Sarah Parcak Quotes & Sayings

30 most famous Sarah Parcak quotes and sayings (scientist). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

“I give my grandfather, Dr Harold Young, a forestry Professor at the University of Maine, full credit for my career path. He pioneered the use of aerial photography in forestry in the 1950s, and we think he worked as a spy for the CIA during the Cold War, mapping Russian installations.”
“We have so many issues with overpopulation and urbanization and site looting. And this isn't just Egypt. This is everywhere in the world, even in America. So we only have a limited amount of time left before many archaeological sites all over the world are destroyed.”
“There's even an aircraft sensor system that sends down hundreds of thousands of pulses of light measured at different return rates. It allows you to literally strip away vegetation and see entire cities beneath the rain forest canopy. This is the unbelievable future of archaeology.”
“When I was a child growing up in Maine, one of my favorite things to do was to look for sand dollars on the seashores of Maine, because my parents told me it would bring me luck. But you know, these shells, they're hard to find. They're covered in sand. They're difficult to see.”
Sarah Parcak Quotes
“If you look at the Nile on a map of Egypt, you don't think it has moved very much, but the river is very violent and has moved over time.”
Sarah Parcak Quotes
“To excavate a pyramid is the dream of every archaeologist.”
“Less than 1 percent of ancient Egypt has been discovered and excavated. With population pressures, urbanization, and modernization encroaching, we're in a race against time. Why not use the most advanced tools we have to map, quantify, and protect our past?”
Sarah Parcak Quotes
“'Satellite archaeology' refers to the use of NASA and commercial high resolution satellite datasets to map and discover past structures, cities, and geological features.”
“The only technology that can 'see' beneath the ground is radar imagery. But satellite imagery also allows scientists to map short- and long-term changes to the Earth's surface. Buried archaeological remains affect the overlying vegetation, soils and even water in different ways, depending on the landscapes you're examining.”
Sarah Parcak Quotes
“We're using satellites to help map and model cultural features that could never be seen on the ground because they're obscured by modernization, forests, or soil.”

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