AASV3_2016 AASV Public Lecture: The Aerial Perspective: Mapping Archaeology with UAV Clive Ogleby The University of Melbourne
Thursday, 19 May 2016 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm (AEST)
The Aerial Perspective: Mapping Archaeology with UAV
Presenter: Cliff Ogleby, Senior Lecturer, The University of Melbourne
This talk will cover modern developments in the mapping of archaeological sites using both off-the-shelf and custom built remotely piloted aerial vehicles (aka, UAV), along with other methods of raising a camera over an area of interest. Cliff will present on his experiences in mapping a stone arrangement, mapping excavations in the Republic of Georgia and a salvage project dealing with ‘cart ruts’ in Azerbaijan. He will also give an overview of the developments in micro-payloads such as multispectral imaging systems and even lightweight laser scanners.
Cliff Ogleby is a Senior Lecturer at The University of Melbourne in the Infrastructure Engineering department. He has nearly 40 years experience working in and around archaeology across several continents. He much prefers to fly into rock painting sites in a real helicopter.
When & Where
Archaeological & Anthropological Society of Victoria (AASV)
The Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria was formed in 1976 through the amalgamation of two societies, the Anthropological Society of Victoria and the Archaeological Society of Victoria. Although one was formed 30 years before the other both owed their origin to inspiring lectures given by singularly gifted academic lecturers to what were largely non-academic audiences. Both lecturers were on the staff of the University of Melbourne but stimulated the enthusiasm of people outside the university community.
The AASV welcomes members from all walks of life: professional archaeologists and anthropologists, students, and interested laypeople. We hold monthly meetings with free lectures covering a wide range of topics from the broad disciplines of archaeology and anthropology, and we offer a range of activities including fieldtrips and the opportunity to participate on archaeological digs. While the Pacific region has a special place in the work of the Society, lectures cover a wide range of topics and regions across the world. Links with the University of Melbourne, LaTrobe University and Monash are strong with both staff and students regularly speaking to the society about their work.