Ground Disturbance Monitoring (Investigation Type)

Observations and investigations conducted during any ground disturbing operation carried out for non-archaeological reasons (e.g. construction, land-leveling, wild land fire-fighting, etc.) that may reveal and/or damage archaeological deposits.

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1539 – Artifacts and Archaeology from Conquistador Hernando De Soto’s Potano Encampment (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Fred White.

Published by Academic Press Journal - Division of UK Scholarly Open Access The site identified in the Florida Master Site File as MR03538 was the location of one of Hernando de Soto’s early camps during the 1539 entrada and was in later use during the seventeenth century Spanish mission and ranching periods. This previously unknown First Spanish Cultural Period site is located between Ocala and Gainesville, Florida on the wetlands associated with Orange Lake. 1. A metadata survey we...


The 1993 and 1994 Archeological Investigations at James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Mentor, Lake County, Ohio (2013)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Rose E. Pennington.

Previous 1990 and 1991 archeological investigations at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site (JAGA) resulted in the recognition of Late Prehistoric and Historic 1930s-1950s components (Hunt 1999; Lee 1994). From June 21 to July 2, 1993, the Midwest Archeological Center (MWAC) conducted an archeological inventory and evaluation at JAGA. These investigations included shovel test surveys of the proposed access road and sanitary sewer line, and test excavations in the proposed parking lot...


Across the Western Canal: Archaeological Monitoring and Limited Data Recovery for the Ken McDonald Golf Course Irrigation Water Line Project, Tempe, Arizona (2000)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Matthew E. Hill, Jr..

The monitoring and data recovery efforts described in this report were performed in conjunction with the city of Tempe's installation of three new irrigation water lines to support operation of the Ken McDonald Golf Course, located in Tempe, Arizona. The water lines were installed beneath the Western Canal; to do this, two bore pits were required at each of the three water line bridge locations. The initiate bore pits were excavated west of the canal and measure approximately 13- by 32-foot in...


Addendum to Grave Identification Survey, Fort Lee Adams Roudabout, Prince George County, Virginia (2011)
DOCUMENT Full-Text New South Associates.

This is an addendum to a previous project (Matternes et al. 2010) that addressed the location of an unmarked African-American cemetery on property owned by Prince George County and adjacent to U.S. Army Fort Lee Military Reservation in Prince George County, Virginia. The purpose of the addendum project was to determine whether cultural features, particularly historic period graves, were present in the established triangular median between Jefferson Park Road and Adams Avenue. At the time of the...


Analysis of Existing and Proposed Impacts to Sites 38SU182/208 and 38SU106, Poinsett Electronic Combat Range, Shaw Air Force Base, Sumter County, South Carolina
PROJECT Natalie Adams.

Including a monitoring report, overall report and concurrent letter, these documents present the organization, implementation and concluding results of the analysis of existing and proposed impacts to National Register eligible site 38SU182/208 at Poinsett Electronic Combat Range, Shaw Air Force Base, Sumter County, South Carolina. Due to continued use of Passageway and Sugar Sand roads that skirt the northern and eastern edge of the site, the South Carolina State Historic Preservation Office...


Analysis of Impact to National Register Eligible Sites 38SU106 and 38SU182/208, Poinsett Electronic Combat Range, Shaw Air Force Base, Sumter County, South Carolina (2009)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Natalie P. Adams.

This report presents the results of the analysis of existing and proposed impacts to National Register eligible site 38SU182/208 at Poinsett Electronic Combat Range, Shaw Air Force Base, Sumter County, South Carolina. Due to continued use of Passageway and Sugar Sand roads that skirt the northern and eastern edge of the site, the South Carolina State Historic Preservation Office requested that an analysis be performed to determine if continued use of the roads would adversely impact the site,...


An Analysis of Magnetic Surveys on the Kiln Site and the School Site at the Homestead National Monument, Nebraska (1983)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John W. Weymouth.

In a desire to obtain some information about possible subsurface features as well as to test survey methods, the Midwest Archeological Center, National Park Service carried out magnetic surveys over two sites at Homestead National Monument, Beatrice, Nebraska during September, 1981. This report is an analysis and interpretation, by the author, in fulfillment of Purchase 0rder px-6115-9-0616, of the data obtained in those surveys.


The Archaeological Conservancy Monitoring at Fence Post Locations for the Fence Repair and Replacement Project at the Barrio de Tubac Archaeological Preserve, Santa Cruz County, Arizona (2006)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Steve Koczan.

The Barrio de Tubac, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, is an archaeological preserve owned and managed by The Archaeological Conservancy (TAC). The Tubac settlement and town site are included in the National Register of Historic Places. The Barrio de Tubac is also included in the National Register of Historic Places. On June 5, 2006, Steve Koczan from TAC monitored the digging of 13 holes for fence posts at corners and braces that were needed to repair and replace portions of the fence at the...


