Getting Started. We encourage all first-time users to familiarize themselves with the workings of the database before attempting their first search. The following links provide information about the content of the database, as well as instructions for searching and downloading data files:

About the Research Database
List of Sites and Associated Publications
Current Contents of the Research Database: Sites and Search Types (chart)
Database Tips
How to Search the Database
How to Download Tabular Data
How to Cite the Database

In addition, users may wish to consult the following manual, which explains the methods and terminology used by Crow Canyon archaeologists:<

Field Manual
Explains the provenience system and record-keeping procedures used at Crow Canyon. Provides definitions of terms used to record observations about structures, features, masonry, and stratigraphy. 70 pages, PDF

Note: A laboratory manual is in the early stages of development and will also be available here. Information regarding analysis criteria for plant parts and wood charcoal is also in preparation.

Questions, Comments, Suggestions? E-mail the Database Manager