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High-resolution magnetic survey in a quasi-urban environmentNormal access

Authors: M. Ciminale and D. Gallo
Issue: Vol 6, No 2, April 2008 pp. 97 - 103
DOI: 10.3997/1873-0604.2007035
Language: English
Info: Article, PDF ( 3.8Mb )

Abstract:
A high-resolution magnetic survey was performed on a large cultivated field located inside a heavily built-up town in Southern Italy. Measurements with a vertical gradiometer were even carried out relatively close (down to 35 m) to sources of strong magnetic noise. Despite these particularly unfavourable surroundings, the geophysical investigation made it possible to detect and recognize buried archaeological remains from the Neolithic age.


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