Useful Links


ArcLand International continues the work of the “ArchaeoLandscapes Europe” project. AARG is one of its founding members.

5-year pan-European project within the Culture 2007-2013 Programme, starting in September 2010.

Airborne Remote Sensing methods of Historic England

The very active West Lothian Archaeology Group is specialized in kite aerial photography.

Links to Aerial Photos

The site is part of the publication of Cornwall’s NMP project. The site is rather more than a presentation of the results and looks at Cornwall’s archaeology from an aerial perspective.

Website by an aerial archaeology team from Wales, part-funded by the Welsh Assembly Government.

Documentary film on the history and current developments in European aerial archaeology.

This site contains loads of old aerial photographs from Persepolis

This short film was made in summer 2008, specially for AARG 2008 conference. It’s about the Wings over Armenia project with its difficulties, fun and two foreign aerial archaeologists (Rog Palmer and Chris Musson) discovering a totally new country for them. The footage is mainly from 2002. The film is edited by Anush Margaryan, with the help of Bars Media documentary film studio editorial staff.

Website site by Francesca Radcliffe with aerial photographs from the area of Dorset.

Useful links to Archaeological Remote Sensing

Free access to data concerning soil moisture, soil temperature and transpiration in Germany updated on a daily basis.

The Copernicus Open Access Hub (previously known as Sentinels Scientific Data Hub) provides complete, free and open access to Sentinel-1, Sentinel-2, Sentinel-3 and Sentinel-5P user products

A quick guide helps how to download from the USGS Earth Explorer

For more information, see this link

An open source book, available as PDF download (click on the titel) by Žiga Kokalj (ZRC – SAZU, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts) and Ralf Hesse (State Office for Cultural Heritage Baden-Wuerttemberg). A detailed, indepth and very useful book which covers a multitude of LiDAR visualisations.

Tutorial (by Jošt Hobič) for processing LiDAR datasets and visualization (for Slovenian LiDAR data).

List maintained by Jošt Hobič

The IK Workshop Society is a global and unique forum for all who are interested in natural & cultural history.  Their motto is “Sharing Observations to Understand Planet Earth”. Everything produced by the IK Workshop Society is published within the framework of a Creative Commons licence. 

The iBIRDSEYE is a division of The IK Workshop Society – a global and unique forum for all those who are interested in Natural & Cultural History from a bird’s-eye view.

A fabulous(ly) illustrated overview of Aerial Archaeology in southernmost Sweden – collaboration between The IK Foundation & The Swedish National Archives (Riksarkivet). By Lars Hansen (The IK Foundation).

Dronies' Corner

An international, open access, peer reviewed journal. The journal focuses on design and applications of drones, including Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), and Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), etc. With an Issue (and Special Issues) coming out every 3 month, an insterdisciplinary variety of methods can be unfolded in a multitude of topics featured by each Issue

Did you ever want to buy a camera drone but did not really know where to start looking? Then this post on My Drone Authority (run by Mark Sheenan) might be just a helpful jump in!