a form of pre excavation., it can help find new sites and also detect past land uses across a landscape.
- get permission from the land owner
- have a clear set of aims
- record all finds on public record e.g. SMR (sites and monuments record)
- should try to publish findings
- and make objects found available to the public
a group of surveyors search whole of given area. usually divided into squares/ grids that are carefully measured out…