REGISTER-CERTIFIED CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION COURSES
Below, you will find upcoming courses for continuing your professional education that have been certified by the Register of Professional Archaeologists. Read more about the CPE Certification Program here.
Magnetometer Survey for Archaeology
September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Instructor: Jarrod Burks
Magnetometer surveys are an important part of the archaeologist’s toolkit. They are very regularly put to work in European archaeology and are increasingly being used in the United States. In this seminar, we will explore the nuts and bolts of magnetometry from the beginner to moderate level. Topics will range from the basics of why and how the archaeological record is magnetic, to exploring the various kinds of instruments available today, and how to process data. We will have a look at good data and bad, small archaeological features and large. Examples include pre-contact period American Indian sites and historic-era sites such as farmsteads and urban/industrial sites. Finally, we will spend some time examining the use of m