GLOBALKITES project is financed by French Agence Nationale de la Recherche (no. ANR-12-JSH3-0004-01, to RC)

Globalkites project is a CNRS-based project, with various collaborations with laboratories in France

A kites shapes automatic recognition program in satellite images is financed by a Labex IMU grant from the University of Lyon

The technological platform “cartographies archéologiques” of Maison de l’Orient et de la Méditerranée supports the program by the loan of equipment

Collaborations for the fieldwork were organized with :

The Institute of Geological Sciences, National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia.


The Laboratory of Geoarchaeology, Faculty of History, Archeology and Ethnology, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan.

The Department of Antiquities, Amman, Jordan

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities, Saudi Arabia