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date: 12 August 2022

landscape and landscape change 

The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Michael DeckerMichael Decker

Advances in understanding Late Antique landscapes have been achieved by integrating knowledge drawn from texts, excavation, and other physical evidence with such techniques as remote sensing, aerial photography, satellite imaging, and geological study of what C. Vita-Finzi has named the Younger Fill, as well as with interpretation and modelling through Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software. This enables practitioners of landscape study to understand patterns of rural organization based on field boundaries, centuriation patterns, or catchment models and hypothesized settlement boundaries.... ...

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