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Thursday 19 May 2022
5 to 7pm
Hetzel Lecture Theatre, Institute Building (Ground floor)
$10.00 per person

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About the presenter

Dr. W. Boone Law, geospatial scientist and archaeologist in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Adelaide.

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Hear Dr. Boone Law, geospatial scientist and archaeologist at the University of Adelaide, as he offers a brief overview of how aerial and satellite imaging has been applied to Australian archaeological contexts.  He also discusses how modern advances in environmental remote sensing are transforming our understanding of the arid zone archaeological record.

Free for members, $10 for non-members

RGSSA Dr W Boone Law

Dr. W. Boone Law

Dr. W. Boone Law is a geospatial scientist and archaeologist in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Adelaide. His research demonstrates how satellite remote sensing can improve our interpretation of ancient Aboriginal land use practices and archaeological site distribution in Australia’s vast desert regions.

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