Cultural Resource Management


 We offer a full-spectrum of CRM services


90+ Years Combined Experience

The Principal Investigator Dr. James M. Adovasio and Project Manager Allen G. Quinn have over ninety years of combined experience in traditionally funded as well as CRM projects across the United States and abroad.

Potential Services

Phase I:

Project-specific archaeological reconnaissance

Phase II:

Archaeological testing and characterization

Phase III:

Full-scale, high-resolution mitigation

The protocols employed by Allegheny GeoQuest represent the state-of-art in contemporary archaeology and can be performed in all conditions, both terrestrial and aquatic, at any time of the year to satisfy the schedules of clients.

Analytical Services

In addition to fieldwork, we also provide a full range of analytical services including:

  • Durable and non-durable artifact analyses

  • Geoarchaeological and sedimentological quantitative and qualitative characterization

  • Ecofactual (faunal and floral) studies, historic and prehistoric background research

The CRM Staff


The CRM staff have produced hundreds of site reports, project summaries, and other project-specific documents as well as a multitude of traditional publications in the form of books, book chapters, and articles in professional peer-reviewed outlets.

Field Equipment

 Allegheny GeoQuest maintains a complete array of field equipment to perform the full spectrum of field research to the most exacting standards, including the latest surveying and recording instrumentation available.


Federal, State, and Local ✓

We note with pride and pleasure that the management of the CRM division of Allegheny GeoQuest is thoroughly familiar with Federal, State and local CRM related legislation, and maintains positive and professional relationships with the relevant regulatory agencies.

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Allegheny Geoquest

1 PPG Place, PPG Pl. Plaza, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222, United States