Tom Origer & Associates conducts archaeological studies including identification (survey), monitoring, testing (evaluation), and data recovery at archaeological sites.
Survey activities are designed to identify and gather information about cultural resources in an area. Survey entails archival research as well as field inspection.
Monitoring activities are designed to ensure that archaeological resources that are discovered during construction related ground disturbance are addressed in a timely and professional manner.
Evaluation is a process of determining if the resources discovered during the identification process meet legal criteria for significance and therefore require preservation or protection.
is used to
preserve the information contained within an archaeological site that cannot
be preserved in place because a proposed action will have an adverse