Curriculum Vitae

JAMES C. CHATTERS, Ph.D.

10322 NE 19th St.

Bothell, WA 98011

(425) 402-7004

 

EDUCATION

B.A. Anthropology Washington State University 1971

M.A. Anthropology University of Washington 1975

Ph.D. Anthropology University of Washington 1982

 

Employment EXPERIENCE

Consulting Scientist, Foster Wheeler Environmental Corporation, Bothell, Washington 2001-Current

Owner, Applied Paleoscience, Richland, Washington, 1993 - Current.

Deputy Coroner, Benton County, Washington. 1997-Current.

Research Associate, Office of Graduate Studies, Research, and Continuing Education, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Washington, 1997-current and Adjunct Asst/Assoc Professor 1981- 1989.

Senior Research Scientist, Environmental Sciences Department, Battelle-Northwest, Richland, Washington 1987-1993.

Associate Director, Central Washington Archaeological Survey, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Washington, 1982 - 1987.

Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Washington, 1980 - 1981.

Acting Director, Office of Public Archaeology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 1978 - 1980.

Zone Archaeologist, East Zone Custer National Forest, Watford City, ND fall 1977.

AWARDS

Co-Author of Outstanding Professional/Non-Student Poster Presentation, Fifty-Eighth Annual Meeting, Society for American Archaeology, St. Louis, MO, 1993.

Example Listing of Grant and Contract Awards provided on request.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Archaeological projects in Washington (east and west), Idaho, Oregon, California, Hawaii, Alaska, and Saskatchewan since 1964.

Human Osteological Analyses in Washington, Idaho, California, Nevada, Texas, Wyoming, Minnesota, Alaska, British Columbia, and Brazil.

Paleoecological projects in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, California, Kentucky, Maryland since 1975.

Example Projects (As PI only)

Site 73 Archaeological Data Recovery, Orange County, California, US Navy, Current

CA-SCL-714/H Data Recovery, Santa Clara County, California, Calpine, 2002.

Evaluation of 30 Sites in Region 5, Edwards Air Force Base, California, 2001-2002

Analysis and Repatriation of Human Remains from the Wells Project, Okanogan County, Washington, Douglas County PUD, 1993-2002.

Hells Canyon Archaeological Inventory (60 miles), Idaho and Oregon, Idaho Power Company, 1998-2000.

Central Cascades Paleoecological Project (palynology of four sites), Western Washington and Oregon. 1995-1996.

Hungry Horse Archaeological Project Investigations (palynology, geochronology), Montana, U. S. Forest Service, 1994-1995.

Dry Creek, Hells Canyon Creek, Upper Pittsburg Landing, and Kirkwood Bar Excavatons, Hells Canyon, Idaho and Oregon. U. S. Forest Service, 1993-1994.

Hanford Cultural Resource Management (numerous survey, monitoring, and testing projects), U. S. Department of Energy, 1987-1993.

Multipurpose Range Complex Excavations (data recovery), Fort Lewis, Washington, U. S. Army, 1986.

Recovery of Human Remains (3 cases, 15 individuals), Okanogan Valley, Washington, U. S. Bureau of Reclamation, 1984-1986.

Wells Reservoir Archaeological Project (mitigation excavation of 10 sites), Northeastern Washington, Douglas County P. U. D., 1983-1984 .

Columbia River Mile 590 Test Excavations (extensuve "testing" of 11 sites), Northeastern Washington, US Army Corps of Engineers and U. S Bureau of Reclamation, 1982-83

Sbabadid and Tualdad Altu Excavations (late prehistoric longhouses), Renton Washington, Private Developers, 1979-1980.

Columbia Basin Project, Inventory of Selected Parcels (125 mi2), eastern Washington, US Bureau of Reclamation 1978.

Pahsimeroi Valley Longitudinal land Use Study, southern Idaho (archaeological and paleoecological). Ph.D. Research 1973-1975

 

PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS

Publications in the Open Literature

In Preparation. A Nondestructive Technique for Measuring Growth Increments in Freshwater Bivalve Shells and its Archaeological and Paleoecological Applications. for Journal of Archaeological Science.

In Preparation. Late Quaternary Tephra Deposits in the Central Cascades of Washington and Oregon. by F.F. Foyt and J. C. Chatters. for Quaternary Research.

In Preparation. Stick Man, a Second Morphologically Anomalous, Early Holocene Skull from Eastern Washington, USA. For American Antiquity.

