Author Archives: dpowlesland

New Imaging Blog Space

In tandem with this Blog site we have another Blog site which is devoted to Landscape Research through imaging particularly 3D imaging. You can visit the LRC Imaging Blog by following the link below where you can see examples of 3D … Continue reading

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The Archaeologist’s Shoes

  The Landscape Research Centre has been actively involved in rescue archaeology at Cook’s Quarry, West Heslerton, North Yorkshire in the Vale of Pickering since a visit by the director in 1977. The original excavations at Cook’s Quarry were published in … Continue reading

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Digital Atlas Temporary Address

The LRC Digital Atlas has been functioning almost flawlessly for a number of years, unfortunately recent changes (upgrades ) of the windows server, where it is hosted, seem to have caused data serving problems which have stopped it from functioning … Continue reading

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Archaeology and contemporary art: A Hidden Landscape, by Paul Musgrove

New Exhibition at Ryedale Folk Museum  A Hidden Landscape, by Paul Musgrove (7th June – 20th July 2014)   The Ryedale Folk Museum, situated just outside Kirkbymoorside, on the edge of the North York Moors is a little gem of … Continue reading

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3Di or 3D Imaging from Free Range Photography

Over the past 4 years the LRC has undertaken a series of experiments designed to evaluate the potential for digital photogrammetery to enhance the  archaeological record from archaeological excavations. More recently a spell as Field Archaeologist in Residence in the … Continue reading

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  The Landscape Research Centre has been at the forefront of research into digital recording techniques for the field archaeologist since it adopted the use of handheld computers for recording in the field in the mid 1980s. A series of … Continue reading

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Dry hot spell following horrendous long wet winter exposes hidden archaeology and other things lurking in the fields.

Climate change, increasingly industrialised agriculture and changes in the crops being grown are influencing our knowledge of the past. The relatively extreme weather patterns that we are experiencing in Britain influence the way that arable crops grow revealing archaeological features … Continue reading

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Bathroom Lost and Found at Hovingham Hall

Roman Bath House re-discovered at Hovingham, North Yorkshire more than 250 years after it was first uncovered. All too often archaeologists talk about ‘new’ discoveries, a curious concept in world where the focus of study is about the past.   During February and … Continue reading

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Vale of Pickering: Statement of Significance

Archaeological research in the Vale of Pickering over the last 35 years has identified an entirely unanticipated level of past activity, particularly around the margins of the valley which formerly held the largest inland body of water in Britain. Lake … Continue reading

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Mind The Gap an international seminar on Emptiness, Visibility, Ambiguity and Absence in Archaeology

  University of Siena – Department of Historical Studies and Cultural Heritage Landscape Archaeology and Remote Sensing LAB Absence, invisibility and emptiness in the interpretation of archaeological and landscape evidence AN INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR AND DEBATE 22-24 APRIL 2013, CERTOSA DI … Continue reading

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