31 December 1996 Application of airborne remote sensing to the ancient Pompeii site
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Abstract
The ancient Pompeii site is in the Sarno Valley, an area of about 400 km2 in the South of Italy near Naples, that was utilized by man since old time (thousands of years ago). Actually the valley is under critical environmental conditions because of the relevant industrial development. ENEA is conducting various studies and research in the valley. ENEA is employing historical research, ground campaigns, cartography and up-to-date airborne multispectral remote sensing technologies to make a geographical information system. Airborne remote sensing technologies are very suitable for situations as that of the Sarno Valley. The paper describes the archaeological application of the research in progress as regarding the ancient site of Pompeii and its fluvial port.
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Fausto Vitiello, Fausto Vitiello, Antonio Giordano, Antonio Giordano, Flavio Borfecchia, Flavio Borfecchia, Sandro Martini, Sandro Martini, Luigi De Cecco, Luigi De Cecco, } "Application of airborne remote sensing to the ancient Pompeii site", Proc. SPIE 2960, Remote Sensing for Geography, Geology, Land Planning, and Cultural Heritage, (31 December 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.262479; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.262479
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