Geo-Hazards monitoring at Khirokitia Neolithic Settlement

Geo-Hazards monitoring at Khirokitia Neolithic Settlement

Geodesy at the service of archaeology

In the frame of the PROTHEGO (Protection of European Cultural Heritage from Geo-Hazards) JPI project, the Laboratory of Geodesy has begun the first phase of the establishment of a precise geodetic network to monitor the impact potential Geo-Hazards (i.e. landslides or earthquakes) would have on the Khirokitia Neolithic Settlement. 

19 June 2017/Author: Chris Danezis/Number of views (915)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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