Test pit excavation for sequence evaluation and Palaeolithic artefact recovery in Southampton area

Geoarchaeological analysis is carried out under the direction of Dr Martin Bates, who has more than 25 years’ experience of field geoarchaeology on a wide range of sites in both the UK and further afield.

Working particularly in the field of contract research for a wide variety of clients, he has produced numerous reports from sites ranging from urban to rural and terrestrial to marine.

Services provided

  • On-site advice on sequence development and sampling
  • Palaeoenvironmental analysis
  • Borehole surveys
  • Geophysical surveys and geotechnical investigations
  • Desk-top evaluations
  • Project management

For further information/advice or quotation in relation to these services, please contact:

Dr Martin Bates
Tel: +44(0)1570 424908
E-mail: m.bates@uwtsd.ac.uk