Khatlon, Tajikistan: a multi-source remote sensing approach

Federica Cilio takes us through a comparison of images and explains how using several map resources from different time periods can illuminate changes in the archaeological landscape This case study by Federica Cilio focuses on the analysis of satellite imagery acquired from Google Earth, ESRI, Bing Aerial, CORONA, and Soviet topographic maps, with the aim of showing the different information that each source offers and to demonstrate that the combination of this data allows an accurate and in-depth view of an area of interest. Crucially, the results and methodology can be instrumental… Read More

‘Spying’ on the Amu Darya

After georeferencing a number of CORONA images dating from June-July 1970 it is possible to appreciate how the riverine area has been drastically transformed through processes of soil deposition to the upstream and soil erosion towards the downstream…