Archaeological aerial thermography: A case study at the Chaco-era Blue J community, New Mexico
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Huffington Post

Thermal images captured by a small drone allowed archaeologists to peer under the surface of the New Mexican desert floor, revea ..

International Business Times

As the prices of drones have dropped over the past few years, people are finding more and more creative ways to use them. One gr ..

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Recently published research describes how archaeologists outfitted a customized drone with a heat-sensing camera to unearth what ..


Despite a long history of studies that demonstrate the potential of aerial thermography to reveal surface and subsurface cultura ..


Unmanned flying craft point scientists toward the secrets of buried communities ..

Using thermal imagery, researchers can now see what lies beneath the dirt-covered desert landscape. A team of researchers from t ..

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Two archaeologists write about how they used drones to reveal a 1,000-year-old village in New Mexico ..

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Archaeological aerial thermography: A case study at the Chaco-era Blue J community, New Mexico

@nmrgis @LiveScience Nice story on the use of UAVs in archaeology! The original scientific article is available at

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