Association of Iowa Archaeologists Guidelines
Guidelines for Archaeological Investigations in Iowa
Six pdf files comprise these guidelines. Hyperlinks launch each pdf in its own window or tab
|Table of Contents|
|Section 1||Scope and authority|
|Section 2||Kinds of cultural resources and investigations|
|Section 3||Levels of archaeological investigation|
|Section 4||Laws and regulations|
|Section 5||Example documents|
Feel free to download and keep as a reference.
These guidelines ensure the development of archaeological information that is useful and of consistently good quality. Additionally, they provide recommendations and guidance for conducting archaeological investigations in Iowa.
It is important to undertake investigations according to carefully devised research plans that cause minimal harm to the properties while identifying and recovering the most critical and significant data.