In Revision. Management Implications of a 1500-Year History of Fire and Succession in the Hemlock Forest of the Lower Clark Fork Valley, Northwestern Montana, USA. Ecological Applications J. C. Chatters and D. Leavell. Accepted with revisions.

In Press. Safety in Numbers: The Influence of the Bow and Arrow on Village Formation on the Columbia Plateau. In The Origins of Village Life on the Plateau of Western North America (working title), edited by W. Prentiss and I. Kiujt, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.

In Press. Systems as Individuals: Toward a Taxic Macroevolutionary Theory of Culture Change. by W. Prentiss and J. Chatters, submitted to Current Anthropology.

In Press. Kennewick Man, A Paleoamerican Skeleton from the Northwestern United States. Proceedings of the Clovis and Beyond Conference, Center for the Study of the First Americans, Corvallis.

In Press. The Evolution of Collector Systems in the Pacific Northwest Region of North America. Proceedings of the Eighth CHAGS Conference. Senri Institute of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan.

In Press. Archaeology at Deep Gully: Excavations at Two Stratified Middle Holocene Camps on Kurry Creek, Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, West Central Idaho. Archaeological Monograph 2, Idaho Historical Society, Boise, by K. Reid, J. Gallison and J. Chatters. (in galleys)

In Press. Growth Increment Analysis of Freshwater Mussel Shell from the Allen Site, Nebraska. In The Allen Site and the PaleoIndian Occupation of the Great Plains, edited by D. Bamforth, University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque.

2002 Politics Aside, These Bones Belong to Everybody. The Wall Street Journal, September 5, 2002, p. D10.

2001. Ancient Encounters; Kennewick Man and the First Americans Simon and Schuster, New York.

2000. A Second Early Holocene Skull from Eastern Washington, USA? Current Research in the Pleistocene 17.

2000. The Discovery and Initial Analysis of an Early Holocene Human Skeleton from Kennewick, Washington. American Antiquity , 65:261-316.

2000. A First American Saga: the Courts Will Decide Who Owns Kennewick Man. Scientific American Discovering Archaeology January/February 2000:69-71.

1999. The Kennewick Man: A First Multivariate Analysis. Current Research in the Pleistocene 16: 87-90

1999 Preliminary Analysis of Kennewick Man, A Paleoamerican Skeleton from the Northwestern United States, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 28:96.

1999 Review of American Beginnings: The Prehistory and Paleoecology of Beringia. (Edited by Frederick Hadleigh West) Pacific Historical Review .

1998. Radiocarbon Dates of Kennewick Man. Science 280: E. R. Taylor, D. Kirner, J. Southon, and J. Chatters.

1998. An Introduction to Plateau Prehistory. In Handbook of North American Indians: Volume XII, the Plateau. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. J. C. Chatters and D. Pokotylo.

1998 Environment. In Handbook of North American Indians: Volume XII, the Plateau. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

1998. Freshwater Mussels. In Archaeology of Prehistoric North America: An Encyclopedia, Edited by Guy Gibbon, Garland Publishing.

1998 Kennewick Man: Not Race but Human Biological History. Anthropology Newsletter 39 (2).

1997 Response to Moss, Stapp, and Longenecker. Anthropology Newsletter 38(3).

1997. Encounter with an Ancestor. Anthropology Newsletter 38(1) 9-10.

1995 A Paleoscience Approach to Estimating the Effects of Climatic Warming on Salmonid Fisheries of the Columbia River Basin. In Climate Change and Northern Fish Populations, edited by R. J. Beamish, Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences No. 121 , pp. 468-473. J. C. Chatters, V. L. Butler, M. J. Scott, D. M. Anderson and D. A. Neitzel.

1995 Bison Procurement at Tsulim: A 2100 Year-Old Kill Site on the Columbia Plateau. American Antiquity 60: 751-763. J. C. Chatters, S. K. Campbell, G. Smith, and P. E. Minthorn.

1995 Population Growth, Climatic Cooling, and the Development of Collector Strategies on the Southern Plateau, Western North America. Journal of World Prehistory 9:341-400.

1994 Effects of Coppice Dune Topography and Vegetation on Soil Water Dynamics in a Cold-Desert Ecosystem. Journal of Arid Environments 27:265-278. S. O. Link, W. J. Waugh, J. L. Downs, M. E. Thiede, J. C. Chatters, and G. W. Gee.

