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29 results found for: culture and tourism

Audience: Scientists

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May 29, 2019

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The Alberta Tourism Market Monitor tracks tourism related indicators for the province of Alberta including but not limited to: Accommodation occupancy rates and average daily room rates Air passenger enplanements and deplanements National Park visits Historic sites and museum attendance figures...


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February 20, 2019

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This archaeology paper describes work at a stratified site in Jasper National Park, Alberta. Aeolian silts covering the terrace at this site (243R) contained evidence of five cultural components. Radiocarbon dates and recovered projectile points suggest that occupations occurred during the Early,...


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January 16, 2019

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This archaeology paper presents several technological resources available to practising archaeologists in culture resource management and academia. The paper discusses how remote sensing methods can enhance documentation of archaeological sites and their interpretation.


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January 16, 2019

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This archaeology paper discusses an artifact type used in pre-contact and historic decoration. Elk ivory pendants adorned clothing and had significant symbolic value for cultural groups in Alberta.


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December 14, 2018

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Stone production debris (debitage) is the most common artifact type found at archaeological sites in North America. A significant time investment is required to catalogue debitage from large assemblages. Conventional thought holds that, because lithic tool manufacture is reductive, the attributes...


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December 14, 2018

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The Vertical Series type of Indigenous rock art is found at only a handful of sites across the northern Great Plains. Discovery of a new site is therefore significant. In 2012 the Glenwood Erratic in southwestern Alberta was reported as a heavily vandalized rock art site. Inspection, however,...


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October 1, 2018

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Summarizes the status and gaps of Alberta's native trees with respect to forest genetic resources in their natural habitats around the province. A summary of the characteristics of each of Alberta's native tree species is included, including relevant genetic information. This second edition...


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March 1, 2018

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Describes the goals and purpose of the Archaeological Survey of Alberta occasional paper series and the guidelines, style guide and submission instructions for contributing a manuscript for inclusion in the series.


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March 8, 2012

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The present paper incorporates the information in last year’s report along with that gathered in 2011. It also includes a number of redeterminations and additions to the information in the earlier reports Further, it follows the up-to-date order and taxonomy of Pohl et al. (2010), rather than...


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March 8, 2012

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The writer, now retired and living in Erskine, Alberta, has had a long-time interest in the natural flora and fauna of the province. In the spring of 2000, he commenced an examination of the moths of south-central Alberta, the purpose of which was to document the species present in various...