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Archaeology & Anthropology Field Schools

Australia - Australian Archaeology and Wildlife Internships and Field Schools - 2014

Australia - Australian Archaeology and Wildlife Internships and Field Schools - 2014

Archaeology Field School Location and Dates

Application Deadline
2013-12-05
Start Date 2014-01-27
End Date 2014-02-12

Multiple Sessions yes
Multiple Session information

Ongoing field school and internship sessions - see website


Archaeology Field School Location

Esperance, Western Australia

Archaeology Field School Tuition and Credits

Sponsoring College/Institution

Centre of Excellence in Natural Resource Management, University of Western Australia


Academic Credit

credit is organized through discussion with the coordinators and your supervisor(s)


Archaeology Field School Tuition

$140 USD per day


Archaeology Field School Room and Board

Included


Archaeology Field School Travel
Included
Additional Information on Tution/Room and Board/Travel Costs

All meals, accommodations, gear, and travel provided once you arrive in Perth, Australia.

Archaeology Field School Description


This unique field school and internship program offers travelers, students or interested groups
the opportunity to experience the incredible cultural heritage, seascapes, outback, and wildlife of Western Australia’s south coast. The program
provides practical field training, cultural activities, and workshops, centered on:
Traditional Culture; Indigenous and Maritime
Archaeology Methods and Fieldwork; Human-Environment
Interactions over the last 10,000 years; Methods of archaeological survey, mapping, recording, and excavation; Wildlife surveys and threatened species
monitoring; Practical experience in heritage conservation and rehabilitation; Bush survival and hiking and navigation. Participants also have the option to enrol in a two-week intensive field school and/or a two-month internship that includes this intensive field session; either for university credit, professional development, or simply for the
life changing experience!

The field work is part of a holistic research program conducted by a range of specialists in collaboration with the Traditional Owners.

See brochure on the website for the research themes.

Archaeology Field School Additional Information

Archaeology Field School Type

Prehistoric; Historic; Maritime


Time Period

Late Pleistocene to late Holocene


Field School Setting/Conditions

Bush camp with a camp cook


How is the project area accessed each day

4WD tracks


What is the daily schedule for the field school

10 hour field days


Number of years this Archaeology Field School has been in operation
5
Is there a professional certification for this field school

Course credit is arranged through consultation with our coordinators and your supervisor(s)


Directors and Instructors

See brochure for full list of coordinators and specialists


Specialized skills you will have the opportunity to learn

Lithic artifact analysis
GPS and GIS mapping
Archaeological survey
Archaeological excavation


On rain days will there be lab work?

Field lab


Will there be additional organized activities?

Yes - wildlife viewing and monitoring; cultural tours and workshops; sightseeing


Will there be additional organized activities?

yes


Is travel restriced during free time?

Yes



Archaeology Field School Contact Information and Website

Field School Website: http://www.appliedarchaeology.com.au/#/field-schools/4550456546

Field School Contact Information



David R. Guilfoyle
Applied Archaeology Australia
Centre of Excellence in NRM
Western Australian Museum
(907) 297-8224 Cell (USA)
Skype - d.guilfoyle



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Field School Contact Website: http://www.appliedarchaeology.com.au


  
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