1994 The Role of Bone Density in Structuring Prehistoric Salmon Bone Assemblages. Journal of Archaeological Science 21: 413-424. V. L. Butler and J. C. Chatters.

1993 The Costs of Climate Change: Economic Value of Yakima River Chinook Salmon. Contemporary Policy Issues XI : 82-94. D. M. Anderson, M. J. Scott, D. A. Neitzel and J. C. Chatters.

1992 A History of Cultural Resource Management at the Hanford Site, Washington. Northwest Anthropological Research Notes 25:73-88.

1992 The Response of the Columbia River Fluvial System to Holocene Climatic Change. Quaternary Research 37:42-59. J. C. Chatters and K. A. Hoover.

1992. A Possible Case of Prehistoric Brucellosis from Northwestern America. American Journl of Physical Anthropology, Supplement 21: . J. C. Chatters and C. R. Pasternak.

1991 The Effect of Climate Change on Stream Environments: Impacts on the Salmonid Resource of the Columbia River Basin. Northwest Environmental Journal . 7(2). D. A. Neitzel, M. J. Scott, S. A. Shankle and J. C. Chatters.

1991. Potential Effects of Global Climate Change on Pacific Northwest Spring Chinook Salmon (Oncorhynchus Tschawytscha): An Exploratory Case Study. Northwest Environmental Journal 7: 71-92. J. C. Chatters, D. A. Neitzel, M. J. Scott, and S. A. Shankle.

1990 Tualdad Altu (45KI59): A Prehistoric Riverine Village in Southern Puget Sound. Archaeology in Washington 2:23-48.

1989 Hypsithermal Paleohydrology as an Analog of Greenhouse Effects on the Columbia River Basin, Washington. Geological Society of America Abstracts With Program Vol. 21, No. 6.

1989. Pacifism and the Organization of Conflict on the Plateau of Northwestern America. In Cultures in Conflict: Current Archaeological Perspectives, edited by D.C. Tkaczuk and B. C. Vivian, pp. 241-252. University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.

1989. Resource Intensification and Sedentism on the Southern Plateau. Archaeology in Washington 1: 3-19.

1989. The Antiquity of Economic Differentiation within Households in the Puget Sound Region, Northwest Coast. In Households and Communities, edited by S. Maceachern, D. J. W. Archer and R. D. Garvin, pp. 168-178. University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.

1988. Reply to Butler and Stein. Quaternary Research 29: 188-189. J. C. Chatters and K.A. Hoover.

1987. Hunter-Gatherer Adaptations and Assemblage Structure. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology.6:(336-375).

1987. Shell of Margaritifera falcata as a Source of Paleoenvironmental and Cultural data. In Archaeological Investigations at Lake Briton, California. by M. S. Kelly, E. Nilsson, and J.H. Cleland, Appendix F. Pacific Gas and Electric Company, San Francisco, California.

1986. Changing Late Holocene Flooding Frequencies on the Columbia River, Washington. Quaternary Research 26:309-320. J. C. Chatters and K.A. Hoover.

1982. Evolutionary Human Paleoecology: Climatic Change and Human Adaptation in the Upper Pahsimeroi Valley, Idaho, 2700 BP to the Present. Ph.D. dissertation, University Microfilms, Ann Arbor.

1982. Prehistoric Settlement and Land Use in the Dry Columbia Basin. Northwest Anthropological Research Notes 16:125-147.

Presentations at National and International Conferences

1999. Kennewick Man, A Paleoamerican Skeleton from the Northwestern United States. Clovis and Beyond Conference, Santa Fe, NM, November 1999.

1999. O Homem de Kennewick: Primera Analise Multivariada. Cuartas Journadas Nacionales de Antropologia Biologica. San Salvador de Jujuy, Argentina, October 26-29, 1999.

1998. Hunter-Gatherer Culture Change in the Long Term: A Macroevolutionary Perspective. Paper presented at the 8th International Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies, Aomori, Japan. W. Prentiss and J. Chatters.

1998. Systems as Individuals: Macroevolution and Culture Change. Paper Presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Seattle. W. Prentiss and J. Chatters.

1998. Kennewick Man: Evidence for a Complex History of Immigration to the Americas? Invited paper Presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Seattle.

1996. Taking the Long View: Geological, Paleontological and Archaeological Evidence of Salmon Population Dymanics during the Holocene. Sustainable Fisheries Conference, Victoria BC, May.

