North Sea 
Palaeolandscapes


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The North Sea Palaeolandscapes

Concluding Seminar

14th March

HP Visual and Spatial Technology Centre

Institute for Archaeology and Antiquity

University of Birmingham

 

12:00-1:00 Lunch and Coffee

INTRODUCTION

1:30 Welcome 
Professor G. Petts (Pro Vice Chancellor, Birmingham)

1:35 Introduction  
Professor Vince Gaffney and Dr Ken Thomson (Birmingham)

1:40 English Heritage and the North Sea Palaeolandscape Project 
Dr Ingrid Ward (English Heritage)

SESSION 1
THE TECHNOLOGICAL, ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND GEOMORPHOLOGICAL CONTEXT

1:50 The larger archaeological context of the North Sea Palaeolandscapes Project
Professor G. Bailey

2:10 Data issues for the exploration of inundated landsurfaces within UK waters
Dr Mark Bunch (Birmingham)

2:30 The geological background and 3D Seismics as a tool for the exploration of inundated palaeolandscapes
Dr Ken Thomson (Birmingham)

2:50 Integrative technologies used in the North Sea palaeolandscapes
Mr Simon Fitch (Birmingham)

 3:05 Coffee

SESSION 2
MAPPING, ANALYSIS AND RESULTS

3:30 Salt tectonics and the internal structures of the Outer Silver Pit
Dr Ken Thomson (Birmingham)
 

3:50 An atlas of the palaeolandscapes of the southern North Sea
Simon Fitch (Birmingham)

4:20 Environmental issues relating to the southern North Sea
Dr David Smith (Birmingham)

4:40 Heritage and landscape characterisation issues
Professor Vince Gaffney (Birmingham)

5:00 Final Considerations
Professor Martin Bell (Reading)

5:20 Questions and concluding comments 

The North Sea Palaeolandscapes Seminar is supported by

 

A project funded by the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund and administered by English Heritage

Principal Investigators
Professor Vincent Gaffney and Dr Kenneth Thomson
IAA                                GEES
HP Visual and Spatial Technology Centre
Birmingham Archaeology
University of Birmingham

Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT
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