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About Us

Our Statement of Qualifications, facilities, and capabilities

Annual Reports

A summary of the past year’s projects and activities


Read about the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

Collections Facility

ASC’s David A. Fredrickson Collections Facility is one of the largest such facilities in northern California.

Consulting Services

ASC provides a variety of archaeological services

Contact Info &
Directions to ASC

How to contact us and directions to ASC


Cultural Resource Management involves inventorying sites, evaluating them, and sometimes mitigating the adverse effects of development projects and construction. ASC staff has extensive experience in CRM.


How will ASC fit into your CRM education? Learn about scholarship and grant opportunities

Flotation Services

ASC is equipped and experienced to offer flotation services using a Model A Flot-Tech flotation machine, which can quickly and easily processes a large number of soil or sediments samples. Our services include flotation, sorting, and preparation for identification.

& Outreach

ASC Interpretive and Outreach services

Mission Statement

ASC’s raison d’etre


ASC complies with the federally mandated Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA).


Partial staff list


Highlighted Projects – to learn about other projects see the annual report


A list of reports available from the ASC

Putting the "There" There: Historical
Archaeologies of
West Oakland

The I-880 Cypress Freeway Replacement, a project of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 4, involved the reconstruction of a 3.1-mile section of freeway in Oakland and Emeryville, California.


Scholarship & grant opportunities

Section 106

Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA) requires Federal agencies to take into account the effects of their undertakings on historic properties.


A Microsoft Access database system to catalog artifacts from mid-19th to early-20th-century archaeological sites.

Web Projects

ASC-created Web sites

Web Links

Some other web sites you might find useful (please note these are not affiliated with the ASC, and we are not responsible for their content)