1996. Anthropogenic Fire: Applying the Artifact Concept. Invited paper presented in the "Burning Issues" symposium at the sixtieth Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, New Orleans. J. C. Chatters and D. Leavell.

1996. The Evolution of Household-Level Economic Organization on the Northwest Coast. Invited paper presented at the sixtieth Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, New Orleans.

1995. Resource Intensification and Demography on the Plateau of Western North America. Paper presented at the sixtieth Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Minneapolis. Symposium co-organizer and co-chair.

1993. Bison, Salmon Productivity, and the Development of Southern Plateau Settlement Systems. Invited paper presented at the fifty-eighth Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, St. Louis, MO.

1993. The Role of Bone Density in Structuring Prehistoric Salmon Bone Assemblages. Poster presentation at the fifty-eighth Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, St. Louis, MO. V. L. Butler and J. C. Chatters. (reprised in 1994).

1992. Climate, Steppe, and River: Contrasting Influences on the Prehistoric Cultures of the Columbia Basin. Plenary Session presentation, Society for Range Management International Meeting, Spokane, Washington.

1992. A Possible Case of Prehistoric Brucellosis from Northwestern America. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Las Vegas, Nevada. J. C. Chatters and C. R. Pasternak.

1992 The Costs of Climate Change: Economic Value of Yakima River Chinook Salmon. Presented at the Western Economic Association International Conference, San Francisco, CA July 12, 1992. D. M. Anderson, M. J. Scott, D. A. Neitzel and J. C. Chatters.

1992. Freshwater Biota as Proxy Indicators for Temperature and Flow Characteristics of Ancient Fluvial Systems. Presented at the International Union for Quaternary Research Symposium on Continental Paleohydrology. Krakow, Poland September 8-13, 1992.

1992. A Paleoscience Approach to Estimating the Effects of Climatic Warming on Salmonid Fisheries of the Columbia River System, Western North America. Presented at the International Symposium on Climate and Northern Fish Populations, Vancouver, B.C., Canada. J. C. Chatters, D. N. Neitzel, V. L. Butler, M. J. Scott, and D. Anderson.

1990. Climatic Cooling and the Development of Collector Strategies on the Southern Plateau. Presented in the symposium "Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherers of the Interior Plateau of Northwestern America". Fifty-fifth Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Las Vegas, Nevada (also symposium organizer and chairman).

1990. A Nondestructive Technique for Measuring Growth Increments in Freshwater Bivalve Shells and its Archaeological and Paleoecological Applications. Presented at the Sixth International Conference of the International Congress for Archaezoology, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C.

1989. Archaeology and Waste Management, Prospects and Limitations. Invited paper, Future Oriented Archaeology Symposium, Circum-Pacific Prehistory Conference, Seattle, Washington.

1988. Resource Intensification and Sedentariness on the Columbia Plateau. Invited paper presented in the symposium "Recent Investigations in the Interior Plateau Culture Area of Northwestern North America" at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Canadian Archaeological Association, Whistler, British Columbia.

1988. The Response of the Columbia River System to Holocene Climatic Change. Paper presented at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, Denver. J. C. Chatters and K. A. Hoover. Abstract published.

1988. Archaeological Evidence for Economic Differentiation Within Households: Puget Sound. Paper presented at the 21st annual Chacmool Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

1987. Pacifism and Conflict on the Columbia Plateau of Northwestern America. Invited paper presented at the 20th annual Chacmool Conference "Cultures in Conflict", Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

1987. Nuclear Waste, Indian Traditions and Cultural Resources Management. Invited paper presented in the "Nuclear Waste and the Practice of Anthropology" symposium at the Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association , Chicago.

1985. Hunter-Gatherer Adaptations and Site Structure, an Evaluation of Dimensions. Presented in the "Beyond Ethnoarchaeology" symposium, 50th Annual Meeting for the Society of American Archaeology, Denver (also symposium organizer and chairman).

1981. The Application of Coring Techniques in Inventory, Assessment and the Formulation of Excavation Strategy. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Diego.

1976. A Method for the Study of Dynamic, Culture-Environment Interaction. Paper presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, St. Louis.

