Stakeholder Surveys to:

Assess current remote and near surface sensing data types collected and analysed across archaeology, heritage management, precision agriculture, and agricultural land management, including ecosystem services.

Learn about data collection routines and approaches to data aggregation and analysis.

Learn about aims and applications for data collected in these domains.

Virtual Design Workshops to:

Bring together organisations from archaeology, heritage management, precision agriculture and stakeholders in related areas to discuss data collection and analysis practices.

Develop scope notes to describe and document shared and related concepts that provide connections between domains.

Develop minimal metadata and data standards to support interoperability.

Develop data collection and aggregation protocol templates.

Trial describing data with draft standards.

Field Trials to:

Run trials of data collection protocols with interdisciplinary teams.

Make cost-benefit analyses of different approaches to data collection.

Identify potential for shared practices.

Synthesis and Advocacy Work to:

Report on the state of data used in archaeology and precision agriculture.

Report on user needs

Formulate proposals for data collection protocols, data formats and metadata standards.

Formulate proposals for cross-domain application mappings.

Develop case studies demonstrating interoperable workflows and standards.

Conference Sessions and Presentations

The ipaast project team will organise conference sessions and presentations to provide updates on our research throughout the project.

Conference Sessions

Landscape Archaeology Conference Session 24. The Archaeology of rural landscapes and Agri-Tech: synergies and challenges. Thursday, 10 June 2021, 7:30-10:30 UK. Details at: