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S12:E06, “Archaeology From Space” edition, with Sarah Parcak (video)

Posted by jnshaumeyer on 15 July 2019

Streamed live on 11 July 2019.

From Egyptology to satellites in space, from archaeological sites in Peru to remote sensing, we found an abundance of fascinating and exciting topics of discussion with our guest, archaeologist Sarah Parcak, author of Archaeology from Space: How the Future Shapes Our Past. While she writes about projects that she has worked on, we not only learn more about Sarah, but about what archaeology is, what its main concerns are, how archaeologists actually go about their business, what taking pictures of the Earth from space has to do with archaeology–and, as often happens, so much more crowded into our all-too-brief hour’s discussion.

But, we also found a few minutes to discuss the citizen-science/crowdsourcing archaeological project Sarah’s involved with known as GlobalXplorer: .

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