Geophysical Survey

Geophysical survey represents a cost-effective approach to evaluation and is often a first step in archaeological fieldwork. The technique is used to map below surface features and allows speedy assessment of archaeological site potential and effective targeting of further investigations.

specialises in geophysical survey and offers four types of in-house geophysical survey and analysis:

  • magnetometry;
  • magnetic susceptibility;
  • resistivity, and
  • ground penetrating radar.

For further information on the types of survey APS offer, visit Geophysical Specialisms.

Geophysical specialism

We offer a full range of evaluation techniques

APS have great success in reducing costs for commercial developers through initial stages of geophysical survey. Where a survey detects archaeological features, they are interpreted and characterised allowing any further work to be more accurately targeted, resulting in less fieldwork and reducing client costs.