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us: Salvage archaeology


  • Here are entered works on archaeological activity carried out at a site or sites scheduled for demolition, usually in connection with new construction, and entailing exploration, identification and assessment of archaeological remains and, where possible, their recovery and preservation.
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    • us: Archaeological resources management
    • us: Conservation archaeology
    • us: Crisis archaeology
    • us: CRM archaeology
    • us: Cultural resource management archaeology
    • us: Developer-funded archaeology
    • us: Development-led archaeology
    • us: Preventive archaeology
    • us: Public archaeology
    • us: Rescue archaeology
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  • Sources

    • found: L'archéologie préventive en Afrique, c2008: p. 245 (preventive (rescue) archaeology) p. 247 (preventive archaeology ... 'salvage' archaeology) p. 248 ((preventive archaeology) ... rescue archaeology)
    • found: About.com: Archaeology glossary, Apr. 6, 2009 (Rescue Archaeology/Salvage Archaeology, also known as Cultural Resource Management or CRM archaeology, is generally state or federally funded archaeological research, completed because a particular parcel of prviately owned property is to be purchased by the state for use in a road, bridge, or other public works project)
    • found: WebRef.org, Apr. 6, 2009 (Rescue Archaeology: a term applied to the emergency salvage of sites in immediate danger of destruction by major land modification projects such as reservoir construction. Salvage Archaeology (also "rescue archaeology", or "crisis archaeology") archaeological research carried out to preserve or rescue sites, materials and data from areas threatened by man-made or natural disturbance)
    • found: Development-led archaeology in northwest Europe, c2012: ECIP introd. ("Development-led" or "preventive" archaeology)
    • found: Historic Scotland WWW homepage, Jan. 30, 2012 (Investigating and recording archaeology in advance of its destruction by planned development is called development-led archaeology or developer-funded archaeology)
  • LC Classification

    • CC77.S36
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on archaeological activity carried out at a site or sites scheduled for demolition, usually in connection with new construction, and entailing exploration, identification and assessment of archaeological remains and, where possible, their recovery and preservation.
  • Change Notes

    • 1986-02-11: new
    • 2012-05-03: revised
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