Category Archives: Cultural Resource Management

Cross-sector approach to capitalise on archaeology in Scotland

Cross posted via WordPress “Press This” app from http://www.bajrfed.co.uk/showthread.php?5367-Cross-sector-approach-to-capitalise-on-archaeology-in-Scotland.  Visit site for discussions and more information.  The way Historic Scotland supports and funds archaeology projects across the country is to be strengthened. The heritage agency has completed a review of the … Continue reading

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Opinion: Academic Publishing Is Broken | The Scientist

The current system by which academics publish their scientific discoveries is a massive waste of money. By Michael P. Taylor | March 19, 2012 http://the-scientist.com/2012/03/19/opinion-academic-publishing-is-broken/ Academic publishers are currently up in armsabout the Federal Research Public Access Act (FRPAA)—a bill that … Continue reading

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Archaeology of Punk Rock: The Sex Pistols | Monty’s World

Archaeology of Punk Rock: The Sex Pistols | Monty’s World. (Cross-posted from WordPress “ShareThis” app.  View link above for Author’s article) Archaeology of Punk Rock: The Sex Pistols Photo: The University of York Archaeologists from The University of York have … Continue reading

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Archaeology and the Gulf Oil Spill: Resources & Articles

During the coarse of the Gulf Oil Spill Disaster, various articles where published mentioning concerns that the general news overlooked. Impact on Cultural resources. Here are some archived references and links to them. Important stuff to know and disseminate.  

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IfA: Institute for Archaeologists

The Institute for Archaeologists http://www.archaeologists.net/?id=1 The Institute for Archaeologists (IfA) advances the practice of archaeology and allied disciplines by promoting professional standards and ethics for conserving, managing, understanding and promoting enjoyment of heritage. This website contains valuable information for archaeologists, … Continue reading

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Gulf Oil Spill’s Impact on National Parks

  Gulf oil spill: What’s the impact on national parks? By Pete Spotts, Staff writer / June 15, 2010 So far, only the Gulf Coast National Seashore has seen oil on its barrier islands. But park officials from Louisiana for … Continue reading

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Alaska Oil Spill Response and Cultural Resources

Alaska Oil Spill Response and Cultural Resources The 1989 EXXON VALDEZ oil spill and response activities that followed necessitated the development of emergency and long-term measures to protect cultural resources along Alaska’s affected coastline. The Alaska State Historic Preservation Office … Continue reading

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