On 25 June 2020 it was announced at the 27th meeting of the Advisory Council on Commercial Remote Sensing (ACCRES) of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that the Kyl-Bingaman Amendment (KBA) restrictions on the optical resolution of satellite imagery over Israel would be dramatically lowered from the current level of 2m Ground Sampling Distance (GSD) down to 0.4m GSD.
Arcadia awards £3.3m for the continuation of the Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East and North Africa project (EAMENA)
The School of Archaeology, University of Oxford, in partnership with the Department of Archaeology, Durham University, and the School of Archaeology and Ancient History at the University of Leicester are very pleased to announce a new grant of £3.3m from Arcadia
The archaeological site of Faida is located only few kilometres south of the modern city of Duhok in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The site is an extraordinary rock art complex consisting of a 6.5 km long Assyrian canal and a series of monumental panels sculpted in low-relief along its side.
A year ago my colleague Paola Sconzo from the University of Tübingen and I decided to start a new project on the endangered archaeology of the Upper Tigris region in Iraq.