ACS biologists present western yellow-billed cuckoo survey results at Arizona Field Ornithologists (AZFO) 2018 Annual Meeting

In October, ACS biologists Stephanie Cobbold and Laura Stewart attended the AZFO meeting in Ajo to present a poster describing the results of their 2018 western yellow-billed cuckoo surveys along the Upper San Pedro River for a bridge replacement project on State Route 80. The poster depicted 41 distinct YBCU detections made over the . . . → Read More: ACS biologists present western yellow-billed cuckoo survey results at Arizona Field Ornithologists (AZFO) 2018 Annual Meeting

ACS Senior Pollen Analyst, Dr. John Jones, contributes chapter to new publication.

Dr. John Jones, ACS’ Senior Pollen Analyst has contributed a Chapter to the The Archaeology of Caribbean and Circum-Caribbean Farmers (6000 BC – AD 1500) An Introduction. As the abstract states “…This book is devoted to the archaeological study of precolonial farmers in the Caribbean and circum-Caribbean. Comprising 17 chapters, with a wide geographic reach stretching . . . → Read More: ACS Senior Pollen Analyst, Dr. John Jones, contributes chapter to new publication.

ACS Announces New Phytolith Extraction Capabilities!

ACS is pleased to announce that we now have the capability to extract phytoliths in our laboratory facility at our Tempe office. This means we will have increased flexibility over the processing and extraction of phytoliths from a variety of materials including ceramics, ground stone and other artifacts, organics, and reference materials, in addition . . . → Read More: ACS Announces New Phytolith Extraction Capabilities!

ACS Staff contribute to McDOT’s new series: Maricopa County DOT Environmental Program Archaeological Report

Congratulations to MCDOT on publishing the first report in a new series: Maricopa County DOT Environmental Program Archaeological Report and to Jacobs on preparing this major new contribution to Hohokam archaeology. We’re pleased that two ACS staff members participated in the project, resulting in the following publications:

Andrea Gregory 19. Faunal Analysis for the . . . → Read More: ACS Staff contribute to McDOT’s new series: Maricopa County DOT Environmental Program Archaeological Report

ACS’ Zachary Rothwell Presented at 2017 Arizona Geographic Information Council Education & Training Symposium

Zachary Rothwell, ACS spatial analyst, presented the results of his Arizona State University Masters of Advanced Study in Geographic Information Systems (MAS GIS)  project at the Arizona Geographic Information Council (AGIC) Symposium in Prescott, AZ September 20−22. Together with his colleague, Cesar Del Castillo-Horta, his research developed techniques for identifying Brosimum alicastrum, commonly known . . . → Read More: ACS’ Zachary Rothwell Presented at 2017 Arizona Geographic Information Council Education & Training Symposium