Archaeological Inspection of an Excavated Ramp Along Grand Canal near Pueblo Grande, Phoenix, Maricopa County (1993)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Lisa Champagne.

At the request of Judy Brunson of Salt River Project (SRP), Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. examined an exposed ramp cut on the south side of the Grand Canal. The exposed walls were looked at to determine if cultural resources were impacted by the excavation. This cut is in an area of intensive prehistoric and historic activity.


Archaeological Investigations, Site 44HT27, Fort Monroe (FM2004.002)
PROJECT William M. Gardner.

Phase II evaluation studies were conducted at four loci at Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia. The entire property of Fort Monroe, a National Historic Landmark, has been assigned the State site number of 44HT27. The loci studied in this report are Locus 1, Locus 15, Locus 18 and Locus 20 and a Phase III monitoring of portions of Locus 16. Thunderbird Archeological Associates, Inc. (TAA), Woodstock, Virginia, conducted the archeological research for Environment and Engineering, Inc., of Virginia...


Archaeological Management and Investigations of Eight Sites at the Poinsett Electronic Combat Range, Sumter County, South Carolina
PROJECT US Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District. Natalie P. Adams.

From March 1 to April 18, 2004, New South Associates, Inc. (NSA) conducted Phase II archaeological investigations of eight sites on the Poinsett Electronic Combat Range (PECR), Shaw Air Force Base, in Sumter County, South Carolina. This Phase II archaeological testing was conducted under subcontract with Geo-Marine, Inc., for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, and Shaw Air Force Base. This Phase II investigation focused on eight sites both prehistoric and historic. The Phase...


Archaeological Monitoring and Surface Collection at Two Sites in Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, Gila County, Arizona (1991)
DOCUMENT Full-Text JoAnn E. Kisselburg. Kim Adams. Walter Punzmann. Barbara S. Macnider.

Archaeological Consulting Services, Ltd. (ACS) monitored blading and trenching activities in the Tonto Natural Bridge State Park. The monitoring, which included surface artifact collection, was conducted to mitigate the impacts to cultural resources by the construction of a parking lot and the installation of underground utility lines. The work was completed under archaeological permit 91-18 issued by the Arizona state Museum. This survey identified a moderately dense lithic scatter in the...


Archaeological Monitoring for a Subsurface Electricity Line and Guard Rail Footings at Yuma Territorial State Historic Park (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Laurene G. Montero.

Arizona State Parks has completed archaeological monitoring for excavations associated with park improvements at Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, Yuma, Arizona. Excavations consisted of footings for a guard rail and a trench for an electricity line. Monitoring was conducted on Wednesday and Thursday, September 16 and 17, and Tuesday, November 10, 1992, by Laurene G. Montero, Archaeologist for Arizona State Parks. This work was accomplished pursuant to ARS 41-861 through 41-864 of the...


Archaeological Monitoring of a Sewer Line Across the Western Canal at the Priest Road Bridge Widening, Tempe, Arizona (1988)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Josephine Merewether.

In October 1988, construction began on the Priest Road bridge at the Western Canal. The City of Tempe is widening the bridge and thet Salt River project (SRP), in conjunction with this construction, is putting a new 21-in. sewer line and a water line across the canal west of Priest Road. At the request of Judy Brunson, SRP archaeologist, Soil Systems, Inc. (SSI) monitored the excavation of the backhoe trench for the sewer line across the canal.


Archaeological Monitoring of Earthwork Associated with the Relocation of a Portion of the Utah Extension Between Center Street and Grand in Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona (2003)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Terry Coriell.

Archaeological monitoring was conducted during subsurface construction activities associated with the relocation of a portion of the Utah Extension (AZ U:9:254 [ASM]) within the City of Mesa. Construction procedures consisted of excavating a trench approximately 0.2 miles (0.31 kilometers) long and four feet (1.22 meters) wide along an alleyway north of and downslope from the Utah Extension. Additional excavations included six areas: one at each end of the trench , one near the approximate...


Archaeological Monitoring of Erosion Control Activities at 38SA1, Saluda County, South Carolina (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Carol Poplin.

"In November 2004, an Archaeologist from Brockington and Associates, Inc., observed shore stabilization activities at 38SA1, to document any disturbed cultural deposits. The plan for stabilization proposed by Dyck and Bailey (2004) was used as an outline for activities. Minor changes to the plan were implemented that were less intrusive that those proposed in Dyck and Bailey (2004)."


Archaeological Monitoring of Four Well Field Sites on Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe Lands Near Leupp, Navajo County, Arizona
PROJECT USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Phoenix Area Office.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) investigated a potential well field southwest of the community of Leupp on the Navajo Nation, and north of Meteor Crater on Hopi Tribal lands. Five well sites were originally identified to assess the overall potential for developing a well field to pump ground water for delivery by pipeline to the Peabody Coal Mine as well as to Hopi and Navajo communities. Under an on-call contract with Reclamation, at the request of Jon Czaplicki, Archaeological...


