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- Prufer, Keith M.; Thompson, Amy E.; Kennett, Douglas J.
- Journal of archaeological science 2015 v.57 pp. 1-13
- Belize, etc ; archaeology; hills; landscapes; lidar; satellites; surveys; tropics; vegetation; Show all 9 Subjects
- ... In the tropics of Central America one important use of airborne LiDAR has been the detection of architecture and landscape modifications in ancient city–states, including dispersed residential compounds. For Maya archaeologists, this endeavor has been traditionally referred to as settlement survey. We examine a 99 km² area surrounding the ancient (ca. 100 BCE–CE 850) Maya city of Uxbenká using bot ...