Regional Partner Workshops

ipaast project workshop: integrating precision agriculture and archaeology for sustainable management in dehesa landscapes.

8 March 2023

Merida, Extremadura, Spain

Presentation Recordings

ipaast workshop on connecting remote and near surface sensing across archaeology and precision agriculture in Dehesa Landscapes

In collaboration with the LIFEAdapt Project Extremadura, 14-16 June 2022

ipaast project workshop: integrating precision agriculture and archaeology for sustainable management in vineyard landscapes.

9 March 2023

Colle Massari, Tuscany, Italy

Confirmed Participants

  • Professor Stefano Campana, professor at the University of Siena, DSSBC ( and LAP&T, the Laboratory of Landscape Archaeology &Remote Sensing ( Founded in 2003, LAP&T is a laboratory of the University of Siena aiming at the documentation and understanding of archaeology through the application of survey techniques such as aerial, geophysical, photogrammetry and landscape modelling surveys.
  • Doctor Daniele Sarri, a researcher at the University of Firenze, DAGRI (, one of the biggest departments of the University of Florence, and AgriSmart Lab (, laboratory of the University of Florence founded in 2015, AgriSmart Lab aim to the development of technologies and methodologies for the reduction of farming environmental impact. 
  • Carolina Perna, PhD student at the University of Florence, DAGRI, AgriSmart Lab.
  • Professor Simone Priori, professor at the University of Tuscia, DAFNE ( Professor Priori’s work is related to the study of soil characteristics with proximal sensor surveys.
  • Doctor Giovanni Bitella, Geocarta (, founded in 2001 Geocarta is a company that provides soil surveys through ARP instruments both for archaeology and precision agriculture purposes. Since its foundation, Geocarta surveyed more than 120.000 ha of soil in Europe, particularly in France.
  • Doctor Maria Gabriella Carpentiero, Archaeology functionary of Sopraintendenza Archeologica e Belle Arti di Siena (, a part of the Italian Ministry of Culture that aims to protect local heritage site and values.
  • Doctor Alessandra Gemmiti, Tuscany Region Direction on Agriculture and Rural Development, “Consulting, Formation and Innovation” (, a specialized sector of Tuscany Region on innovation and dissemination of new practices in agriculture through various systems like “comunità della pratica” (practice community).  
  • Doctor Giuliano Guerrini, Agronomist for Colle Massari estate ( Colle Massari is a big estate in the south of Tuscany with more than 1350 ha. Colle Massari is particularly interested in archaeology as they have an archaeological excavation (in collaboration with Professor Campana) in their field. 
  • Professor Dominic Powlesland, Landscape Research Centre