1972. The Effect of Early Russian Contact on the Aleut Population. Invited paper presented at the "Recent Aleutian Fieldwork" symposium, 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Bar Harbor, MI

Published Reports

2002. Test Excavations at 30 sites in Region 5, Edwards Air Force Base, Lancaster, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino Counties, California. Prepared for The Sacramento District, Corps of Engineers by Foster Wheeler Environmental Corporation, Bothell Washington. James. C. Chatters, Douglas Davy, John Fogerty, and Dorothy Fleming.

1999. Mollusk Shell Assemblages from Seven Archaeological Sites in Owens Valley, Inyo County, California. In The changing Role of Riverine Environments in the Prehistory of the Central-West Great Basin ... by M. Delacourt, pp. 339-358. Far Western Archaeological Research Group, Davis, CA.

1998. The Central Cascades Paleoecological Project: Palynological Investigations at Four Sites in the Gifford Pinchot and Mount Hood National Forests, Washington and Oregon. Research Report P9, Applied Paleoscience, Richland, Washington.

1998. Faunal Analysis. In Archaeological Data Recovery Excavations, Bugge Spit Site, 45-JE-06 . by D. M. Davy and J. Nachmanoff, Appendix D. Foster Wheeler Environmental Corporation, Sacramento.

1998. 3 chapters: Research Objectives; River Mussel Exploitation; and Conclusions: Environment, Population, and Human Adaptation on the Middle Pit River. In Prehistory of the Middle Pit River, Northeastern California, edited by J. C. Cleland, KEA Inc., San Diego, CA. In collaboration with J. C. Cleland.

1996. Paleoecology and Geochronology of Hungry Horse Reservoir, Flathead National Forest, Montana: A First Approximation. Research Report P7, Applied Paleoscience, Richland, Washington.

1995. Analysis of faunal remains from test excavations at Bugge Spit (45JE06). In Archaeological Test Excavations at the Bugge Spit Site-45-JE-06. Ebasco Environmental Corporation (Foster Wheeler Environmental), Bellevue, WA.

1994. The Late Cascade faunal assemblage from 10IH1892E. In Archaeology at Deep Gully: Excavations at Two Stratified Middle Holocene Camps on Kurry Creek, Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, West Central Idaho. By K. Reid and J. D. Gallison, Rain Shadow Research Project Report No. 19, Appendix C. Pullman, Washington.

1994. Smeads Bench Bog: A 1500-Year History of Fire and Succession in the Hemlock Forest of the Lower Clark Fork Valley, Northwest Montana. Research Report P1, North American PaleoScience, Richland, Washington. J. C. Chatters and D. Leavell.

1993. Long-Term Climate Change Assessment Study Plan for the Hanford Site Permanent Isolation Barrier Development Program. WHC-EP-0569. National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA. K. L. Petersen, J. C. Chatters, and W. J. Waugh.

1993. Effects of Climate Change on Pacific Northwest Water-Related Resources: Summary of Preliminary Findings. PNL-8987. NTIS. Springfield, VA. M. J. Scott, R. D. Sands, L. W. Vail, J. C. Chatters, D. A. Neitzel, and S. A. Shankle.

1993. Analysis of Faunal Remains from Cache Creek and Kirkwood Bar. In Test Excavations at Cache Creek (FS 6N47E-23-07), Oregon, and Kirkwood Bar (10IH699), Idaho, Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, Wallowa Whitman National Forest. By K. C. Reid and J. D. Gallison, Appendix A. Rain Shadow Research Project Report No. 15, Pullman, Washington.

1992. Hanford Cultural Resources Laboratory Annual Report for Fiscal Year 1991. PNL-8101. NTIS, Springfield, VA. J. C. Chatters, H. A. Gard, and P. E. Minthorn.

1992. Fiscal Year 1991 Report on Archaeological Surveys of the 100 Areas, Hanford Site, Washington. PNL-8143 NTIS. Springfield, VA. J. C. Chatters and H. A. Gard.

1991. Analysis of Margaritifera falcata shell from site 35KL677, Klamath County, Oregon. In Archaeological Investigations at the Williamson River Bridge Site (35KL677): A Riverside Fishing Camp in Klamath County, Oregon. By R. D. Cheatham. Appendix D. Oregon State Museum of Anthropology Report 91-7, University of Oregon, Eugene.

1991. Archaeological Mounds as Analogs of Engineered Covers for Waste Disposal: Literature Review and Progress Report. PNL-7718. NTIS. J. C. Chatters , H. A. Gard and P.E. Minthorn. J. C. Chatters and H. A. Gard.

