Fieldwork Opportunity: Archaeological Soil and Sediment Micromorphology Course

DEADLINE: March 15, 2020
Apply online: https://ascsa.submittable.com/submit/154931/archaeological-soil-and-sediment-micromorphology-course

An intensive week-long course in Archaeological Micromorphology is offered by the Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science. Dr. Panagiotis (Takis) Karkanas, Director of the Wiener Laboratory, and Dr. Paul Goldberg, Visiting Professorial Fellow at the University of Wollongong, will lead the course, which will primarily focus on deciphering site formation processes and micro-stratigraphy. Students will receive instruction in optical mineralogy, description of micromorphological thin sections, and analysis of soil fabrics and sedimentary microstructures. 

The course will take place from June 22-26, 2020. Applications will be submitted no later than March 15, 2020 via the online application form