OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Gigapixel Imaging of Stratigraphic Profiles

Gigapixel imaging is a photographic method that combines a series of high-resolution digital photographs into a larger mosaic with incredible detail.  The end result is an image that maintains a high level of visual resolution at many scales of magnification.  Below is an example of a gigapixel image of a stratigraphic profile from the Devils Kitchen site, located on Oregon's southern coast. Hover your mouse cursor over the image and click and drag to maneuver. Use your mouse wheel to zoom in and out. Contact us if you are interested in creating gigapixel imagery at your site.

North Wall of Excavation Unit C, Devils Kitchen, Bandon, Oregon.

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