The Archaeology of Erosion, the Erosion of Archaeology: an introduction7-12
Meylemans E. & Poesen J.
An integrative approach to archaeological landscape evaluation: locational preferences, site preservation and uncertainty mapping13-22
- Introduction . Predictive modeling, Archäoprognose Brandenburg, pp. 13-15
- Erosion as a planning problem . The need for quantitative models, Choosing a model, Practical considerations, pp. 15-17
- Managing uncertainty . Building models using Dempster-Shafer Theory, Combining evidence, Introducing more uncertainty, Software implementation, pp. 17-20
The evaluation of archaeological sites using LIDAR and erosion/sedimentation modelling23-36
Meylemans E., Vanmontfort B. & Van Rompaey A.
- Introduction, pp. 23-24
- Case study 1: the neolithic enclosure of Ottenburg . Introduction to the site, Objectives and methodology, Results, Discussion and conclusions, pp. 24-28
- Case study 2: Introduction to the site, Objectives and methodology, Results, Concusions, pp. 28-34
- Discussion and conclusions, p. 34
A pain in the plough zone: on the value and decline of Final Palaeolithic and Mesolithic sites in the Campine region (Belgium)37-54
De Bie M., Van Gils M. & De Wilde D.
- Introduction, pp. 37-38
- Sites from different contexts and their values . Sites in deeply buried palaeosols, Sites buried in palaeosols but also affected by Holocene soil formation, Sites in a Holocene soil (Podsol), Sites in plough zones, pp. 38-48
- Discussion . Research potential, Excavation strategies, Heritage valuation, pp. 48-51
- Conclusion, p. 51
The erosion of archaeology: the impact of ploughing in England55-62
Trow S. & Holyoak V.
- From Dorchester to Danebury, pp. 55-56
- Understanding the scale of the challenge, pp. 56-59
- Cranfield Trials Project, pp. 59-61
- Lessons from the management and mitigation projects, p. 61
- Future prospects, p. 61
The conservation of Gallo-Roman tumuli in Limburg (Belgium): problems and possibilities63-72
- Introduction, p. 63
- The major threats to the conservation of tumuli . Agriculture, Natural reforestation, Physical neglect and lack of maintenance, Inadequate records and inspections, Damage inflicted by man or by animals, pp. 63-68
- Towards a general approach in monitoring and maintenance, pp. 69-70
- Conclusion, p. 70
Erosion of the defensive system of the princely site of Vix (France): a geoarchaeological approach73-86
Cruz F., Petit C., Pertlwieser T., Chaume B., Mordant C. & Chateau C.
- Introduction, pp. 73-74
- Geomorphological and archaeological context, pp. 74-76
- Excavation of the hillside, pp. 76-79
- Reconstitution of the hillside sedimentary history, pp. 79-81
- Sedimentary budgetting, pp. 81-83
- Conclusion, p. 83
An exceptional landslide tongue near Alden Biesen (Limburg, Belgium): the relevance of temporary exposure of the subsoil for elucidating complex geological history87-104
Dreesen R., Dusar M., Matthijs J., Van Den Eeckhaut M., Gullentops F. & Poesen J.
- Introduction, pp. 87-88
- Lithological succession observed in the excavation, pp. 88-89
- Stratigraphical interpretation, pp. 89-92
- Depositional environment, pp. 92-95
- Post-depositional phenomena . Frost cracking or pedogenetic features, Landslides, Geomorphological analysis - evidences for a major landslide, Possible trigger mechanism, pp. 95-101
- Conclusions, p. 101
Predicting landslide sesceptibility for areas with archaeological sites in residential regions: a case study from the Flemish Ardennes105-116
Van Den Eeckhaut M., Poesen J., Vandekerckhove L., van Gils M. & Van Rompaey A.
- Introduction, p. 106
- Study area and landslide inventory, p. 106
- Landslide susceptibility map and triggering factors, pp. 106-110
- Materials and methods . Influence of landslides on settlements: Palaeolithic-1800, Influence of landslides on settlements: 1771-2002, p. 110
- Results . Influence of landslides on settlements: Palaeolithic-1800, Influence of landslides on settlements: 1771-2002, pp. 111-113
- Conclusions, p. 113
Preservation and prospection of alluvial archaeological remains: a case study from the Trent Valley, UK117-126
Challis K. & Howard A.J.
- Introduction, p. 117
- The Trent Valley, pp. 118-119
- Approaches to prospection and interpretation . LIDAR, Multi-spectral remote sensing, Subsurface investigation, pp. 119-121
- Building Models of Landscape Evolution, p. 122
- Conclusions, p. 122
High tides and low sites: the effects of tidal restoration on the archaeological heritage in the Kalkense Meersen area (Lower Scheldt Basin, Belgium)127-146
Meylemans E., Bogemans F., Deforce K., Jacops J., Perdaen Y., Storme A. & Verdurmen I.
- Introduction, pp. 127-128
- Wetland management and cultural heritage values . The international policy framework, The national policy framework, pp. 128-129
- The effects of tidal restoration, pp. 129-130
- Two case studies: the Bergenmeersen and Wijmeers 2 areas of the Sigma cluster Kalkense Meersen . Study area, Methodology, Results, Conclusions of the archaeological surveys and excavations, pp. 130-138
- Tidal restoration and archaeological heritage management . Wijmeers 2, Bergenmeersen, Preservation and monitoring, pp. 138-139
- Conclusions, p. 140
Relic Holocene colluvial and alluvial depositions in the basins of the Scheldt, the Meuse, the Somme, the Seine and the Rhine (Belgium, Luxemburg and Northern France): a prospective state of research in rescue excavations147-190
Fechner K., Baes R., Louwagie G. & Gebhardt A.
- Introduction . Context, Limitations, Objectives, Study ara and geographical context, pp. 147-151
- Material and methods . Terminology and definitions, Pedostratigraphical approach and dating, pp. 151-154
- Results per pedo- and geo-region . The middle Belgium loess region, Middle Belgium sandy outcrops and sandy loess, Low Belgium, Valley bottom of the Scheldt/Escaut River (France, Belgium), Nord-Pas de Calais..., pp. 154-172
- ...(France, similar border area in Belgium), Somme (France), Valley bottom of the Meuse River (France, Belgium), Ardennes (Belgium, Luxemburg and France), Eastern Lorraine (France and Luxemburg), Valley bottom of the Mosel River...
- ...(France, Luxemburg), Western Lorraine (France and Luxemburg), Champaign (France), Tardenois and Aisne (France)
- Discussion . The archaeology of erosion-sedimentation: first results at different scales, Erosion of archaeology: impact on site conservation studies and reconstructions, First attempts of analyses and synthesis of the raw data, pp. 172-178
- Conclusion and perspectives, p. 178