• Assessment of the CMD Mini-Explorer, a New Low-frequency Multi-coil Electromagnetic Device, for Archaeological Investigations 

    Bonsall JPT, Fry RJ, Gaffney CF, Armit I, Beck A and Gaffney VL (2013) Assessment of the CMD Mini-Explorer, a new low-frequency multi-coil electromagnetic device, for archaeological investigations. Archaeological Prospection. 20(3): 219-231.
    In this article we assess the abilities of a new electromagnetic (EM) system, the CMD Mini-Explorer, for prospecting of archaeological features in Ireland and the UK. The Mini-Explorer is an EM probe which is primarily ...
  • Cityscapes without figures: geophysics, computing and the future of urban studies 

    Gaffney CF, Gaffney V, Neubauer W et al (2016) Cityscapes without figures: Geophysics, computing and the future of urban studies. In: Boschi F (Ed.) Looking to the future, caring for the past. Preventative archaeology in theory and practice. Proceedings of the 2013-2014 Erasmus IP Summer Schools in Preventive Archaeology: Evaluating sites and landscapes. Methods and techniques for evaluating the archaeological value. Bologna: Bononia University Press: 191-214.
  • Durrington Walls and the Stonehenge Hidden Landscape Project 2010-2016 

    Gaffney V, Neubauer W, Garwood P et al (2018) Durrington Walls and the Stonehenge Hidden Landscape Project 2010-2016. Archaeological Prospection. Accepted for Publication.
    Since 2010 the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project (SHLP) has undertaken extensive archaeological prospection across much of the landscape surrounding Stonehenge. These remote sensing and geophysical surveys have revealed ...
  • Initial Results using GPS Navigation with the Foerster Magnetometer System at the World Heritage Site of Cyrene,Libya. 

    Gaffney, C., Gaffney, V., Cuttler, R. and Yorston, R. (2008). Initial results using GPS navigation with the Foerster magnetometer system at the World Heritage site of Cyrene, Libya. Archaeological Prospection, Vol. 15, pp. 151-156.
    This Short Report summarizes some initial results using real time GPS to navigate and collect magnetometer data using Foerster sensors and a magnetic cart. The Foerster system is primarily aimed at the detection of buried ...
  • My Historic Environment 

    Gaffney VL (2014) My Historic Environment. The Historic Environment. 5(1): 89-92.
  • Reconstructing North Sea palaeolandscapes from 3D and high-density 2D seismic data: An overview 

    van Heteren S, Meekes JAC, Bakker MAJ et al (2014) Reconstructing North Sea palaeolandscapes from 3D and high-density 2D seismic data: An overview. Netherlands Journal of Geosciences. 93(1-2): 31-42.
    The North Sea subsurface shows the marks of long-term tectonic subsidence. Much of it contains a thick record of glacial and interglacial deposits and landscapes, formed during multiple glacial cycles and the associated ...
  • Response to Comment on "Sedimentary DNA from a submerged site reveals wheat in the British Isles 8000 years ago" 

    Smith O, Momber G, Bates R et al (2015) Response to Comment on "Sedimentary DNA from a submerged site reveals wheat in the British Isles 8000 years ago". Science. 349(6245): 247.
    Bennett questions the rigor of the dating of our sample from which sedimentary ancient DNA was obtained and the reliability of the taxonomic identification of wheat. We present a further radiocarbon date from S308 that ...
  • Sedimentary DNA from a submerged site reveals wheat in the British Isles 8000 years ago 

    Smith O, Momber G, Bates R, Garwood P, Fitch S, Pallen M, Gaffney VL and Allaby RG (2015) Sedimentary DNA from a submerged site reveals wheat in the British Isles 8000 years ago. Science. 347(6225): 998-1001.
    The Mesolithic-to-Neolithic transition marked the time when a hunter-gatherer economy gave way to agriculture, coinciding with rising sea levels. Bouldnor Cliff, is a submarine archaeological site off the Isle of Wight in ...
  • Sentinel-1 bathymetry for North Sea palaeolandscape analysis 

    Stewart C, Renga A, Gaffney VL et al (2016) Sentinel-1 bathymetry for North Sea palaeolandscape analysis. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 37(3): 471-491.
    Submerged palaeolandscapes can contain pristine underwater heritage. Regular monitoring of these areas is essential to assess and mitigate threats from development including construction, mining, and commercial trawling. ...
  • Stigmergy in comparative settlement choice and palaeoenvironment simulation 

    Ch'ng E, Gaffney VL and Hakvoort G (2016) Stigmergy in comparative settlement choice and palaeoenvironment simulation. Complexity. 21(3): 59-73.
    Decisions on settlement location in the face of climate change and coastal inundation may have resulted in success, survival or even catastrophic failure for early settlers in many parts of the world. In this study, we ...
  • The application of extensive 3D Seismic Reflection Data for the exploration of extensive inundated Palaeolandscapes 

    Fitch S and Gaffney VL (2013) Appendix 3 (Technical Appendix): The application of extensive 3D Seismic Reflection Data for the exploration of extensive inundated Palaeolandscapes. In: Sturt F, Ransley J, Dix J et al (Eds) People and the Sea: A maritime Archaeological Research Agenda for England. Council for British Archaeology Press.
  • Thermal age, cytosine deamination and the veracity of 8,000 year old wheat DNA from sediments 

    Kistler L, Smith O, Ware R et al (2015) Thermal age, cytosine deamination and the veracity of 8,000 year old wheat DNA from sediments. bioRxiv.
    Recently, the finding of 8,000 year old wheat DNA from submerged marine sediments (1) was challenged on the basis of a lack of signal of cytosine deamination relative to three other data sets generated from young samples ...
  • Time and a Place: A luni-solar 'time-reckoner' from 8th millennium BC Scotland 

    Gaffney V, Fitch S, Ramsey E, et al (2013) Time and a Place: A luni-solar 'time-reckoner' from 8th millennium BC Scotland. Internet Archaeology 34. https://doi.org/10.11141/ia.34.1
    Visualisation of the midwinter solstice viewed from the Warren Field pit group The capacity to conceptualise and measure time is amongst the most important achievements of human societies, and the issue of when time was ...
  • Unveiling the prehistoric landscape at Stonehenge through multi-receiver EMI 

    De Smedt P, Van Meirvenne M, Saey T et al (2014) Unveiling the prehistoric landscape at Stonehenge through multi-receiver EMI. Journal of Archaeological Science. 50: 16-23.
    Archaeological research at Stonehenge (UK) is increasingly aimed at understanding the dynamic of the wider archaeological landscape. Through the application of state-of-the-art geophysical techniques, unprecedented insight ...
  • Wroxeter, the Cornovii, and the urban process: vol.1 researching the hinterland final report on the Wroxeter Hinterland project 1994-1997 

    Gaffney VL, White RH, Goodchild H and Bevan L (2007) Wroxeter, the Cornovii, and the urban process: researching the hinterland final report on the Wroxeter Hinterland project 1994-1997. Portsmouth, R.I.: Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplementary Series.