Data Synthesis

September 2015 - June 2016

Model Building

September 2015 - September 2016

Geophysical field surveys and coring (OR)

April 2016 - June 2019

Purpose and Goals

Call for Native American Student Interns

Spend two days aboard the NOAA research vessel Shearwater to assist in conducting geo-physical surveys to map the seafloor surrounding California's Channel Islands

Data Analysis & model refinement

​January 2018 - March 2021

Archaeological and Biological Assessment of Submerged Landforms

Off the Pacific Coast of North America


Geophysical field surveys and coring (CA)

April 2016 - June 2019


An Integrative Approach

  • Synthesize existing geological and geophysical data sets from offshore southern California and central Oregon.
  • Develop and field test a new geospatial model that will aid in identification and classification of potential submerged landforms...

Terrestrial & Geophysical Field Surveys (CA)

September 2015 - September 2017


Off the Pacific Coast of North America, rising postglacial sea levels have submerged a vast paleolandscape that almost certainly contains inundated terrestrial archaeological resources...