"Got Data, Now What?": Fort Carson's Steps Toward Addressing Data Gaps in Archaeological Research

Author(s): Pamela Miller; Jennifer Kolise

Year: 2015


For several decades, the U.S. Army Garrison (USAG) Fort Carson, Colorado, has had an active cultural resources management program, resulting in the documentation of over 8,000 archaeological resources. The known archaeological resources represent every period of human occupation from the Paleoindian period to the present. Site types include cache sites, open/sheltered camps, village sites, game drive sites, rock art panels, quarries, historical ranch complexes, historical trails, historical trash scatters, cairns, et cetera.

In support of the Army’s training mission, the Fort Carson Cultural Resources Management Program has focused their most recent efforts on the identification, protection and monitoring of significant resources. Through the execution of programmatic agreements (PAs) that allow for creative mitigation opportunities, the accumulated data is now being analyzed and synthesized to address gaps in the prehistory and history of southeastern Colorado. This poster will discuss current and future archaeological research and management goals and objectives.

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"Got Data, Now What?": Fort Carson's Steps Toward Addressing Data Gaps in Archaeological Research. Jennifer Kolise, Pamela Miller. Presented at The 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, California. 2015 ( tDAR id: 397239)

Spatial Coverage

min long: -113.95; min lat: 30.751 ; max long: -97.163; max lat: 48.865 ;