Professor Glassow is investigating cultural responses to environmental changes
occurring between 7000 and 4000 years ago in the Santa Barbara Channel region
of California. He has been undertaking fieldwork at sites along the coastal
mainland and on Santa Cruz Island dating to this time interval and is currently
involved with processing collections from these sites.
Contemporary Archaeological Approaches to
Rock Art Recording & Conservation Strategies in Southern California:
Sample of Publications
- Purisemeno Chumash Prehistory, Maritime Adaptations along the
Southern California Coast. Case Studies in Archaeology. Harcourt
Brace, Fort Worth, 1996.
- "Development of Maritime Adaptations during the Middle Holocene
of the California Coast." Revista de Arqueología Americana
16:155-182. (issued in 2000)1999.
- "Prehistoric Chronology and Environmental Change at the Punta
Arena Site, Santa Cruz Island, California." Proceedings of the
Fifth California Islands Symposium, edited by D. R. Brown, H.W.
Chaney, and K.L. Mitchell. OCS Study, MMS 99-0038, pp. 555-562. U.S.
Department of Interior, Minerals Management Service, Camarillo, CA.
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