| November 1996
||Table of Contents
Archaeology Today: Public Projects, Private Firms, and Job Opportunities
Thomas J. Green Earth scientists have key role to play in archaelogical studies.
NEWS AND FEATURES
Janice O. Childress Probing for life on the Red Planet ... Not where we want to be ... Waiting for the "Big One"? ... Bering land bridge: a longer green light ... Teaching geoscience on the Web ... What killed life in the Permian oceans? ...
A woman's place ... Inching away
David Applegate Geoscience and Natural Hazards Policy: Bridging the Gap
Digs Without Digging: Exploring Archaeological Sites With Geophysical Techniques
John W. Weymouth Geophysical surveys can help archaeologists refine their knowledge of a site before excavation.
Clues From a Village: Dating a Volcanic Eruption
Lawrence B. Conyers Scientists determined the season and time of day for the Loma Caldera eruption by studying the village it buried.
Archaeological Techniques of Dating Ancient Quakes
Robert H. Lafferty III
Archaeologists use artifacts and plant remains to date prehistoric earthquakes in the New Madrid Seismic Zone.
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