Accession Number:

ADA206815

Title:

Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Physical-Chemical-Biological Processes Affecting Archeological Sites Held in College Station, Texas on May 27-29, 1987

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

TEXAS A AND M UNIV COLLEGE STATION DEPT OF GEOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

305.0

Abstract:

Contents Introduction to the Workshop and the Concept of a Site Decay Model Archaeological Frameworks for Evaluating Site-Formation Processes Archaeological Techniques, Methods and Sampling Archaeological Conservation and Processes of Artifact Deterioration Zooarchaeology, Taphonomy and Preservation of the Fossil Faunal Assemblage Botanical Remains in Archaeological Sites An Introduction to Geoarchaeology and the Impacts of Site Burial Physical- Chemical-Biological Processes Affecting Archaeological Sites and Carbonaceous Samples and their Potential for Archaeometric Analyses Climatology Geomorphic Processes and Archaeological Site Preservation Soil Property Changes upon Burial Invertebrates that Disturb Archaeological Materials Burrowing vertebrates and their Role in Archaeological Site Decay Limnology and the Preservation of Archaeological Sites Logic-Based Qualitative Site Decay Model for the Preservation of Archaeological Sites Appendix A Interdisciplinary Bibliography on the Cultural, Physical, Chemical and Biological Factors Affecting Archaeological Sites. fr

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE