When Disaster Strikes! Natural Disasters and American Archaeology

Deidra Black joins the Women in Archaeology to discuss Disaster Archaeology in the U.S. In this episode, we discuss how archaeologists review and recover disturbed and damaged sites exposed during natural disasters. With climate change, this type of archaeological recovery is becoming more and more common. Join us to hear more about how disaster archaeology works stateside and Deidra’s experience in the field!

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Featured photo: National Archives aerial photo of hurricane damage from 1938 New England.

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