1991. Cultural Resources Inventory and Evaluation for Science City, Conducted for Expansion of the Maui Space Surveillance Site, Haleakala, Maui, Hawaii. PNL 7769. Pacific Northwest Laboratory, Richland, Washington.

1991. Hanford Cultural Resources Laboratory Annual Report for Fiscal Year 1990. PNL-7853. NTIS. J. C. Chatters, H. A. Gard, and P. E. Minthorn.

1990 Strategy for Identifying Natural Analogs of the Long-Term Performance of Low-Level Waste Disposal Sites PNL-7302. NTIS. by J. C. Chatters, W. J Waugh, M. G. Foley, and C. T. Kincaid.

1990. Analysis of bivalve shell from site 45WT134, Whitman County, Washington. In Archaeological Data Recovery at Hatiupuh, 45WT134, Whitman County, Washington. By D. Brauner, R.L. Lyman, H. Gard, S. Matz, and R. McClelland, Appendix B. Department of Anthropology, Oregon State University, Corvallis.

1989 Hanford Cultural Resources Management Plan (PNL-6942). NTIS. Editor.

1987. The Cemetery at Sntlxwenewexwtn. Central Washington Archaeological Survey Archaeological Report 87-1. Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Washington. J. C. Chatters and M. W. Zweifel.

1987. Archaeological Excavations in the Multipurpose Range Complex, Yakima Firing Center, Washington. Central Washington Archaeological Survey Archaeological Report 87-2. Central Washington University, Ellensburg. J. C. Chatters and M. W. Zweifel.

1986. The Ellisford Cremations: Internecine Hostilities in the 5th century A.D. Central Washington Archaeological Survey. Archaeological Report 86-1. Central Washington University, Ellensburg.

1986. Test Excavation and Evaluation of Ten Prehistoric Archaeological Sites in the Multipurpose Range Complex, Yakima Firing Center, Washington. Central Washington Archaeological Survey. Archaeological Report 86-2, Central Washington University, Ellensburg. J.C. Chatters and James R. Benson.

1986. Overview and Inventory of Cultural Resources in the Malheur Basin Project, Southeastern Oregon. Central Washington Archaeological Survey, Archaeological Report 86-3. Central Washington University, Ellensburg. J. C. Chatters, P. Buck and D. Rhode.

1986. The Wells Reservoir Archaeological Project. 2 Volumes. Central Washington Archaeological Survey, Archaeological Report 86-6. Central Washington University, Ellensburg. Author Vol. 1, Editor Vol. 2.

1985. Forensic Analysis of a Prehistoric Interment, Bonaparte Creek, Okanogan Co., Washington. Central Washington Archaeological Survey. Archaeological Report, 85-1, Central Washington University, Ellensburg.

1984. Human Adaptations along the Upper Columbia River, 4700-1600 BP. Central Washington University, Graduate Studies and Research, Research Reports, 84-1, Ellensburg.

1984. Dimensions of Site Structure: The Archaeological Record from Two Sites in Okanogan County, Washington. U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, Seattle.

1981. Excavations at 45SN48N and 45SN49A, Snohomish County, Washington. University of Washington, Office of Public Archaeology, Reports in Highway Archaeology, No. 6. Seattle.

1980. Cultural Resources of the Columbia Basin Project: An Inventory of Selected Parcels. University of Washington, Office of Public Archaeology, Reconnaissance Report No. 32. Seattle.

1979. Survey of Evaluation of Cultural Resources along Crab Creek and Dry Coulee, Grant County, Washington. University of Washington, Office of Public Archaeology, Reconnaissance Report No. 22. Seattle.

1979. Exploratory Excavations at the Wa-pai-xie Archaeological Site Complex (45KT241). University of Washington, Office of Public Archaeology, Reconnaissance Report No. 23. Seattle.

1979. Test Excavations: 45SN29, 45SN48, and 45SN49, Snohomish County, Washington. University of Washington, Office of Public Archaeology, Reports in Highway Archaeology, No. 4. Seattle. James C. Chatters and Gail S. Thompson.

1976. The Pahsimeroi Valley Longitudinal Land Use Study. Archaeological Reports No. 4. U.S. Forest Service, Ogden, Utah.

 

Newsletter Notes

1987. Paleoecology, Washington. The Thunderbird: Archaeological News of the Northwest 7(5/6):2-9.

1984. Magnetic surveying in the Columbia River Valley. The Thunderbird: Archaeological News of the Northwest 4(7):6-7 by Robert Huggins and James C. Chatters.

