With more than 60 years combined experience in Midwestern archaeology, our staff offers extensive qualifications in completing compliance and research projects and meeting state, federal, and professional guidelines. We are on the Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology (DHPA) list of qualified professionals and are prequalified to conduct projects for the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) in archaeology, and architectural history.

AAL has conducted several thousand CRM field, research, and literature review projects. We work with a wide variety of public and private clients to deliver timely, cost-effective solutions to meet regulatory requirements. We have managed over $1.5 million in contracts and grants since 2014.

We are committed to the highest quality, timely, and professional products. Our staff and research fellows have expertise in the following areas:

Cultural Resource Management

archaeological sensitivity analysis and modeling
phase I identification survey
phase II evaluations
phase III data recovery excavation
GIS analysis
archival research
grant development
project management
interpretive planning
architectural history
preservation planning
excavation and recording
descendant communities
specialized artifact analysis
cataloging and curation services

Environmental Specialties

pH and conductivity
soil micromorphology
organic matter concentration
soil description and particle-size analysis
hydraulic coring and backhoe trenching
geochronology and absolute dating
landscape assessment and analysis
phosphate testing and analysis

Geophysical Survey

resistivity
gradiometry
magnetic susceptibility
ground penetrating radar (GPR)

Please contact us to see how we can meet your cultural resource needs.