Pedar W. Foss, dean of academic life and associate professor of classical studies, is the faculty CGMA representative at DePauw.
Foss says "Survey archaeology is usually non-intrusive and non-destructive – recording what appears on the surface over large areas. "
It’s also mapping the area and trying to find developmental patterns historically for large regions. In recent decades – with the advent of satellite imagery – we can get at what’s underneath without actually digging with a kind of landscape mapping that satellites have made possible.
Check out the entire article appropriately named A Hunt for Cache via DePauw University