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USC ARCHAEOLOGY 
FRI-SUN OCTOBER 26-28
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GPS and GIS TRAINING
DURING AN ANCIENT SITE SURVEY ON CATALINA ISLANDLUXURY LODGING AT 
USC’s WRIGLEY 
MARINE SCIENCE CENTER
Explore and uncover unknown Native American sites onCatalina Island! Experience the intersection of ancient history and technology during this unique field experience.No previous experience required.
 
 
Deadline for application: Monday, October 1, 2012
USC undergraduates are invited to apply for funded positions asteam members in
USC’s
archaeology research experience:Catalina Island Archaeology Survey 
WHEN? 
Friday through Sunday, October 26-28, 2012
WHERE 
USC Wrigley Marine Science Center on Catalina Island, 22 miles off the coast from Los Angeles
WHAT 
You will discover and document unrecorded ancient Native American sites created by the original inhabitants of the island: the Tongva tribe. You will learn how to use one of the most transformational technologies to impact archaeology - global positioning systems (GPS) - and its use in geographicinformation systems (GIS). You will also learn about land and sea resources and Native Americantraditions. You will be an explorer, a scientist, an archaeologist.
WHY 
As an archaeologist at USC, you can make a difference in a research project while learning skillsthat 
 future archaeologists won’t be able to live without 
: global positioning systems (GPS) and geographicinformation systems (GIS). The tools and methods you gain here can be applied anywhere in the world.
SCHEDULE:Mondays and Wednesdays throughout October (times TBA)
a series of lectures by leading archaeologist, historians, and technology experts (live lectures for students who can attend; videotaped for students who cannot attend)
Friday Oct 26 morning
travel to Catalina Island on USC’s boat 
 
morning boat to Catalina with orientation from archaeologists; arrive at USC Wrigley Marine ScienceCenter, where we will have our meals and lodging; hike around Catalina with lectures on history and the natural environment 
Saturday Oct 27 all day 
– 
on Catalina Island 
archaeological survey in coastal areas near USC Wrigley Marine Science Center, followed by groupevent in the evening
Sunday Oct 28 all day 
– 
on Catalina Island with return to Los Angeles in late afternoon
ancient site visits; debrief, return to Los Angeles on chartered boat 
HOW TO SECURE YOUR SPOT ON THIS RESEARCH TEAM:
Space is limited and funding for this program is competitive. Interested students
who can commit to theentire weekend 
are invited to submit this one page application via email to Lynn Dodd swartz@usc.edu )by  Monday 
October 1st 
at 9:00am.

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