Archaeological Monitoring of Four Well Field Sites on Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe Lands Near Leupp, Navajo County, Arizona: Photo Log (2005)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Walter R. Punzmann.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) investigated a potential well field southwest of the community of Leupp on the Navajo Nation, and north of Meteor Crater on Hopi Tribal lands. Five well sites were originally identified to assess the overall potential for developing a well field to pump ground water for delivery by pipeline to the Peabody Coal Mine as well as to Hopi and Navajo communities. Under an on-call contract with Reclamation, at the request of Jon Czaplicki, Archaeological...


Archaeological Monitoring of Four Well Field Sites on Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe Lands Near Leupp, Navajo County, Arizona: Photos (2005)
IMAGE Walter R. Punzmann.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) investigated a potential well field southwest of the community of Leupp on the Navajo Nation, and north of Meteor Crater on Hopi Tribal lands. Five well sites were originally identified to assess the overall potential for developing a well field to pump ground water for delivery by pipeline to the Peabody Coal Mine as well as to Hopi and Navajo communities. Under an on-call contract with Reclamation, at the request of Jon Czaplicki, Archaeological...


Archaeological Monitoring of Four Well Field Sites on Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribe Lands Near Leupp, Navajo County, Arizona: Report (2004)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Walter R. Punzmann. Teresa L. Pinter.

The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) investigated a potential well field southwest of the community of Leupp on the Navajo Nation, and north of Meteor Crater on Hopi Tribal lands. Five well sites were originally identified to assess the overall potential for developing a well field to pump ground water for delivery by pipeline to the Peabody Coal Mine as well as to Hopi and Navajo communities. Under an on-call contract with Reclamation, at the request of Jon Czaplicki, Archaeological...


Archaeological Monitoring of Geological Test Excavations near Meddler Point, Tonto Basin Ranger District, Tonto National Forest, Gila County, Arizona (2002)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Tiffany C. Clark.

Desert Archaeology, Inc., under contract to Salt River Project (SRP), has completed archaeological monitoring of excavations along the northern and southern banks of the Salt River at the eastern end of Lake Roosevelt. The excavations were conducted to assess subsurface geological deposits in the Meddler Point locality. Archaeological monitoring of these test excavations was requested by the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) and the Arizona State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) due to the...


Archaeological monitoring of monitoring well installation, Keen Dip Vat Site, Polk County, Florida (1995)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Robert J. Austin.

The Keen Dip Vat site (Florida Site File Number 8P0994) is located near the center of Section 33, T3 1S, R30E on the Avon Park Air Force Range in Polk County, Florida . It is the location of an early 20th century homestead and a later cattle dipping station. The site is associated with the Keen family who were active in the cattle ranching industry in Polk and Highlands Counties. The main components of the site are the preserved remains of the dipping station which include a concrete dip vat,...


Archaeological Monitoring of the Construction and Modification of Fuel Oil Dikes at the Kyrene Generating Station, Maricopa County, Arizona (1979)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Edward M. Fortier.

Between January 22 and February 9, 1979, Edward M. Fortier of Archaeological Research Services completed six days of archaeological monitoring of a fuel dike construction project at the Salt River Project Kyrene Generating Station. The construction area consists of a parcel of land 1080 ft. east-west by 480 ft. north-south in size. Two fuel oil tanks are located within this fenced parcel. This monitoring project was performed on behalf of Salt River Project, Phoenix, Arizona, in order to...


Archaeological Monitoring of the Construction at a Section of the Coronado Transmission System, Silverking to Kyrene (OCRM-78-173) (1978)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Glen E. Rice. Bruce Larson.

The Salt River Project, at the request of the Bureau of Land Management, contracted with the Office of Cultural Resource Management, Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University, for archaeological monitoring of the construction of access roads and 3 towers which form part of the 500 kV transmission line being constructed by SRP from the Tonto National Forest boundary northeast of Florence to the existing Kyrene substation south of Tempe, Arizona. The monitoring was requested by the...


Archaeological Monitoring of the Relocated Salt River Project Well Site on the Mesa Terrace North of McKellips Road, Mesa, Arizona (1998)
DOCUMENT Full-Text Mark R. Hackbarth.

Northland Research, Inc. (Northland) has completed an archaeological monitoring effort for the Salt River Project (SRP) in Mesa, Arizona. Monitoring of construction work was conducted over the course of three partial days, from March 31 to April 2, 1997 by one archaeologist. Roughly nine person-hours were expended during the fieldwork. The proposed SRP project area was the location for a new well site, which replaced an abandoned well located within the newly expanded right-of-way for...