1984. Wells Reservoir Archaeological Project, 1984. The Thunderbird: Archaeological News of the Northwest 5(2):2-3.

1982. Chief Joseph Dam cultural resource testing, a preliminary report on CWAS discoveries, 1982. The Thunderbird: Archaeological News of the Northwest 3(2):1-2

Audiovisual Productions

1977. The Cutting Edge. Film strip on stone tool technology for use in middle school anthropology curriculum. Pacific Science Center, Inc., Seattle, Washington. Accepted into Washington State Middle School curriculum P.A.S.T., 1979.

Papers at Regional Conferences

1997. Taking the long View: Evidence of Salmon Population Dynamics During the Holocene. Paper presented at the Northwest Anthropological Conference, Ellensburg, Washington, April 17 1997.

1995. Middle Holocene Faunal Exploitation in Hells Canyon and the Broad-Spectrum conception of Cascade Phase Subsistence. Paper presented at the Northwest Anthropological Conference, Portland, Oregon, April , 1995. J. C. Chatters, K.C. Reid and J. D. Gallison.

1995. An Early and Middle Holocene Pollen Record From Odell Lake, Klamath County, Oregon: a Preliminary Report. Poster presented at the Northwest Anthropological Conference, Portland, Oregon, April , 1995.

1994. The Archaeology of Archaeologists: Re-excavation of a Late Prehistoric Pithouse in Hell's Canyon. Paper presented at the Northwest Anthropological Conference, Spokane, Washington, April 2, 1994. J. C. Chatters and S. Hackenberger.

1993. Incorporating Environmental Change into Predictive Cultural Resource Models. Invited paper presented at the Northwest Anthropological Conference, Bellingham, Washington, April , 1993.

1992. Seasonality of Human Habitation in Hells Canyon. Invited paper presented at the Northwest Anthropological Conference, Burnaby, British Columbia, April 16-18, 1992.

1992. Bison, Salmon Productivity, and Settlement of the Southern Plateau Uplands. Paper presented at the Northwest Anthropological Conference, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada April 18, 1992.

1992. Application of Geographic information Systems Analysis to Quaternary Eolian Activity at the Hanford Site, Washington. Paper presented at the Northwest Regional Meeting of the Geological Society of America. Eugene, Oregon, May 1992. L. D. Stetler, D. R. Gaylord, G. D. Smith, and J. C. Chatters.

1991. Research into prehistoric bivalve use in the interior Northwest. Paper presented at the Northwest Anthropological Conference, Missoula, Montana, March, 1991.

1991. Holocene and Recent Dune Activity at the Hanford Site, Washington. Poster Presentation, Pacific Northwest Division, American Geophysical Union Conference, Richland, Washington, September 18-20, 1991. D.R. Gaylord, L. D. Stetler, G. D. Smith, and J. C. Chatters.

1989. Human Remains as a Source of Scientific Data. Invited Paper presented at the Northwest Anthropological Conference. March 24, 1989, Cheney, WA.

1989. The Gable Mountain experience. Presented at the 4th annual Northwest Conference for Cultural Preservation, Sponsored by the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Pendleton, OR, October 26, 1989.

1988. Paleoecology of the Columbia Basin region. Guest address, Northwest Section of the Society for Range Management, Chelan, Washington.

1987. Plateau pacifism, end of the myth. Paper presented at the 40th Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference, Glenneden Beach, Oregon.

1987. Seasonality and intensity of mussel collection on the late prehistoric Pit River, California. Paper presented at the 21st Annual Meeting Of the Society for California Archaeology, Fresno.

1984. Impact of prey behavior on the size of hunting parties: an archaeological example from the Central Rockies. Invited paper presented in the Mountains as Human Habitat Symposium at the 37th Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference, Cheney.

1984. An introduction to the Wells Reservoir Archaeological Project. Paper presented at the 37th Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference, Cheney. (Symposium Organizer).

1983. Climatic change and human adaptation in the Upper Pahsimeroi Valley, Idaho. Paper presented at the 36th Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference, Boise.

1983. Riverine environments and human occupancy on the Upper Columbia, 4500-2500 BP. Paper presented at the 36th Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference, Boise.

1983. Discussant: Biophysical environment. Chief Joseph Dam Cultural Resources Symposium, 36th Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference, Boise.

