May 19, 2014

Egypt fights looters stealing its antiquities with spacecraft and statecraft

From The Washington Post
Sarah Parcak, an archaeologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, is practicing what may be the most high-tech method of tracking looted sites and antiquities, using satellite imagery from DigitalGlobe, a satellite company, and Google Earth to identify what she calls “hot spots.”

UAB in the News

 
 
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