WG4 Objective:
  • Demonstrate the benefits of incorporating soil science and geophysics during excavationplanning phase to curators, field archaeologists and students.

  • Promote the benefits of soil analyticaltechniques for generating auxiliary data.

  • Develop specialist skills and cross-disciplinary capacity(common language, common problems).

  • Practicaltraining of young researchers and professionals.

WG4 Tasks:
  • Organise Training Schools with practicaldemonstrations on in key technical areas (including soil science, geophysics and geochemistry) (incollaboration with WG2).

  • Develop and distribute training materials though SAGA’s website.

  • Organise panel meetings that are ‘problem’ focussed (in collaboration with WG 1, 2 & 3).

  • Administrate STSMs &‘Access to Experts and Equipment’.

  • Provide online mentoring/forum for the use of equipment, specifictechniques, analytical techniques (in collaboration with WG1).

  • Coordinate Conference Grants aimed at supporting researchers to attend high profile international science and technology related events not specifically organised by SAGA.

Working Group Leader: Sebastiano D’Amico (sebastiano.damico[at]um.edu.mt)

List of WG4 Members
Sebastiano D’amico (WG leader) Malta sebastiano.damico@um.edu.mt
Sebastiano D'Amico (WG Leader)Maltasebastiano.damico[at]um.edu.mt
Yuval Goren (WG Deputy)Israelygoren[at]bgu.ac.il
Athos AgapiouCyprusathos.agapiou[at]cut.ac.cy
Elina AidonaGreeceaidona[at]geo.auth.gr
Kayt ArmstrongUnited Kingdomgirlwithtrowel[at]gmail.com
Emanuele ColicaMaltaemanuele.colica[at]um.edu.mt
Carmen Cuenca-GarcíaNorwaycarmen.cuenca-garcia[at]ntnu.no
Philippe De SmedtBelgiumphilippe.desmedt[at]ugent.be
Jan HorákCzech Republichorakjan[at]fzp.czu.cz
Agnese KukelaLatviaagnese.kukela[at]gmail.com
Roderick SalisburyAustriaroderick.salisbury[at]univie.ac.at
Ingrid SalvesenNorwayingrid.salvesen[at]ntnu.no
Apostolos SarrisGreeceasaris[at]ret.forthnet.gr
Ladislav SmejdaCzech Republicsmejda[at]fzp.czu.cz
Mercedes SollaSpainmerchisolla[at]cud.uvigo.es
Clare WilsonUnited Kingdomc.a.wilson[at]stir.ac.uk