Friday, Sep 15, 2017

Archaeology on Tap

Time: 4:00 pm til 5:00 pm

Location: Gaspar's Patio, 8448 North 56th Street, Temple Terrace, FL 33617

Description: Our next Archaeology on Tap speaker is going to be University of South Florida graduate student Kelsey Krieser who will talk about her research in Northwest Florida.

Expanding Paleo-Indian and Archaic Archaeology in the Chipola Valley, Northwest Florida, with GIS and Collectors’ Data

The Chipola River Valley in northwest Florida is an area of long occupation by pre-contact peoples, dating as far back as the Paleo-Indian and Archaic time periods (approximately 13,000 years B.P). While heavy archaeological research has been done in this region, I worked with a local collector to study over 700 projectile points found from the Chipola River. The collector has taken great care of these points and in many cases documented the GPS coordinates from where they were taken in the river. Using this information and GIS, I have been able to compare the known site information along the Chipola with this new data set to study settlement patterns within the Chipola River Valley.

FPAN is posting this event as a courtesy, we will neither be hosting nor attending this event.

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