Society for American Archaeology 14(4)

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September 1996


photo of total station in action

"In open country, a high-power total station on an elevated point could potentially record points within a 50 km2 circular area, with even the farthest points not exceeding an error of about 2 cm. Total stations can also work efficiently and accurately on a very local scale, such as profiling excavation features and recording three-dimensional artifact locations..."


TABLE OF CONTENTS

2. Editor's Corner

3. Letters to the Editor

4. News from the Public Education Committee

5. Public Relations: It's More than "No Comment"

6. The Archaeology of Contemporary Mass Graves

7. Archaeopolitics

8. Briefings

9. Nashville and the 62nd Annual Meeting: A Sneak Preview

10. Systematic Regional Survey in Southeastern Shadong Province, China

11. COSWA Corner

12. Conference on "Renewing our National Archaeological Program"

13. Archaeology Projects at the National Endowment for the Humanities: Past, Present, and Future

14. Student Affairs Commitee

15. Writing Symposium Abstracts

16. Interface--Total Stations in Archaeology

17. Working Together--The Integration of Scientific and Traditional Knowledge on Leech Lake Reservation, Cass Lake, Minnesota

18. Insights--Using National and State Databases to Demonstrate Value and Efficiency of Federal Archaeology Programs in the United States

19. CRM to be Highlighted at the 1997 Annual Meeting

20. News and Notes

21. Positions Open

22. Calendar


The SAA Bulletin (ISSN 0741-5672) is published five times a year (January, March, June, September, and November) and is edited by Mark Aldenderfer, with editorial assistance from Karen Doehner and Dirk Brandts. Please send all materials to the the editor as follows: December 1 (January), February 1 (March), April 1 (May), August 1 (September), and October 1 (November); sent to SAA Bulletin, Dept. of Anthropology, UC-Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3210. For further information, please call (805) 893-8604, (805) 893-8152, fax(805)893-8707, or email saanews@sscf.ucsb.edu. Contributors are strongly encouraged to submit manuscripts via email or by disk using any word processing software. Advertising and placement ads should be sent to SAA headquarters, 900 Second St. NE #12, Washington, D.C. 20002, (202) 789-8200. Associate Editor for the Insights column is Kevin Pape, (513) 287-7700, and for the Working Together column, Kurt Dongoske, (602) 734-2441. Inquiries about these columns and submissions should be addressed directly to them. The SAA Bulletin is provided free to members and institutional subscribers to American Antiquity and Latin American Antiquity worldwide. SAA Bulletin can be found in gopher at alishaw.ucsb.edu, and on WWW at http://www.sscf.ucsb.edu/SAABulletin. Items published reflect the views of the authors and publication does not imply SAA endorsement.