Hello, my name is Joe, and I am an archaeologist (Ontario license P-011), as well as a planner (RPP).
I drafted the Archaeology Management Plan for the City of Hamilton, and and keping current with the topic largely from the role as an approval authority.
As far as non-aministrative archaeology
goes, I have several interests/specialties. My academic research
focussed on the
Paleo-Indian horizon in the Great Lakes region of North America:
this is what I did my post-graduate thesis on. Specifically, it
was on the dig I conducted at the McLeod site in southwestern
Ontario, and the subsequent lithic tool and debitage analyses
I carried out. So, yeah, another of my specialties is analysing
really small rocks. Outside of that, I have worked on paleoecology
(mainly fossil pollen) and geomorphology, as pertains to
in which paleo-peoples would live.
Resulting from my current work, I'm interested in
the management of archaeology too, and participate in a variety of