Drones – Changing the game in Archaeology?


Since Stonehenge was first photographed from the air from a military balloon in September 1906, aerial photography has been a valuable methodology for both recording and locating archaeological sites within the landscape.

Until very recently, the methodology tended to rely on aerial photographic surveys conducted for alternative purposes, fiddly kites and weather balloons or on expensive charters of light aircraft and a photographer specially for the purpose.

The use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Drone) Aerial Imaging technologies provides a game changer for archaeological research and streamlines data collection in the field.

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