Projects

Approximate location of Odyssey sites and project areas investigated from 2003 to 2014.

Map of Kansas and the midcontinent showing location of project sites.

2014

  1. Test excavations at the Mahaska County mammoth site near Oskaloosa, Iowa
  2. Excavations at the Coffey Site (14PO1) in Pottawatomie County, northeastern Kansas
  3. Excavations at the Scheuerman mammoth site (14SC327) in Scott County, western Kansas

2013

  1. Test excavations at the Coffey Site (14PO1) in Pottawatomie County, northeastern Kansas
  2. Test excavations at the Scheuerman mammoth site (14SC327) in Scott County, western Kansas

2012

  1. Test excavations at the Coffey Site (14PO1) in Pottawatomie County, northeastern Kansas
  2. Test excavations at the Scheuerman mammoth site (14SC327) in Scott County, western Kansas
  3. Test Excavations at the KibRidge-Yampa site (5MF3687) in northwestern Colorado
  4. Testing a cluster of Clovis sites in Republic County, north-central Kansas

2011

  1. Test excavations at site 14SN106 at the Kanorado Locality in Sherman County, northwestern Kansas
  2. Test excavations at the Coffey Site (14PO1) in Pottawatomie County, northeastern Kansas
  3. Test excavations at the Ehmke site (14LA311) in Lane County, western Kansas.
  4. Test excavations at the Scheuerman Mammoth site (14SC327) in Scott County, western Kansas
  5. Coring late-Quaternary valley fills in the Current River basin, Ozark National Scenic Riverways, southeast Missouri
  6. Survey of a cluster of Clovis sites in Republic County, north-central Kansas: the Larson site (14RP11), the Bredthauer site (14RP327), and the Graham site (14RP10)

2010

  1. Test excavations at the Kanorado Locality in Sherman County, northwestern Kansas
  2. Test excavations at the Ray Long site (39FA65) in Fall River County, southwest South Dakota

2009

  1. Test excavations at the Alley Spring site (23SH83 and 23SH159), Ozark National Scenic Riverways, southeast Missouri
  2. Test excavations at Branson Cave (23SH16), Ozark National Scenic Riverways, southeast Missouri
  3. Geoarchaeological survey and archaeological testing in the valleys of Blue and Lower Dugout creeks, western Nebraska

2008

  1. Test excavations at the Kanorado Locality, northwestern Kansas
  2. Test excavations at the Vincent-Donovan site (14BA308), southeastern Kansas
  3. Reconnaissance of the Current River valley, Ozark National Scenic Riverways, southeast Missouri
  4. Recording and collecting archaeological materials exposed at the Claussen site (14WB322), Wabaunsee County, Kansas
  5. Geoarchaeological survey of the Upper Neosho River Basin, Flint Hills Region, northeastern Kansas

2007

  1. Excavations at site 14SN101, 14SN105, and 14SN106, Kanorado Locality
  2. Testing at the Kanorado Locality, including Burntwood Creek Rockshelter (14RW418) and the Burntwood Creek Bison Jump and Bonebed (14RW2), northwestern Kansas
  3. Excavation at the Big Eddy site (23CE426), southwestern Missouri
  4. Investigations at the Claussen site (14WB322), northeastern Kansas

2006

  1. Excavations at sites 14SN105 and 14SN2106, Kanorado Locality
  2. Testing of the Burntwood Creek Rockshelter (14RW418), northwestern Kansas
  3. Geoarchaeological survey of the Cottonwood River Basin, Flint Hills Region, northeastern Kansas

2005

  1. Investigations at the Kanorado Locality
  2. Survey of Upper Beaver Creek Drainage Basin and a portion of Burntwood Creek, with limited testing of the Burntwood Creek Rockshelter (14RW418), northwestern Kansas
  3. Investigations at the Big Eddy site (23CE426), western Missouri
  4. Investigations at the Chalk Rock site (39BK100), Brookings County, South Dakota
  5. Geoarchaeological survey of the Cottonwood River Basin, Flint Hills Region, northeastern Kansas
  6. Coring and artifact documentation and collection at the Claussen site (14WB322), Wabaunsee County, Kansas

2004

  1. Investigations at the Kanorado Locality
  2. Investigations at the Chalk Rock site (39BK100), Brookings County, South Dakota
  3. Investigations at the Jameson site (23CN279), western Missouri
  4. Investigations at the Simshauser site (14KY102) and adjacent Areas of Mattox Draw, southwestern Kansas
  5. Survey of Upper Beaver Creek Drainage Basin, northwestern Kansas and northeastern Colorado

2003

  1. Test excavations at the Kanorado Locality: A Late Pleistocene site in western Kansas
  2. Excavations at the Claussen Site (14WB322), Wabaunsee County, Kansas
  3. Survey of lower Mill Creek, Wabaunsee County, Kansas
  4. Testing at the Vincent-Donovan site (14BA308): A Kansas Folsom Locality
  5. Survey in Stanton and Grant Counties, southwestern Kansas

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