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Dolores Archaeological Program Technical Reports, DAP-002: The Dolores Archaeological Program Research Design

Author(s): A. Kane ; W. Lipe ; R. Knudson ; T. Kohler ; S. James ; P. Hogan ; L. Sebastian

Year: 1981

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Summary

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation original Dolores Cultural Resources Mitigation Program Request for Proposals specified development and submission of a research design as a requisite for potential contractors. The University of Colorado submitted a preliminary research design as part of its formal mitigation proposal to the bureau; this design underwent extensive revision in the fall of 1978 and spring of 1979. The document consists of 5 major elements or prob l em domains; these are economy and adaptation, paleodemography, social organization and settlement patterns, extraregional relationships and culture process. Each problem domain is presented as a structure of inquiry to address the major generalized questions. The problem domains as a whole are logically consistent and incorporate specific methodological guidance developed by the project staff. As the design is a structure of inquiry, it is not intended to answer all questions; rather, effort will be concentrated on those questions for which adequate data sets are available . The ultimate goals are to produce a reconstruction of synchronic prehistoric cultures and to develop and test a processual model using the research design as a methodological foundation.


Cite this Record

Dolores Archaeological Program Technical Reports, DAP-002: The Dolores Archaeological Program Research Design. A. Kane, W. Lipe, R. Knudson, T. Kohler, S. James, P. Hogan, L. Sebastian. Dolores Archaeological Program Technical Reports. Salt Lake City, Utah: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Region. 1981 ( tDAR id: 394712) ; doi:10.6067/XCV83R0WHD


URL: http://www.blm.gov/style/medialib/blm/co/field_offices/ahc/dap_documents.Par....


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Spatial Coverage

min long: -108.603; min lat: 37.462 ; max long: -108.481; max lat: 37.594 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Principal Investigator(s): David A. Breternitz

Sponsor(s): USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Regional Office

Prepared By(s): University of Colorado, Dolores Archaeological Program

Submitted To(s): USDI Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Regional Office


Record Identifiers

Bureau of Reclamation Contract No.(s): 8-07-40-S0562

Notes

General Note: As of March 2015, this and additional reports are hosted on the US Bureau of Land Management, Dolores Archaeological Program website; http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/fo/ahc/dolores_archaeological/dap_technical_reports.html


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