Landscape Archaeology: Field Cartography and Surveying Skills
About the course
This course provides the student with advanced knowledge and skills concerning the methods and techniques needed for the study of landscape archaeology. Through a mix of lectures, seminars, fieldwork and other practical exercises they will explore a variety of themes that together reflect the broad range of contemporary issues in landscape studies. The lectures and seminars are designed to provide a broad range of examples, from Swedish and European contexts, in order to acquaint the student with the complexities of natural and anthropogenic landscapes. Fieldwork is designed to develop skills in observational survey, cartographic analysis, archival research and aerial photography.