological Geophysics: From Field to Archive. An Institute for Archaeologists (IfA) Workplace Learning Bursary by T Sparrow, C Gaffney, A Schmidt Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements Announcement Publication Notification Journal Notification
  • ISAPNews 18 (01/2009)
    Editor's Note by Louise Martin Recent Work in Archaeological Geophysics by P Linford Obituary Announcement Journal Notification Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements
  • ISAPNews 17 (10/2008)
    Editor's Note by Louise Martin New project on the study of city planning with geophysical maps by C Benech A Magnetic Survey of the Biesterfeldt Site, North Dakota, USA by S De Vore Book Notification Journal Notification Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements
  • ISAPNews 16 (07/2008)
    Editor's Note by Louise Martin Georadar Studies in a Sand Dune Archaeological Site in Bahia De Los Muertos, Baja California Sur, Mexico by L Barba, A Ortiz, J Blancas, A Rosales Pilot study of the new multichannel GPR system MIRA for large scale, high-resolution archaeological prospection at the site of the Viking town Birka in Sweden by I Trinks, J Nissen, B Johansson, J Emilsson, C Gustafsson, J Friborg, J Gustafsson A New Magnetic Cart System for Archaeological Prospection by D Pilz, C Meyer, H Zoellner Preliminary Field Trials with the MVM1 Magnetic Viscosity Meter by D Lynch ISAP announcement Journal Notifications Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements
  • ISAPNews 15 (04/2008)
    Editor's Note by Louise Martin Polarity: The Example of Porticus Octaviae in Rome, Italy by P. M. Barone, E. Pettinelli, P. A. Annan, D. J. Redman Initial Findings Using Comparative Magnetic Datasets by J Lyall, D Powlesland Towed Magnetic Data for Archaeological Prospection Within a Sand and Gravel Mineral Deposit by J Upwood, C Leech, I Hill, N Linford Discovering Prehistoric Settlement in Warwickshire, UK by A Roseveare, M Roseveare Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements
  • ISAPNews 14 (01/2008)
    Editor's Note by Louise Martin Geophysics and the IFA by A. Schmidt, C. Gaffney Non-Destructive Evaluation of Historic Buildings: Zuccari Palace in Rome (Italy) by P. M. Barone, E. Pettinelli, P. A. Annan, D. J. Redman A Magnetic Survey of Crow Agency II, Montana, USA by S. L. De Vore Archaeomagnetic Turkey-shoot in the Trent Valley by I. Hill, K. Challis, K. Jeffrey, C. Leech, N. Linford, D. Knight, B. Smith, D. Wardrop Geophysical Survey in the Archaeologically Un-investigated Parts of Czech Oppida by R. Krivanek Back to Bedlam: Archaeology, Geophysics and Great War training landscapes by P. Masters Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements Announcement Journal Notifications
  • ISAPNews 13 (10/2007)
    Editor's Note by Louise Martin Georadar survey in Borgholm castle, Oeland, Sweden by Immo Trinks, P. Karlsson, M. Stibeus, A. Eder-Hinterleitner and L. Larsson Survey at the Cathedral of Tarragona, Spain by A. Casas, P. L. Cosentino and R. Sala Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements Journal Notifications
  • ISAPNews 12 (07/2007)
    Editor's Note by Louise Martin Blacklands, Frome, UK by John Oswin The Use of Magnetic and Electromagnetic Techniques in the Investigation of a World War II Aircraft Crash Site at Warton Marsh, Lancashire by B. Urmston, C. Gaffney, J. Gater and C. Stephens Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements Journal Notifications
  • ISAPNews 11 (04/2007)
    Editor's Note by Louise Martin Ground-Penetrating Radar's Ability to Discover and Map Buried Archaeological Sites in Hawaii: an Analysis in Different Soil Types, as a Function of Soil Moisture and Weathering Characteristics by Lawrence Conyers Revealing the Ibero-Roman Site of Puig-Ciutat (Catalonia, Spain) by Means of Geophysical Survey Methods by Roger Sala and Maria Lafuente North Sea Palaeolandscape Project Access Grid Seminar by Aaron S. Fogel and Duncan P. McKinnon Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements Journal Notifications
