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Gallo-Roman Site of Grand: a Comparison between Archaeological and Geophysical Data for Spatial AnalysisNormal access

Author: C. Brinon
Event name: Near Surface Geoscience 2012 – 18th European Meeting of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics
Session: Poster Session 4
Publication date: 03 September 2012
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.20143450
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
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Recent studies carried out on Gallo-Roman site of Grand (France) illustrate the interest of using integrated methods in characterization of past occupation. Combination of excavations and surface surveying based on non-invasive techniques (such as geophysical surveys, LiDAR, aerial photography) allows a better identification of features. The cross-analysis of all data in GIS improves the global comprehension of the city framework and of its hydrogeological environment. Two case studies are presented: first we compare geophysical maps to speological observations for the detection of drainage galleries; then we show results of excavation and geophysical data in southern district of the agglomeration.

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