Archaeologist Uses Satellite Imagery To Explore Ancient Mexico

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 - 11:28 in Paleontology & Archaeology

Satellite imagery obtained from NASA will help archaeologists peer into the ancient Mexican past. In a novel archaeological application, multi- and hyperspectral data will help build the most accurate and most detailed landscape map that exists of the southern state of Oaxaca, where the Zapotec people formed the first state-level and urban society in Mexico.

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