Archaeological objects in loesses recognized by GPR research at the site Karmanowice, Poland

Czasopismo : Acta Geophysica
Tytuł artykułu : Archaeological objects in loesses recognized by GPR research at the site Karmanowice, Poland

Autorzy :
Błęcki, J.
Space Research Centre, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, Poland, jblecki@cbk.waw.pl,
Chukwuma, V.U.
Department of Physics, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria, victorchukwuma@yahoo.com,
Krankowski, A.
Institute of Geodesy, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland, kand@uwm.edu.pl,
Abdullah, M.
Department of Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia, mardina@eng.ukm.my,
Zakharenkova, I.E.
West Department of IZMIRAN, Kaliningrad, Russia, zakharenkova@mail.ru,
Teisseyre, K.P.
Institute of Geophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, Poland, kt@igf.edu.pl,
Acharya, D.P.
Ex Principal, Bangabasi Morning College, Kolkata, India, acharyadp-05@rediffmail.com,
Paradisopoulou, P.M.
Department of Geophysics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, paradis@gmail.com,
Vaněk, J.
Geophysical Institute, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic, kozak@ig.cas.cz,
Dolgikh, G.I.
V.I. Ilyichev’s Pacific Oceanological Institute, Far-Eastern Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, Russia, dolgikh@poi.dvo.ru,
Pospelova, G.A.
Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, pospelova@ifz.ru,
Poręba, A.
University of Silesia, Faculty of Earth Sciences, Department of Applied Geology, Sosnowiec, Poland, aporeba@wnoz.us.edu.pl,
Abstrakty : The aim of the research was to examine subsurface soil layers with the use of the Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) method. Neolithic archaeological post in Karmanowice was examined. On the basis of earlier geophysical researches and archaeological premises, eight measurement profiles had been chosen. Ground Penetrating Radar system with antenna of 500 MHz frequency was applied. The meas-urements were made with 30 and 60 ns time windows. The results were shown as the GPR sections. The analysis of the obtained results allowed us to outline anomalies connected with the appearance of archaeological objects in subsurface soil layers. The border between the anthropogenically changed upper layer and undisturbed loess was established, and the sections of slope wash layers were designated. Anomalies were confirmed by digging and test drillings. Additionally, 2D resistivity imaging method was used for verification of specific anthropogenic anomalies.

Słowa kluczowe : GPR, archaeological prospection, Neolithic culture, resistivity imaging,
Wydawnictwo : Instytut Geofizyki PAN
Rocznik : 2007
Numer : Vol. 55, no. 4
Strony : 640 – 651
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DOI :
Cytuj : Błęcki, J. ,Chukwuma, V.U. ,Krankowski, A. ,Abdullah, M. ,Zakharenkova, I.E. ,Teisseyre, K.P. ,Acharya, D.P. ,Paradisopoulou, P.M. ,Vaněk, J. ,Dolgikh, G.I. ,Pospelova, G.A. ,Poręba, A. , Archaeological objects in loesses recognized by GPR research at the site Karmanowice, Poland. Acta Geophysica Vol. 55, no. 4/2007
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