Field Experience

July, 2019 Site formation and micromorphology of Muslim buildings, Torre d'en Galmès, Menorca
July, 2017; August, 2019 Combustion features Pech de l'Azè IV Layer 8, Dordogne, France (with H.L. Dibble, D. Sandgathe, V. Aldeias)
August, 2016, 2018 Geoarchaeology and micromorphology at Denisova Cave, Russion (with M. Morley, R.G. Roberts, Z. Jacobs)
June, July 2015 Field work at Liang Bua, Flores, Indonesia (geoarchaeology, micromorphology with M. Morley; T. Sutikna, M. Tocheri, dirs.)
April, 2015 Field work at Lake Mungo Australia (geoarchaeology and microfaces with Z. Jacobs, N. Stern)
June, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Re-evaluation of stratigraphy of La Ferrassie, France (with H. Dibble, A. Turq, S. McPherron, and D. Sandgathe)
June 2012 Micromorphological sampling at Gault Site, Texax (M.B Collins, director)
November, 2011, 2012 Micromorphology and site formation processes at Neolithic site of Shalonggang, China (with O. Bar-Yosef, Xiaohong Wu)
December, 2010; November, 2013 Geoarchaeology at Diepkloof Rockshelter (assistant to Dr. C.E. Miller; Dr. P.J. Texier CNRS, dir)
June, 2009 Palaeolithic site of Contrebandiers Cave, Morocco (with H. Dibble)
August, 2009 Microstratigraphy and site formation at Neolithic site of Xian Ren Dong Cave, China
August, 2006 Micromorphological sampling of Middle Palaeolithic site, Pinilla del Valle, Spain (Enrique Baquedano, director)
November, 2005 Microstratigraphy at Early Neolithic site, Yuchanyan, Hunan Province, China (with O. Bar-Yosef and S. Weiner).
July, 2005 Stratigraphy, micromorphology, and site formation at Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa (M. Chazan, dir).
November, 2004 Micromorphology at Middle Stone Age site of Sibudu Cave, South Africa (L. Wadley, dir.).
July, 2004 Geoarchaeology and microstratigraphy at Dmanisi, Georgian Republic (D. Lordkipanidze, C. Reid Ferring, dirs.).
July, 2004, 2005, 2007 Geoarchaeology and microstratigraphy at Hohle Fels, Cave, Germany (N. Conard, dir.).
June, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Boston University Archaeological Field School, Taliotic settlements in Menorca.
June, 2004; July/August, 2005; May/June, 2006; July, 2007 Geoarchaeology and microsediments at the cave of Roc de Marsal, France (H. Dibble, S. McPherron and A. Turq, dirs.).
March, 2003; Nov., 2004; Nov. 2006 Geoarchaeology and micromorphology of Middle and Late Stone Age sites at Pinnacle Point, near Mossel Bay, South Africa (Dr. C. Marean, dir.).
August, 2002 Geoarchaeology and micromorphology of coastal midden sites from St. Elejo Lagoon, California (B. Byrd, director).
August, 2001 Geoarchaeology of Palaeolithic sites in Republic of Georgia (Ortvale Klade, Dzudzuana; with D. Adler, O. Bar-Yosef).
June, July, 2001, 2002, 2003 Geoarchaeology of Pech de l’Azé IV Cave, Dordogne, France (H. Dibble and S. McPherron, dirs.).
May, 2001 Evaluation of microstratigraphy from Neolithic sites in Southern China (with O. Bar-Yosef and S. Weiner).
January, 2000 Assisted SUNY-Stony Brook graduate student, Jenna Cole in study of microstratigraphy and micromorphology of Middle Stone Age Blombos Cave, South Africa (Dr. C. Henshilwood, director).
September, 1999, 2000, 2002 Almonda Caves, Portugal, geoarchaeology of Lower and Middle Palaeolithic cave deposits at Galeria Pesada (Dr. A.E. Marks director).
August, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 Micromorphology and microstratigraphy from Upper Palaeolithic Hohle Fels and Geißenklösterle Caves, Germany (N. Conard, dir.).
August, 1999; July, 2000 Stratigraphy and micromorphology of sediments from Upper Palaeolithic Üçagizili Cave, Turkey (S. Kuhn, dir.).
June, 1999 Invited to collect micromorphology samples at Paleoindian, Hell Gap Site, Wyoming (M. Kornfeld, and G. Frison, dirs.).
August, 1998 Geoarchaeology of Tel Rechesh, Israel (assisted L.C. Nordt, Baylor Univ.; A. Joffe, dir.).
April, 1997, Nov., 1997 Evaluation of pits and tree throws from sites at Augustine Creek and Puncheon Run, Delaware (DelDOT and Louis Berger Associates).
January, 1997 Micromorphology and site formation of sediments from LSA, Blydefontein Rockshelter, S. Africa (with C.B. Bousman).
May, 1996, 1997 Micromorphology of sediments from Zhoukoudian Cave, China; with O. Bar-Yosef and S. Weiner. Evaluation of use of fire using micromorphology and FTIR.
