Centre for Applied Archaeology
UCL Institute of Archaeology


Recording Manual

A specific recording manual was created as a collaboration between two main project partner institutions. It sets the requirements for data collection and storage, and provides step-by-step reminders fort the filed teams. The manual will go through regular reviews and updates. Full translation into Chinese is currently underway.

The manual can be seen on this page and PDF version (recommended) of can be accessed here: Shanxi Digital Documentation manual (1.3 MB)

Brief Summary
Health and Safety on site
Photogrammetric recording
Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Recording Historic Buildings with Robotic Total Station
Recording architectural and individual features
Multi-spectral photography (MiCAM)
Metadata, data-structures and moving data
Community engagement and Condition assessment