Chiarulli, Pace, and Van Dam Conduct Geophysical Investigation in Arizona

Posted on 11/13/2012 11:20:48 PM

Seth Van Dam and Dr. Beverly ChiarulliArchaeologist Beverly Chiarulli and graduate students Meghan Pace and Seth Van Dam conducted ground penetrating radar and gradiometry surveys of archaeological sites near Chambers, Arizona, from November 5 to 11, 2012.

Right: Seth Van Dam and Beverly Chiarulli during Arizona survey

During the project, the IUP team surveyed areas and discovered buried walls and other archaeological features to aid local archaeologists in their investigation of the area. Several locations were investigated for evidence of past occupations. The survey was part of a project currently being conducted by Northland Research.

Seth and MeghanPace and Van Dam are students in the Anthropology Department’s M.A. in Applied Archaeology program.

Left: Seth Van Dam and Meghan Pace Surveying with the GPR