  • ISAPNews 10 (02/2007)
    Editor's Note by Louise Martin Recent Work in Archaeological Geophysics by Andrew David ISAP Annual General Meeting 2006 by Chris Gaffney Announcement by John Gater Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements Journal Notifications
  • ISAPNews 9 (10/2006)
    Editor's Note by Louise Martin Wrecks on the Seabed Round 2: Search for the Thomas Lawrence by Paul Baggaley Resistance and Magnetic surveying with the MSP40 Mobile Sensor Platform at Kelmarsh Hall by Roger Walker and Paul Linford Update on GPR Licensing Issues by Chris Leech Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements Journal Notifications
  • ISAPNews 8 (08/2006)
    Editor's Note by Louise Martin Private-Public Prospection Partnership in Stade (Germany) by Cornelius Meyer GPR Investigations at Westminster Abbey by Erica Utsi A Critical Look at Some Filtering Procedures by Emily Hinz Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements
  • ISAPNews 7 (04/2006)
    Editor's Note by Louise Martin Reflections by Armin Schmidt Cultural Heritage: A Value for the World by Angelo Guarino GPR Licensing Issues by Chris Leech Thermal Prospecting on Vegetation by Ulrich Kiesow A Comparison of Archaeomagnetic Results from a Towed Magnetometer Array and Traditional Methods by Paul R. Fuller, Ian A. Hill and Christopher Leech Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements Commercial Advertisements Journal Notifications
  • ISAPNews 6 (01/2006)
    A Structure of Unknown Meaning by Harald von der Osten-Woldenburg Research - One overlooked area of support? by Chris Gaffney Conference announcements Journal notifications
  • ISAPNews 5 (10/2005)
    Archaeological Prospection 2005, Rome by Salvatore Piro ISAP's First Honorary Members by Chris Gaffney Archaeological prospection and rediscovery of the Geomagnetic Observatory of Johann von Lamont (1805-1879) in Munich-Bogenhausen by Joerg Fassbinder A Large Area Magnetic Survey of a Hopewell Earthwork, Ohio, USA by John Weymouth Muffled explosions in Vatican City by Immo Trinks Conference announcements
  • ISAPNews 4 (09/2005)
    3-D Resistivity Inversion Study in an Important Roman Military Center in Turkey by Mahmut G. Drahor Journal Archaeological Prospection by Chris Gaffney Games and Entertainments (and a bit of advertisement) by David Jordan Conferences Notes
  • ISAPNews 3 (12/2004)
    A note from the Chairman The Roman Town of Neustadt am Kocher, Germany: first results of combined geophysical mappings Aerial Archaeology Research Group - Munich 2004 & the online archive Update from the Near East Preview of the next issue of Archaeological Prospection A Report from Korea: Symposium on Archaeological Prospection and the joint GPR survey at Wolseong castle in Gyeongju News in brief Noticeboard
  • ISAPNews 2 (08/2004)
    High resolution GPR surveys for the study of "Domus del Centenario" - Pompei, Italy GAI Archaeo-Geophysics Seminar, Dublin Recent magnetometer surveys in Eastern Canada Update from the Far East - Archaeological Prospection Society of Japan "Lost chapel" of Henllan, Wales News from Glasgow: a round-up of what's happening at the Department of Archaeology Update from the UK & Eire Noticeboard
  • ISAPNews 1 (05/2004)
    Who's who on the Management Committee Ghost features Developing a magnetometer chariot to survive commercial survey Application of resistivity survey in the Mediterranean area English Heritage's caesium magnetometer cart Recent student projects at the University of Bradford Update from the Near East Archaeological trials of the University of Leicester Multi Sensor Platform Noticeboard File: isapnews1.pdf