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Open-data presentation of a geophysical survey in Gerasa (Jerash), Jordan

  • Achim Lichtenberger (a1) and Rubina Raja (a2)

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This article presents data obtained in the first geophysical survey undertaken in the Decapolis city of Gerasa (Jerash) in northern modern Jordan, and reflects on the value of openly sharing data in the academic community.

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Open-data presentation of a geophysical survey in Gerasa (Jerash), Jordan

  • Achim Lichtenberger (a1) and Rubina Raja (a2)

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