PI is letter of recommendation thesis not directing the project in the field, field work should be supervised by a Project Archaeologist/Field Director who meets the following minimal qualifications: Graduate training in archaeology (or equivalent At least 12 months of fulltime archaeological experience/training. Mmary and Recommendations a) Summarize and list sites recommended as eligible or potentially eligible for the nrhp. Geoarchaeological Studies: Consultation with a geomorphologist is recommended during evaluative testing to interpret site formation processes and help identify areas likely to contain intact archaeological deposits. In general, pedestrian survey should be systematic. Alysis If detailed analysis of certain archaeological materials is planned, it is advisable to include appropriate specialists as early in the project as possible.
Environmental Setting Include physiographic province, landform type, nearby drainages and water sources, roads, dominant soil association, and current land use. Give size of undertaking in acres/hectares or linear distance and width (e.g., road corridor). Incipal Investigator The Principal Investigator (PI) is the individual responsible for planning and investigating cultural resources and for ensuring the validity of the material presented in cultural resource reports. Site testing strategies should be designed to provide not only information about site eligibility, but also information that will help in mitigation planning (if ultimately necessary). Selection of a facility is best made early in the project and, minimally, before the laboratory analysis has begun. For projects where different survey coverage was applied, maps should indicate where each was employed. B) Site Description (1) Describe each site in narrative form including dimensions, stratigraphy, present conditions, quantity of artifacts, and features. For test units, include drawings and photographs of representative wall profiles. Deagan 1986Standards and Guidelines for Quality Control in Archaeological Resource Management in the Southeastern United States. Thanks go to the members of the Research Standards Committee, as appointed by the gcpa. C)Site Documentation and Demarcation A Georgia Archaeological Site Form should be completed for all sites found within the project area.