With more than 75 years combined experience in eastern North American archaeology, our staff offers extensive qualifications in completing compliance and research projects and meeting state, federal, and professional guidelines. We are on the Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology (DHPA) list of qualified professionals and are prequalified to conduct projects for the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) in archaeology, and architectural history.

AAL has conducted several thousand CRM field, research, and literature review projects. We work with a wide variety of public and private groups to meet regulatory requirements. We have successfully managed over $2.2 million in contracts and grants since 2014.

We are committed to the highest quality, timely, and professional products. Our staff and research fellows have expertise in the following areas:

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Cultural Resource Management

Archaeological Sensitivity Analysis and Modeling
Phase I Archaeological Identification Survey
Phase II Archaeological Evaluations
Phase III Archaeological Data Recovery Excavation
Battlefield Research and Landscape Analysis
GIS Analysis and Data Modeling
Archival Research
Grant Development and Writing
Statistical Analysis
Property History
Project Management
Interpretive Planning, including Wayside Exhibits, Museum Exhibits, and digital StoryMaps
Architectural History
Preservation Planning
Human Osteological Analysis
Excavation and Recording
Descendant Communities, including American Indian and NAGPRA Consultation
Specialized Artifact Analysis
Cataloging and Curation Services
3D Scanning and Printing


Environmental Specialties

Landscape Assessment and Analysis
Phosphate Testing and Analysis
Faunal Analysis
X-Ray Diffraction
Clay Identification


Geophysical Survey

Electrical Resistivity
Magnetic Gradiometry
Magnetic Susceptibility
Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)

Please contact us to see how we can meet your cultural resource needs.