phase 1a: pedestrian survey; walk through with client - look for features that indicates previous human activity. cultural resource mgt will consult records to verify any activity
Phase 1: shovel pit testing. grid created set up based on resolution wanted. survey will be done with little holes dug down into subsoil. findings or lack thereof will determine further digging.
Phase 2: testing - depending on significant items found, holes will be expanded to 1-2 meters. if more items are found, move to full excavation. if not, you're done - data will be given to preservation office for review.
Phase 3: full excavation - uncover entire grid area to look for further features.
- standardized process for surveying and for
- 1.) client pricing
- 2.) and approach
Assessment: what is there and what is significant, sent to state agency to determine when to stop.