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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Congrats to the Class of 2016

This year's SUNY JCC / AVP Field School students did a wonderful job of learning the ins and outs of archaeological fieldwork. Congratulations to Bronson, Rich, Al, Dustin, Jessica and Chelsea on a successful season. Izzy was there to cheer them on...

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Technology Week

This week our students were introduced to a few hi-tech gadgets that can be useful in archaeological contexts.
Shannon and Dan explain the archaeological and forensic uses of a laser scanner, and demonstrate its operation.

Students Chelsea and Rich run lines with a gradiometer. It is a machine that can give us an image of what lies beneath the plow zone, before we begin to dig,