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Paleontological and archaeological survey and mitigation techniques.  Paleontological Research Corporation More Button

Archaeology of Cult - Tel Haror.  Paleontological Research Corporation More Button

Experimental Archaeology - Lithic Microwear Analysis.  Paleontological Research Corporation More Button

Climate, Conquest, and Diet - Nessana.  Paleontological Research Corporation More Button

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EXPERIENCE

*Project Notifications:
- Archaeological Surveys
- Mitigation / Excavations
- Rehabilitation Projects
- Condition Assessments
- Architectural Surveys
*National Register Nominations:
- Prehistoric Sites
- Historic Buildings
- Traditional Cultural Properties
- Monuments
*Review of Reports
*Section 106 Responses
*Request for Proposals
*Review & Compliance *Coordination with Federal Agencies:
- EPA, NOAA, Fish & Wildlife, FHA, Public Works, DOT, ACE, AmeriCorps, and others.
*Adverse Environments:
Jungles, High-Altitude, Swamps & Deserts.
*Cultural Resource Management Roles:
Principal Investigator, Senior Advisor, Crew Chief, Specialist, and Field Technician.
*Historic Preservation Office Positions:
Acting Historic Preservation Officer, Territorial Archaeologist, Senior Archaeologist
*U.S. and International Antiquities Legislation:
NHPA of 1966, as amended; Hague Protocol; UNESCO Convention; UNIDROIT Convention; UNCLOS; Law of Finds; Salvage Law; Tentative List of World Heritage Sites; International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), World Conservation Union (IUCN), UNESCO World Heritage List.
*Use of Adhesives and Consolidants: Paraloid B-72 (Acryloid); Epoxies (Devcon, Epo-Tek); Cyanoacrylates (Aron Alpha, Paleo-bond), B-76 or B-98 (PVB), McGean B-15 (PVAC, Vinac B-15); & Emulsions (Lascaux)

SERVICES

- Phase I, II & III archaeological projects
- Section 106 Compliance
- Adverse Affects: Identification & Resolution
- Area of Potential Effect (APE)Evaluation
- Technological Proficiency: GPS, ARC GIS 10, & laser range finders.
- Inventory Documents
- Data Recovery Reports
- Environmental Impact Statements
- Preservation Measures
- CRM Surveys & Reports
- Research Design Documents
- Lithic, Microwear & XRF Analysis
- Faunal & Botanical Analysis
- AMS & C14 Dating
- Ceramics Style & Temper Analysis
- Letters of Understanding
- Burial Treatment Plans
- Preservation of Excavation Materials
- Padded Plaster Wraps
- Glass Transition Temperatures
- Transport of Artifacts & Assemblages
- Cumulative Products Tables for Historic Preservation Fund Grant
- Memberships & Societies: United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO); International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS); International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM); Society of American Archaeology (SAA); National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP); Archaeological Institute of America (AIA); Anthropology and Environment Society (A&E); American Anthropological Association (AAA); Evolutionary Anthropology Society (EAS); Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA); Institute of Nautical Archaeology (INI); The Polynesian Society (PS); European Association of Archaeologists (EAA); American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR); Oriental Institute, U. of Chicago; Lithic Studies Society (LSS).

PRESS RELEASES

- Archaeologists Discover Array of Prehistoric Stone Tools in Ancient Polynesian Structure in American Samoa - click here.
- Prehistoric Stone Features and World War II Artifacts Discovered in American Samoan Village - click here.
- New Discovery Shows Wide Use of Ancient Polynesian Pottery - click here.
- World War II Structures at Masefau in American Samoa Nominated for U.S. National Register of Historic Places - click here.
- World War II Observation Posts Nominated for U.S. National Register of Historic Places - click here.
- American Samoa Historic Preservation Office Implements Process Improvements - click here.
- American Samoa Historic Preservation Office Hosts Harvard University Scholar - click here.
- Dr. Joel Klenck Promoted to President of PRC, Inc - click here.
- Archaeologists Discover Earliest Equestrian Bit - click here.
- Archaeologist: Reign of Egyptian Pharaoh Thutmose II Suggests Crisis - click here.
- Archaeologists Excavate Puppy and Raven Skeletons in Bronze Age Temple - click here.
- Bedouin Animal Sacrifice Rituals Provide Clues to Archaeological Remains - click here.
- Two Archaeological Sites Surveyed on Mount Ararat - click here.
- Modern Sacrifice Rituals in the Levant Reveal Diversity of Beliefs - click here.