Photogrammetry

Though the site has been mothballed, the archaeology roadshow trundles on. Despite having only been on site for 12 days, we managed to generate a bit of data that has been keeping me busy. One key result has been the processing of our photogrammetry data. This is a...

Survey

Survey brings out strong contradictory feelings within me. On the one hand, my favourite task during an excavation or archaeological survey is capturing the composition of archaeological sites and features graphically in 3D. So much information. So much power. On the...

Stripping

Stripping, machining, mechanical excavation. All describe the process of getting a machine to do the work for us. However, unlike job automation or the rise of sentient AI, machining aids our process – rather than threatens to replace us. Getting an operator in...