Tag Archives: geophysics

Re-visualising a long barrow near Old Sarum

A few weeks ago I was walking around the ramparts of Old Sarum hillfort when I spotted the cropmarks of a long barrow, and adjacent ring ditches, in one of the fields to the north of Old Sarum.  These cropmarks … Continue reading

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Geophysics – Oval Barrow – Part 3

Following on from previous posts about the possible oval barrow near Fordingbridge (Part 1 and Part 2), I was away when two more squares were surveyed with the resistivity equipment.  I recently downloaded the data from the data logger, and … Continue reading

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Geophysics – Oval Barrow – Part 2

On Saturday four of us returned to the site of the possible oval barrow, the survey of which we had started the previous week.  We quickly measured out our grid and started the survey.  After a visit from the gamekeeper … Continue reading

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Geophysics Update July 2012

We recently returned to our regular site near Fordingbridge to continue our geophysics work.  Last weekend involved locating our original baseline, doing two traverses across the field, and measuring in two more baselines in other parts of the field.  The … Continue reading

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Preliminary Geophysics Results April 2011

Following a previous geophysics training session on 9th April, Bill and Mark returned to the site to survey three adjacent grid squares.  A preliminary set of plots for all four squares is shown below, with each plot showing a different … Continue reading

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Geophysics results 9th April 2011 (part 2)

I have already described the very useful geophysics training session held last Saturday, 9th April.  That post included the preliminary results from the survey work carried out in the morning, when a problem occurred half way across the grid square … Continue reading

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Geophysics training session 9 April 2011

It was a glorious day for the geophysics training session at Godshill, with bright sunshine and hardly a cloud in the sky.  However, not brilliant conditions for a resistivity survey, which is suited to moist ground. It took a while … Continue reading

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Geophysics resources page

I have added a new menu link to the home page entitled ‘Geophysics’.  This links to the new Geophysics page where information on AVAS geophysics work and resources will be added. Currently the only item on the page is a … Continue reading

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