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Artifact Inventory, Surface Collection by Army Research Laboratory Staff, Adelphi Laboratory Center (2000)

DATASET Tetra Tech Inc..

Artifact catalog for an avocational surface collection by Army Research Laboratory staff near the US Army Adelphi Laboratory Center.


Changing Attitudes and Perspectives on Public Participation in Archaeology: The Case of the Southwest Archaeology Team (2016)

Citation DOCUMENT Jerry Howard.

In the early 1980s the Southwest Archaeology Team was formed under what is now the Arizona Museum of Natural History. Reacting to a need for an emergency response team to preserve information from archaeological sites, not protected by state or federal regulations, but being destroyed by development. While initially considered as outsiders and non-professionals, the acceptance of the public working on archaeological excavations quickly changed. This paper focuses on the changing attitudes and...


Community Archaeology in Action: The Partnership Between NOAA’s Monitor National Marine Sanctuary and the Battle of the Atlantic Research and Expedition Group (2016)

Citation DOCUMENT Aaron Hamilton. William R. Chadwell.

In the three-plus years of its existence, the Battle of the Atlantic Research and Expedition Group has been engaged in a mutually-beneficial partnership with NOAA’s Monitor National Marine Sanctuary.  The Group, which is a part of the Institute of Maritime History, a 501(c)3 educational nonprofit corporation, is made up nearly exclusively of avocational archaeologists and historians all of whom are sport, or recreational, scuba divers.  Yet since its founding in late 2012, it has conducted or...


The Evolution and Role of Avocationals in Underwater Archaeology (2015)

Citation DOCUMENT Thomas F. Beasley.

Underwater Archaeology started soon after scuba diving began in the early 1950s. For about the next 20 years, divers began to discover, document and analyze shipwrecks. In the early 1970s, those divers began to form groups to work on larger projects and to learn about archaeology. At about the same time, archaeolgy at universities began to offer courses and the discipline of underwater archaeolgy took root. Some of the avocational groups such as the Nautical Archaelogy Society and the Underwater...


Partnering for Public Education and the Development of an Avocational Maritime Archeological Corps in Biscayne National Park (2016)

Citation DOCUMENT Nicole Grinnan. Charles Lawson.

In August 2015, the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) and Biscayne National Park collaborated to provide a Submerged Sites Education and Archaeological Stewardship (SSEAS) program in Biscayne National Park for local recreational divers. The SSEAS program is intended to train recreational divers in the methods of non-disturbance archaeological recording in order to provide them with the skills to independently and responsibly perform tasks associated with monitoring and protecting...


Projectile Point, Site 18HA001, Aberdeen Proving Ground (2003)

IMAGE Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory.

Two (2) photographs of a projectile point (identified as Brewerton eared notched) collected by J.F. Hoffecker and K.L. Moeller at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, US.


Shifting Sands: Evolving Educational Programming to Support Maritime Archaeological Research in Massachusetts (2018)

Citation DOCUMENT Calvin Mires. Victor T Mastone. Laurel Seaborn. Jennifer E. Jones. Leland Crawford.

  In 2015, the first accredited maritime archaeological field school took place under a partnership between Salem State University, NPS, NAS, the PAST Foundation, SEAMAHP, and the Massachusetts Board of Underwater Resources. Examining a 19th-century schooner on the North Shore of Massachusetts, this field school launched two successive years of educational programs that spring boarded deeper research into historical, environmental, and methodological questions, for collaborating scholars. This...


Shoreline Erosion Find, Aberdeen Proving Ground (2001.058)

PROJECT Army -- Archaeology and Historic Preservation Program.

This project includes images of a projectile point collected by J.F. Hoffecker and K.L. Moeller at Aberdeen Proving Ground.


Surface Collection by Army Research Laboratory Staff, Adelphi Laboratory Center (2000.026)

PROJECT Army -- Archaeology and Historic Preservation Program.

This project contains an artifact catalog for an avocational surface collection by Army Research Laboratory staff near the US Army Adelphi Laboratory Center.

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America