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The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Archaeological Prospection and Virtual Archaeology (LBI ArchPro), established in 2010, is dedicated to the development and application of novel, advanced, non-invasive archaeological prospection techniques and methods for landscape archaeology. LBI ArchPro combines state-of-the-art remote sensing methods, latest high-resolution near surface geophysics, sophisticated computer science, geomatics and archaeology to develop universally applicable comprehensive methods and techniques for efficient non-invasive detection, documentation, investigation, visualization and comprehensive archaeological interpretation of cultural heritage contained in entire landscapes.


LBI ArchPro intends to make a major step forward through the definition of new research topics and objectives, aiming at the advancement of archaeological prospection into an exceptionally powerful theoretical and methodological tool for archaeological research and rescue archaeology alike, with a considerable effect on related cultural sciences.

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