June, 1995; August, 1997; Oct., 1998 Microstratigraphy of Bois Roche Cave, France (P. Villa and L. Bartram, dirs.).
November, 1994 Sampling for micromorphological analysis, floors from Demeter Sanctuary, and Frankish deposits from Corinth, Greece (N. Bookidis, dir.).
August, 1994 Project geologist (geomorphology, stratigraphy and micromorphology) at Bronze Age Tell of Titris Höyük, Turkey (G. Algaze, dir.).
May, 1993 Stratigraphy and micromorphology of Colha, Belize (T.R. Hester, dir.).
August, 1993 Geoarchaeological survey in the Georgian Republic (B. Isaac, dir.).
July, 1992 - February, 1993 Project geologist (sedimentology, stratigraphy, and micromorphology) at the Wilson-Leonard site, Texas (M. B. Collins, dir.).
August, 1992, 1996 Excavations at Karain and Öküzini Caves, Turkey; sedimentology and micromorphology of cave deposits (I. Yalçinkaya, dir.).
June, July, 1992-2000 Excavations at Hayonim Cave (Israel); stratigraphy, sedimentology and micromorphology of cave deposits (O. Bar-Yosef and B. Vandermeersch, dirs.).
February-March, 1992, 1993, 1995 Geology, stratigraphy and micromorphology of Die Kelders Cave, South Africa (F. Grine and R. Klein, dirs.).
December, 1991; April, 1993 Quaternary stratigraphy and geoarchaeological survey, Tennessee River, northern Alabama (B. Driskell, dir.).
September, 1991 Holocene Stratigraphy and Geoarchaeology of Rio Concho Terraces for San Angelo, Texas Wastewater Improvement Project.
July, 1991; June, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999 Microstratigraphy, sedimentology and site formation processes at Dust Cave, Alabama (B. Driskell, dir.).
July, 1991 Microstratigraphy and sedimentary environment of Pliocene Lower Stone Age site, W. Turkana, Kenya (M. Kubinjia, dir.).
Summers 1989, 1990, 1991 Gilat project, Chalcolithic settlement in northern Negev; stratigraphy and site formation processes (T.E. Levy, dir.).
May, 1989; September, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998 Gorham’s Cave Excavations, Gibraltar (C. Stringer, dir.); stratigraphy, sedimentology and palaeoenvironments of cave deposits (with R.I. Macphail).
April, 1986, 1987; July, 1988 Micromorphology, microstratigraphy and site formation processes at Keatley Creek site, British Columbia (B. Hayden, dir.).
May-August, 1985 C.N.R.S. fellowship at Institut National Agronomique, Paris; micromorphology of sediments from Neolithic/Bronze Age Fort Harrouard (with M.-A. Courty and N. Fedoroff).
August, 1983 Mousterian site in Biqa’at Quneitra, Golan Heights (N. Goren, dir.); stratigraphy, and geology of site and surroundings.
September-October, 1982-1988; summers, 1987, 1989, 1990 Franco-Israeli excavations at Kebara Cave (Israel); stratigraphy and sedimentology of cave deposits.
September-October, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988 Chalcolithic site of Shiqmim, Northern Negev (T.E. Levy, dir.); stratigraphy, depositional and environmental history of site and area.
April, 1980 Geological aspects of Late Bronze Age site of Deir el Balah, Western Negev (T. Dothan, dir.).
May, 1980 Micromorphology of sediments from Shaw’s Creek Rockshelter, Australia (M.A.J. Williams, dir.).
September, 1979-February, 1980 French Government fellowship at Institut National Agronomique, Paris; micromorphology of loess and paleosols in the Paris Basin (with N. Fedoroff).
Summer, 1978 City of David excavations, Jerusalem (Y. Shiloh, dir.); geology of Hellenistic sediments.
Springs, 1977, 1978 Hebrew Univ./Ben Gurion Univ. excavations at Qadesh Barnea, Sinai; stratigraphy and evolution of Late Quaternary landscapes and palaeoenvironments.
Fall, 1976 French Government fellowship at Institute. du Quaternaire, Univ. de Bordeaux; micromorphology of sediments from Pech-de-l'Azé II rockshelter.
January, 1974, 1975, 1976 Hebrew Univ. excavations in Gebel Maghara, Sinai; stratigraphy and evolution of Late Quaternary landscapes and palaeoenvironments.
August-October, 1972; summers 1974, 1975, 1977 Southern Methodist Univ., Central Negev Project, Israel (A.E. Marks, dir.); Late Quaternary stratigraphy, palaeoenvironments, and evolution of landscapes.
Summers 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970 Univ. Michigan/Arizona Tabun Cave excavations, Mt. Carmel, Israel (A.J. Jelinek, dir.); stratigraphy and sedimentology of cave deposits.
Summer, 1966 Field assistant to W.R. Farrand, studying loess in Rhine Valley, France.