Posted by: wadahp | January 20, 2011

National Park Service’s 2011 Archaeological Prospection Workshop

The National Park Service’s 2011 workshop on archaeological prospection techniques entitled Current Archaeological Prospection Advances for Non-Destructive Investigations in the 21st Century will be held May 23-27,
2011, at the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park in Brownsville, Texas.  Lodging will be at the Courtyard by Marriott in Brownsville.  The field exercises will take place at the site of Fort Brown on the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College campus in Brownsville. The Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park preserves the historic and archeological remnants of the first battle of the Mexican War in 1846.

Co-sponsors for the workshop include the National Park Service’s Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park and the Midwest Archeological Center.

This will be the twenty-first year of the workshop dedicated to the use of geophysical, aerial photography, and other remote sensing methods as they apply to the identification, evaluation, conservation, and protection of
archaeological resources across this Nation.  The workshop will present lectures on the theory of operation, methodology, processing, and interpretation with on-hands use of the equipment in the field.  There is a registration charge of $475.00.

Application forms are available on the Midwest Archeological Center’s web page.  For further information, please contact:
Steven L. DeVore, Archeologist, National Park Service, Midwest
Archeological Center, Federal Building, Room 474, 100 Centennial Mall
North, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508-3873: tel: (402) 437-5392, ext. 141; fax:
(402) 437-5098; email:


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