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Scylla or Charybdis? Prioritizing the Investigation of Sites Endangered by Natural Hazards (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jennifer Sparenberg.

Maryland has 8,000 miles of tidal shoreline associated with the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries and more than 12-percent of its surface area in floodplains. These high risk areas for flooding and coastal erosion contain about 40-percent of Maryland’s archeological sites and presumably many more that have yet to be discovered. It is not feasible or prudent to excavate every endangered site, thus choices about which sites to investigate must be made strategically. This paper lays out a reasoned...