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A Solar Farm (Wikipedia)

Solar Farm developments and archaeology in Ireland

In recent months the number of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects (or solar farms) being put forward for development in Ireland has increased significantly. Assessing the impacts on archaeology has proven to be a significant element of the associated planning process. With no clear instruction from the National Monument Service to the local planning authorities or […]

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Preparing the Geophysical Survey in Orkney (Rubicon Heritage)

Prospecting for Archaeology in the Northern Isles

We were recently commissioned to evaluate a proposed housing development near Kirkwall in Orkney. Orkney is one of the richest archaeological landscapes in Britain and therefore there is always high potential for archaeology- with the resulting high risk for developers. Our approach in this case was to carry out a very rapid geophysical survey of […]

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