As a specialist geoarchaeological contractor in the UK, ARCA is proud to be recognised as a CIfA Registered Organisation
What is geoarchaeology?
The geoarchaeological services offered by ARCA provide flexible and cost-effective solutions fora range of archaeological mitigation and heritage management projects.
We have worked witha range of clients includingcommercial archaeological units, consultants, engineering firms, research trusts, local government and non-departmental public bodies.
firstname.lastname@example.org(+44) (0)1962 827554ARCA, Department of Archaeology, Anthropology and Geography,University of Winchester,Winchester, SO22 4NR, UK
ARCA is a specialist geoarchaeological contractor offering a range of services for developers, commercial archaeologists, curatorial and academic clients.ARCA was founded in 2005 and is based in the Department of Archaeology, Anthropology and Geography at the University of Winchester, UK.
Our highly trained specialists combine academic expertise with experience of delivering high-quality commercial solutions. Find out more about us
Geoarchaeology is the application of earth science principlesand techniques to the understanding of the archaeological record. As such, it involves the application of specialist knowledge anda wide range of techniques.Geoarchaeological approaches can be helpful in manystages of an archaeological project, but can be particularlyuseful for:* Finding and identifying archaeological sites and features.* Understanding how sites form (“site formation processes”).* Understanding the preservation of archaeological remains.* Identifying changes in the physical landscape and environment through time.