Lecture by John Hildebrand on submerged prehistoric sites and their implications for the study of early Holocene coastal occupation of Southern California
John Hildebrand is Distinguished Professor of Oceanography at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Adjunct Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UC San Diego. He is the Chair of the Scripps Applied Ocean Science Curricular Group and a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America. Hildebrand has interests in marine technology and its application to a broad range of disciplines including archaeology. He has applied geophysical methods to archaeology including seismic reflection and radar imaging, electromagnetic induction and magnetometry. He has studied offshore landscapes, site formation, and palaeoenvironments offshore from southern California. He has also conducted field studies for identification of ceramic raw materials and ceramic sourcing and typology for Patayan ceramics of western Arizona and southern California, and has collaborated in ethnoarchaeological research on ceramic production and use life in the Peruvian Andes.
Event by San Diego County Archaeological Society
Los Penasquitos Ranch House
Canyonside Park Driveway
San Diego, CA 92129
Sunday, August 27 - 8:00 PM