Low Altitude Aerial Photography for archaeology – where is the revolution leading

Although the whole CAA meeting in Siena 2015 (http://caaconference.org/program) looks quite interesting I would strongly recomend this session:

6E Low Altitude Aerial Photography for archaeology – where is the revolution leading us?

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More on UAVs in archaeology

Meanwhile us working on the data from Siedlecin You may watch this nice short  YT video by euronews on using drones in archaeology.

One may ask: Is it trully a revolution, as the media like to call it, or just an evolution?

and for those that like to read and interesting article reviewing the “drone situation” http://www.directionsmag.com/articles/top-five-things-you-need-to-know-about-drones-and-gis/414810

a nice case study

https://www.academia.edu/6387492/Archaeological_aerial_thermography_A_case_study_at_the_Chaco-era_Blue_J_community_New_Mexico

UAV- camera tests in Siedlecin (Lower Silesia)

Last weekend we had a chance to visit a Medieval Ducal Tower in Siedlecin, Poland ( for more info look up: http://www.wiezasiedlecin.pl/ also available in english). Our aim was to make few flights with a UAV and to test of the cameras we had at hand, how they behave and how would they differ in the perspective of making a 3d model out of photos made by them. If possible also to make few photos from the kite.

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