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Issue 31 - May 2012 (3.4 MB)
( Editorís Note by Robert Fry; The MalŚ 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 )
Issue 30 - February 2012 (2.3 MB)
( Editorís 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 UppŚkra 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 )
Issue 29 - November 2011 in medium resolution (3.4 MB) or full resolution (8.9 MB)
( Editorís 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 )
Issue 28 - August 2011 (2.7 MB)
( Editorís 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 )
Issue 27 - May 2011 (2.9 MB)
( Editorís 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 )
Issue 26 - February 2011 (2.3 MB)
( Editorís 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 )
Issue 25 - October 2010 (0.8 MB)
( 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 )
Issue 24 - July 2010 (0.6 MB)
( 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 )
Issue 23 - April 2010 (6.1 MB)
( 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 )
Issue 22 - January 2010 (6.8 MB)
( 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; )
Issue 21 - October 2009 (4.2 MB)
( Editorís Note by Louise Martin; Preservation of Buried Archaeological Patrimony Through Georadar Studies. The Case of the Historical Center of the Merida City, YucatŠn, Mexico by L Barba, J Blancas, A Ortiz; Destriping Linears Ė 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; )
Issue 20 - July 2009 (4.2 MB)
( Editorís 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; )
Issue 19 - April 2009 (2.6 MB)
( Editorís 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 )
Issue 18 - January 2009 (0.2 MB)
( Editorís Note by Louise Martin; Recent Work in Archaeological Geophysics; by P Linford; Obituary; Announcement; Journal Notification; Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements )
Issue 17 - October 2008 (1.9 MB)
( Editorís 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 )
Issue 16 - July 2008 (2.4 MB)
( Editorís 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 ZŲllner; Preliminary Field Trials with the MVM1 Magnetic Viscosity Meter by D Lynch; ISAP announcement; Journal Notifications; Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements )
Issue 15 - April 2008 (2.2 MB)
( Editorís 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 )
Issue 14 - January 2008
( Editorís 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. KrivŠnek; Back to Bedlam: Archaeology, Geophysics and Great War training landscapes by P. Masters; Conference, Seminar and Course Announcements; Announcement; Journal Notifications )
Issue 13 - October 2007
( Editorís Note by Louise Martin; Georadar survey in Borgholm castle, ÷land, Sweden by Immo Trinks, P. Karlsson, M. Stibťus, 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 )
Issue 12 - July 2007
( Editorís 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 )
Issue 11 - April 2007
( Editorís Note by Louise Martin; Ground-Penetrating Radarís 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 )
Issue 10 - February 2007
( Editorís 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 )
Issue 9 - October 2006
( Editorís 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 )
Issue 8 - August 2006
( Editorís 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 )
Issue 7 - April 2006
( Editorís 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 )
Issue 6 - January 2006
( A Structure of Unknown Meaning by Harald von der Osten-Woldenburg; Research Ė One overlooked area of support? by Chris Gaffney; Conference announcements; Journal notifications )
Issue 5 - October 2005
( Archaeological Prospection 2005, Rome by Salvatore Piro; ISAPís 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 )
Issue 4 - September 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 )
Issue 3 - December 2004
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Issue 2 - August 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 )
Issue 1 - May 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 )

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Last updated on 22 August 2012
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