Notes 10-3-06

Notes 10-3-06 - D. Visibility (structures make sites more...

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D. Visibility (structures make sites more visible) -site size- -artifact density- -artifact size- -size of exposure- -frequency of exposure- II. Factors We Can Control (only controllable variable) A. Intensity of Survey (sample size) HOW TO FIND A SITE -Select Area - Familiarize with the area, literature, environment, vegetation -Ethnographic research - Drive through the area (drive thru and look thru window and look) -Figure sampling design: topographic maps, aerial photos (systematic, stratified etc…) -Design research strategy -Scientific method, formulate hypothesis -Go to the field and look -Record findings with extreme detailed notes, maps, photos -Register site with AZ State Museum -Smithsonian system= site number (47LC262) Alphabetized state number--county--site number -Arizona system= NA142 (Northern Arizona—site #) B. Detect ability -Function of discovery technique used: -surface reconnaissance -shovel testing -remote sensing =============================================================== TOPOGRAPHY
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