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

Dilnoz ASROROVA

Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan, CAAL TECHNICAL SPECIALIST Dilnoz specialises in digital design projects such as website design and utilising Photoshop. She is most interested in history and applying her passion to the conservation of archaeological heritage. On the CAAL project she digitises the extant archives and records using a high-resolution scanner for integration of information conducted by regional institutions. All files are sensitive and often due to age of the documents the paper has become fragile, for that reason it… Read More

Bobomullo BOBOMULLOEV

Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography named after A. Donish, KYRGYZSTAN, RESEARCHER Bobomullo is motivated by the possibility of new discoveries. His work in an archaeological lab led to service as a regional scientific officer where he has been able to expand his love of the unknown and delve deeper into the lives of past persons. His favourite archaeological site is the medieval Buddhist monastery of Ajina Tepe in modern-day Tajikistan. Equally representative of the relationship between astronomy and poetry is Omar Khayyam, whose curiosity and intellect continue to inspire. When he… Read More