Existing knowledge, whether by the indigenous or previous archaeological excavations. Recordings of legends in Francesc d’Albranca in <Folklore Menorqui> suggested existence of previous cultures in the ports of Sanitja. Documents: whether from classical sources such as Pliny’s <Naturalis Historia III> or past nautical charts that mention Menorca & Sanisera Ground survey:
1 st choice = grids or transects? 2 nd choice = method of sampling? Simple random, stratified random, systematic, stratified systematic aligned 3 rd choice = fieldwalking lines or squares?
Landsat (top), Radarsat-1 (middle), and SRTM-DEM (bottom) images of NW Sudan
Sanisera Field School, session no. 6, 2011: Field Archaeology, Survey & Applications, by Sang H. Song
Field Archaeology: Survey & Applications Sang H. Song
Field Project: Process Management of Research Projects in the Historic Environment (MoRPHE) <MoRPHE Project, English Heritage>
Going back to Kristina’s lecture… Existing knowledge Documents Ground Survey Geophysical Survey Remote Sensing Chemical Survey
Ground Survey Search for archaeological sites and collect information about the location, distribution and organization of past human cultures across a large area <Wikipedia> =b Grids Transects Simple Random Stratified Random Stratified Systematic Aligned Systematic Lines Squares