In The News

The following articles refer to the 2015 aerial campaign:

Humans have been altering tropical forests for at least 45,000 years,, Max Planck Society

Laser Scans Unveil a Network of Ancient Cities in Cambodia, The New York Times, Julia Wallace

How archaeologists found the lost medieval megacity of Angkor, Ars Technica, Annalee Newitz

New technology reveals cities hidden in Cambodian vegetation for hundreds of years, Washington Post, Travis M. Andrews

New research reveals further secrets of Khmer history, Phnom Penh Post, Erin Handley

Revealed: Cambodia’s vast medieval cities hidden beneath the jungle, The Guardian, Lara Dunston

The Lost City of Cambodia, Smithsonian Magazine, Joshua Hammer and Chiara Goia

Record-breaking aerial laser survey to reveal Kingdom’s historical secrets, Phnom Penh Post, Lara Dunston

A new way to find out what lies beneath, Washington Post, Guy Gugliotta

Ancient Secrets, The Cambodia Daily, Michelle Vachon

… while the following selection of print features, op-ed pieces, documentaries and interviews are based on the results of the 2012 acquisition of the Khmer Archaeology LiDAR Consortium:

News Features

Mapping the lost megalopolis, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, Stephen Ornes

What lies beneath: The fight to save Phnom Kulen, Phnom Penh Post, Poppy McPherson and Vandy Muong

How a vast ancient city was discovered in the Cambodian jungle, The Globe and Mail, Daniel Otis

What the collapse of ancient capitals can teach us about the cities of today, The Guardian, Srinath Perur


Op-Ed Pieces / Interviews

The Real Significance of Mahendraparvata, The Diplomat, Damian Evans

Can Too Much Infrastructure Doom a City?, Next City, Daniel Otis / Damian Evans

Beneath Angkor’s Foliage, Sydney Alumni Magazine, Damian Evans



Jungle Atlantis, BBC

Angkor Revealed, Smithsonian Channel

Access 360° World Heritage: Angkor Wat, National Geographic