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Optimization of electrical resistivity tomography protocols for detecting archaeological structures in a shallow water marine environment


Archaeologia Polona Vol. 53 (2015)


Simyrdanis, Kleanthis ; Papadopoulos, Nikos ; Theodoulou, Theotokis


Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology Polish Academy of Sciences

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ill. ; 24 cm

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marine ; electrical tomographies ; archaeological survey ; protocol optimization


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