Mongolian Archaeological Project: Surveying the Steppes
To create a database of endangered archaeological heritage in Mongolia using satellite imagery and on the ground survey.
|The Mongolian Archaeological Project: Surveying the Steppes (MAPSS) will produce a comprehensive database of archaeological site locations, descriptions, and digital images for the country of Mongolia, with a focus on the most endangered heritage sites. This database will span the Palaeolithic to the recent past, and include occupation sites, burial complexes, rock-art sites, temples, and deer stones. All results will be documented using the Arches database platform. Project data will be made publicly available on an open-access basis to support future conservation, heritage awareness, and research efforts.|