1982. Archaeology of the Black River Duwamish: An introduction to sites 45KI51 and 45KI49. Paper presented at the 35th Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference, Burnaby, B.C., Canada. (Symposium Organizer).

1982. Systemic change during the contact period in the Lower Duwamish Basin. Paper presented at the 35th Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference, Burnaby, B.C., Canada.

1981. Rise of the arrow: an evolutionary perspective on the replacement of the atlatl and dart by bow and arrow. Paper presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Idaho Archaeological Society, Moscow.

1980. On the utility of paleontological and palynological data for the reconstruction of paleoclimate. Invited paper presented at the 33rd Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference, Bellingham.

1980. Excavations at the Sba'badid Site (45KI51) King County, Washington. Research report presented at the 33rd Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference, Bellingham.

1978. An approach to the study of historic and prehistoric cultural ecology: An example from central Idaho. Invited paper presented in the Ethnobiology Symposium, 31st Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference, Pullman.

1976. The Schultz Marsh Site: A multi-component seasonal round occupation of the Lower Columbia River uplands. Paper presented at the 29th Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference, Ellensburg.

1976. The definition of artifact and the distinction of cultural from noncultural bone in archaeological contexts. Invited paper presented at the Faunal Analysis Symposium, 29th Annual Northwest Anthropological Conference, Ellensburg.

1974. The relationship between Pinon and California and Nevada Shoshonean population size. Paper presented at the 14th Annual Great Basin Anthropological Conference, Carson City.

 

 

Selected Unpublished Reports

2002. Osteoarchaeology and Mortuary Practices of the Sinkaietk: Analysis and Repatriation of Cemetery Collections from the Wells Project, Okanogan County, Washington. Report Prepared for Douglas County PUD, East Wenatchee, Washington, by Applied Paleoscience, Bothell, Washington.

2002 Heritage Resources Survey and Evaluation of Rosaschi Ranch, Lyon County Sparks, Nevada, by Foster WheelerEnvironmental Corporation, Bothell, Washington. Editor

2002 The Archaeological Survey of Hells Canyon, from Hells Canyon Dam to the Mouth of the Salmon River. Idaho Power Company, Boise, Idaho.

1997. Kirkwood Bar: Passports in Time Excavations at 10IH699 in the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, Wallowa, Whitman National Forest. Rainshadow Research Project Report No. 28 and Applied Paleoscience Project Report No. F-6. K. C. Reid and J. C. Chatters.

1995. Harding Lake: A Study of Fire, Succession, and Sedimentation Since 350 A.D. in the Subalpine fir Forests of The Yaak River, Northwestern Montana. Research Report P4, Applied Paleoscience, Richland, Washington. J. C. Chatters and D. Leavell.

1989. Paleoecology and Paleoclimates of the Columbia Basin, Northwest America. PNL-SA-18715 Pacific Northwest Laboratory, Richland, Washington.

1988. Tualdad Altu: A 4th Century Village on the Black River, King County, Washington. First City Equities, Seattle, Washington.

1986. Archaeological Predictive Modeling: The Yakima Firing Center. (Part II) Central Washingon University, Central Washington Archaeological Survey, Geographic Information Systems Laboratory, Ellensburg. Draft report prepared for U. S. Army, Fort Lewis.

1981. Archaeology of the Sba'badid Site 45KI51, King County, Washington. Office of Public Archaeology, University of Washington, Seattle.

COURSES TAUGHT

Archaeological Field Methods

Archaeological Method and Theory

Archaeology of North America

Archaeology of Western North America

Cultural Resource Management (Graduate)

Paleoecological Methods (faunal analysis, palynology, geomorphology, etc)

Forensic Anthropology Field School (Graduates and Undergraduates)

Human Evolution and Fossil Man

Introduction to Archaeology

Introduction to Physical Anthropology

Methods of Archaeological Analysis

Paleoecology

Primitive Technology

Research/Lab in Bioanthropology (Osteological methods)

TOPICAL INTERESTS

Evolutionary Theory of Culture Change--Hunter Gatherers

Bioarchaeology (Paleopathology/Paleonutrition, Biomechanics)

Peopling of the Americas

Zooarchaeology (Fish, Shellfish primarily)

Paleoecology (Forest Dynamics, Fisheries Dynamics and Paleohydrology)

Forensic Anthropology

Applied Research

REGIONAL INTERESTS

Western Hemisphere (Primarily Western North America)