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Geophysics | Archaeo-Tech | SCDNR
LiDAR | Archaeo-Tech | SCDNR
VideoAn aerial 3D laser scanning system detects two mysterious circles on Pockoy Island.
Photogrammetry | Archaeo-Tech | SCDNR
VideoArchaeologists preserve an excavation in three dimensions using a new photographic technique.
Radiocarbon Dating | Archaeo-Tech | SCDNR
VideoScientists at the University of Georgia’s Center for Applied Isotope Study use an accelerator mass spectrometer to count Carbon-14 isotopes to determine the age of ancient material.
Shell Tools | Archaeo-Tech | SCDNR
VideoAn experimental archaeologist recreates the tools used by indigenous Americans in the Late Archaic period.
The Atlatl | Archaeo-Tech | SCDNR
Video4,00 thousand years ago an ancient device, the atlatl, propelled spears with great accuracy and speed.
The Barrier Island | Archaeo-Tech | SCDNR
VideoThe shifting sands of the barrier island hold one of the most important ecosystems on the planet.