Environmental Processes and the Archaeological Record along the Louisiana Coast
Author(s): Brian Ostahowski
The environmental processes of erosion and subsidence are key post-depositional factors affecting the formation of the archaeological record along coastal Louisiana. These factors contribute to terrestrial archaeological site loss and present researchers with a unique set of challenges for understanding past human behavior at both local and regional scales. From 2010 to 2014, HDR visited a total of 212 sites across 5,293 km during a survey of the Louisiana coast. This paper provides new insights on coastal geoarchaeology and the interplay between site formational processes and beach environments.
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Environmental Processes and the Archaeological Record along the Louisiana Coast. Brian Ostahowski. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 396463)
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