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Obsidian Studies Workshop
Saturday Nov 2nd, 2019
Portland State University

Why Attend?

 - Discover the benefit of obsidian sourcing
 - Get the latest information on this evolving field
 - Learn how to use obsidian studies to improve your research
 - Received insider tips on sample selection and data interpretation

Featured presenters:
Alex Nyers (NW Research Obsidian Studies Laboratory) - X-Ray Fluorescence "Sourcing"
Jennifer "Pips" Thatcher (Willamette Analytics) - Obsidian Hydration Rim Measurement
Alexander Rogers (Maturango Museum) - Obsidian Hydration Dating
Dennis Jenkins (University of Oregon) - Obsidian Hydration at Paisley Caves
Jason Cowan (AINW) - Obsidian Hydration Age Estimation Model for Oregon
Terry Ozbun - Strategic Sampling of Flake Scars for Obsidian Hydration

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AOA supports legislative monitoring, increases public awareness of cultural resources, provides financial support for research, and disseminates information through conferences, publications, and the quarterly newsletter Current Archaeological Happenings in Oregon.

Membership in the AOA is open to professionals and laypersons who share a concern for archaeological resources in Oregon.

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