Publications and other outputs


Dobat, Andres, Pieterjan Deckers, Stijn Heeren, Michael Lewis, Suzie Thomas and Anna Wessman. 2020. “Towards a Cooperative Approach to Hobby Metal Detecting: The European Public Finds Recording Network (EPFRN) Vision Statement.” European Journal of Archaeology 23(2): 272-292

Hassanzadeh, Pejam. 2019. FindSampo: A Citizen Science Platform for Archaeological Finds on the Semantic Web. Masters Thesis, Aalto University (open access)

Pitblado, Bonnie and Suzie Thomas. 2020. Unravelling the Spectra of Stewards and Collectors. Antiquity 94(376): 1077-1079.

Thomas, Suzie and Bonnie Pitblado. 2020. “The Dangers of Conflating Responsible and Responsive Artefact Stewardship with Illicit and illegal collecting.Antiquity Antiquity 94(376): 1060-1067 (open access)

Rohiola, Ville. 2019. Emalikoristeinen hevosenkenkäsolki: roomalaisaikainen löytö Pohjois-Savosta. M. Niukkanen & S. Perälä (Eds.), Monttu auki – arkeologisia kenttätutkimuksia II. Museoviraston julkaisuja 12, Finnish Heritage Agency. 28–33.

Wessman, Anna, Suzie Thomas and Ville Rohiola. 2019. “Digital Archaeology and Citizen Science: Introducing the goals of FindSampo and the SuALT project.” SKAS 2019(1): 2-17

Deckers, Pieterjan, Andres Dobat, Natasha Ferguson, Stijn Heeren, Michael Lewis, and Suzie Thomas. 2018. “The Complexities of Metal Detecting Policy and Practice: A Response to Samuel Hardy, ‘Quantitative Analysis of Open-Source Data on Metal Detecting for Cultural Property’ (Cogent Social Sciences 3, 2017).Open Archaeology 4(1): 322-333.

Rohiola, Ville. 2018. “Metallinetsintä ja sen harrastaminen osana kulttuuriympäristön tutkimusta“. Kulttuuriympäristömme.

Thomas, Suzie, Anna Wessman, Jouni Tuominen, Mikko Koho, Ulla Salmela, Ville Rohiola, Eero Hyvönen, and Esko Ikkala. 2018. “SuALT: Collaborative Research Infrastructure for Archaeological Finds and Public Engagement through Linked Open Data.” In: DHN (Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries) 2018 Book of Abstracts, Helsinki.

Thomas, Suzie. 2018. “Responsible metal detecting“. In S. Lopez Varela (ed.) The SAS Encyclopedia of Archaeological Sciences. Wiley.

Thomas, Suzie. 2018. “Metal Detecting in Focus Again — A Response to Immonen and Kinnunen, Winkley, Hardy, and Rogerson.” Public Archaeology 15(4): 245-248.

Wessman, Anna, Suzie Thomas, Ville Rohiola, Mikko Koho, Esko Ikkala, Jouni Tuominen, Eero Hyvönen, Jutta Kuitunen, Helinä Parviainen, Marianna Niukkanen. 2019. Citizen Science in Archaeology: Developing a Collaborative Web Service for Archaeological Finds in Finland. In J. Jameson and S. Musteaţă (eds) Transforming Heritage Practice in the 21st Century: Contributions from Community Archaeology. Springer. pp. 337-352.

Wessman, Anna, Suzie Thomas, Ville Rohiola, Jutta Kuitunen, Esko Ikkala, Mikko Koho and Eero Hyvönen. 2019. A Citizen Science Approach to Archaeology: Finnish Archaeological Finds Recording Linked Open Database (SuALT).  In: C. Navarretta, M Agirrezabal, and B. Maegaard (eds) DHN 2019, Proceedings of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic countries 4th Conference. Copenhagen.

Wessman, Anna, Leena Koivisto, and Suzie Thomas. 2016. “Metal Detecting in Finland-An Ongoing Debate.Open Archaeology 2(1): 85-96.


“Sampo” Model and Semantic Portals for Digital Humanities on the Semantic Web. Eero Hyvönen, Proceedings of the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries conference, 2020

SuALT: Collaborative Research Infrastructure for Archaeological Finds and Public Engagement through Linked Open Data – poster first presented at the Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries conference, 7-9 March 2018 Helsinki. (click picture to enlarge)