2008 Joint Meeting of The Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM

Session No. 255
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 1:30 PM-5:30 PM

Archaeological Geology


Patricia Fanning, Chair
Paper #
Start Time
1:30 PM
The Lewis Camp Mound: An Example of a Petrocalcic Horizon in Jefferson County, Florida
KRATT Jr, Henry J.1, COULTAS, C. Lynn2 and RUSSO, Mike1, (1)Southeast Archeological Center, National Park Service, 2035 E. Paul Dirac Drive, Johnson Building, Suite 120, Tallahassee, FL 32310, (2)Havana, FL 32333, Clcvlc@aol.com, Clcvlc@aol.com
1:45 PM
Geochemical Analysis of Plaza Types of Several Ancient Lowland Maya Sites
BAIR, Daniel A. and TERRY, Richard E., Plant and Wildlife Sciences, Brigham Young University, 275 WIDB, Provo, UT 84602, dannyb11@ca.rr.com, dannyb11@ca.rr.com
2:00 PM
Evidence for a Regional Human Behavioural Response to the Medieval Climatic Anomaly in Australia
FANNING, Patricia C., Graduate School of the Environment, Macquarie University, Sydney, 2109, Australia and HOLDAWAY, Simon J., Department of Anthropology, Univ of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, 1, New Zealand, pfanning@gse.mq.edu.au, pfanning@gse.mq.edu.au
2:15 PM
Geoarchaeology on the Edge: Submerged, near-Shore and off-Shore Landscapes of New York Harbor and Early Manhattan Island
SCHULDENREIN, Joseph, AIUVALASIT, Michael J., LARSEN, Curtis and SMITH, Mark A., Geoarcheology Rsch Associates, 5912 Spencer Ave, Bronx, NY 10471, michael.aiuvalasit@gra-geoarch.com, michael.aiuvalasit@gra-geoarch.com
2:30 PM
Investigation into Archaeological Prospecting Techniques
LYNNE, Douglas S.1, HILDEBRANT, Jason R.1 and SERPA, Laura2, (1)Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 West University, El Paso, TX 79968, (2)Geology and Geophysics, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W. University Ave. Geological Sciences, El Paso, TX 79968, dslynne@miners.utep.edu, dslynne@miners.utep.edu
2:45 PM
Geological Investigations of a Middle Kingdom Harbor: Wadi Gawasis, Egypt
HEIN, Christopher J., Department of Earth Sciences, Boston University, 685 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, FITZGERALD, Duncan, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, BARD, Kathryn A., Department of Archeology, Department of Archeology, Boston University, 675 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, FATTOVICH, Rodolfo, Departimento di Studi e Ricerche su Africa e Paesi Arabi, Istituto Unicersitario Orientale, Departimento di Studi e Ricerche su Africa e Paesi Arabi, Piazza S. Domenico Maggiore, 12, Napoli, 80134, Italy and ZAZZARO, Chiara, Dipartimento di Studi e Ricerche su Africa e Paesi Arabi, Istituto Unicersitario Orientale, Departimento di Studi e Ricerche su Africa e Paesi Arabi, Piazza S. Domenico Maggiore, 12, Napoli, 80134, Italy, hein@bu.edu, hein@bu.edu
3:00 PM
Coring Methods to Assess Buried Landscapes during Intertidal Cultural Resource Management Surveys
LEACH, Peter A., JMA, 535 North Church Street, West Chester, PA 19380 and CHADWICK, William J., JMA, 535 North Church St, West Chester, PA 19380, pleach@johnmilnerassociates.com, pleach@johnmilnerassociates.com
3:15 PM
ESR Analyses for Herbivore Teeth from Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt: Constraining Pluvial Events in the Western Desert
BLACKWELL, Bonnie A.B., Department of Chemistry, Williams College, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267, LONG, Rebecca A., RFK Science Research Institute, Glenwood Landing, NY 11547-0866, KLEINDIENST, Maxine R., Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto, 3359 Mississauga Road North, Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6, Canada, CHURCHER, Charles S., Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON M5S 3G5, Canada, SMITH, Jennifer R., Earth & Planetary Sciences, Washington University, 1 Brookings Dr, Campus Box 1169, St Louis, MO 63130, BLICKSTEIN, Joel I.B., RFK Sci Rsch Institute, 7540 Parsons Bvd, Flushing, NY 11366, SKINNER, Anne R., Department of Chemistry, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 01267-2692, KIENIEWICZ, Johanna, Department of Geosciences, Denison University, Granville, OH 43023 and ADELSBERGER, Katherine A., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis, Campus Box 1169, One Brookings Dr, St. Louis, MO 63130, iloveamerica_528@yahoo.com, iloveamerica_528@yahoo.com