Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Balla Secondary School continues to lead the way in remote sensing.
I have returned recently from two contiguous meetings in Ireland 'Archaeology Above and Below'.

The first meeting, at Balla School, was attended by the Irish Prime Minister:

For community work, kites are on the up ;o)
[Image: balla2014b.jpg]
Looking over Balla: School top left, walled garden right. (student photo)

Will the multidisciplinary techniques of archaeological remote sensing (soil resistance, gradiometry, magnetic susceptibility, metal detection, tomography, GPR, KAP etc) ever find their way into the increasingly rigid curriculum of schools in the UK........or even into some university archaeology departments?
Maybe Balla School could help with some outreach work with universities ;oO

Primary schools in Scotland are increasingly taking up kite aerial photography, with an Archaeology/KAP, CPD course planned for teachers in West Lothian by Archaeology Scotland, at the Oatridge Campus of SRUC.

Glasgow School of Art, a leader in virtual 3D modelling, now has a Kite Society. A member of the Society, an archaeologist, was present at Balla.
Three recipients of our National Scheme are postgraduate students at the GSA.

A visit to Roscommon Castle proved useful too!

[Image: roscommon340b.jpg]


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  A new Facebook page: Kite Aerial Remote Sensing - a quiet revolution. John Wells 1 2,074 15th April 2014, 01:17 PM
Last Post: John Wells
  The School of Jack Yr2 Jack 78 36,919 5th February 2014, 06:29 PM
Last Post: Dinosaur
  And what did you do at school today?.......remote sensing!!!? John Wells 4 3,680 15th September 2013, 02:46 PM
Last Post: John Wells
  The School of Jack Jack 305 108,618 21st August 2013, 10:14 PM
Last Post: Unitof1
  Thursday 4th July, Worcester: Remote sensing from small unmanned aerial systems John Wells 1 1,512 25th March 2013, 04:32 PM
Last Post: John Wells
  Sussex School of Archaeology - Training BAJR 1 2,058 13th February 2013, 07:12 PM
Last Post: BAJR
  Archaeology Day School. Pembrokeshire BAJR 1 1,606 11th October 2012, 07:02 AM
Last Post: BAJR
  Dales Heritage Field School 2012 (affordable Field School) BAJR 1 1,898 20th March 2012, 09:18 AM
Last Post: BAJR
  3rd Aerial Archaeology Training School in Merida (Spain) BAJR 1 1,613 1st February 2012, 12:32 PM
Last Post: BAJR
  Kent Archaeological Field School BAJR 1 2,124 26th January 2011, 04:54 PM
Last Post: BAJR

Forum Jump:

Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)