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ABSTRACT CHAPTER 1: SCENES AND SETTINGS CHAPTER 2: APPROACHING THE LANDSCAPE CHAPTER 3: BAY OF SKAILL CHAPTER 4: NORTH OF BOOKAN CHAPTER 5: BOOKAN TO BRODGAR CHAPTER 6: STENNESS TO MAESHOWE CHAPTER 7: TAPESTRIES AND THREADS BIBLIOGRAPHY APPENDIX A1.1 Field-survey Methodology 1.1.1 Gradiometer Surve 1.1.2 Earth Resistance Survey 1.1.3 Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) survey 1.1.4 Electrical Imaging Tomography (ERT) A1.2 Data Processing 1.2.1 Gradiometer Data 1.2.2 Earth Resistance Data 1.2.3 ERT A1.3 Data Display 1.3.1 Gradiometer Survey 1.3.2 Earth Resistance Survey 1.3.3 GPR Survey

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Amanda Brend works as a Project Officer for Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology and is studying for a PhD at Glasgow University. Nick Card has been a lecturer at several universities in the UK and USA. He currently teaches for the University of the Highlands & Islands (UHI). Since the inscription of Orkney's World Heritage Site (WHS), the Heart of Neolithic Orkney, he has directed a series of excavations including at the Ness of Brodgar. Jane Downes is Director of the Archaeological Institute of the University of the Highlands and Islands, Scotland. She has a PhD in the study of Bronze Age burial practices in Orkney from Sheffield University. Her research interests are in burial archaeology, particularly cremation, and in prehistoric and landscape archaeology. She also has research interests in the management and sustainable development of landscape and cultural heritage resources, and has involvement in the research of several World Heritage Sites in connection with this. Mark Edmonds also teaches for the UHI having recently retired as a lecturer in archaeology at York. He specialises in flint artefacts and prehistoric landscapes. James Moore also teaches for UHI and specialises in geophysical survey. He hols a PhD in Landscape and Society in Orkney during the First Millenium BC from UHI.

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