Forest Burning and Clearing by Hudson Valley Indians 1000 Years Ago

Posted by Edward V. Curtin on July 28, 2010 in Archaeology |

Buffer(This is the second in a series of posts about the environmental context of human ecosystems and archaeological sites, ca. AD 800-1700). In describing and interpreting the results of her investigation of the Goldkrest Site near Albany, New York, archaeologist Lucianne Lavin (2004) referred to the radiocarbon dating of burned soil patches with associated charcoal […]

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Archaeological Survey and QuikGrid

Posted by Andrew Farry on July 8, 2010 in Archaeology, Software Reviews |

BufferA freeware program called QuikGrid is available here.  This is a great little program for generating- as you might have guessed- quick, visual displays of interpolated grids.  The program has all kinds of applications, but is particularly suited to archaeological survey.  Sample points such as shovel test pits can be quickly plotted as a grid, […]

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