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Dr. Teresa Wriston
Assistant Research Professor Anthropology

Keywords

geoarchaeology, geoarchaeologist, archaeological science, stable isotopes, hunter-gatherer studies, archaeological sensitivity modeling, environmental reconstruction, climate change, archeology, photogrammetry, RTI, UAS, Geoprobe, GPR, virtual tours, digital preservation

 

Publications
2023
Wriston, T. A., Adams, K. D., Rhode, D. E., Estes, M. (2023). LCAI Meadow Valley Wash: Our current understanding of its alluvial and wetland history and its effect on archaeological site distribution, Lincoln County, Nevada, II, 167 pp., Report No. 8111 NV04-19-2230 (Volume II of II). Report on file at BLM Ely, NV District Office.

Neudorf, C.M., Wriston, T. A. (2023). Applying Luminescence Dating to Pluvial Lake Gravels in Lincoln County, Nevada, 133 pp., BLM Report No. 8111 CRR NV 040-21-2283. Report on file at BLM Ely, NV District Office.

Wriston, T. A., Chellman, N. J. (2023). Remote Sensing at Midas Cemetery: Using GPR and sUAS-Mounted Sensors to Find Graves, Midas, Elko County, NV, 87 pp., Sponsored by Friends of Midas.

2022
Wriston, T. A. (2022). Pleistocene pluvial lakesChapter : . In , Oregon Encyclopedia. Oregon Historical Society

Wriston, T. A., Smith, G. M. (2022). Smith, G. M. (Ed.) Chapter 3: The History of Lake Warner. In Smith, G. M. (Ed.), In the Shadow of the Steamboat: A Natural and Cultural History of North Warner Valley, Oregon, 20-34. The University of Utah Press: Salt Lake City, UT.

Smith, G. M., Wriston, T. A., Pattee, D. D. (2022). Smith, G. M. (Ed.) Chapter 13: Survey Results. In Smith, G. M. (Ed.), In the Shadow of the Steamboat: A Natural and Cultural History of North Warner Valley, Oregon, 137-168. The University of Utah Press: Salt Lake City, UT.

Wygal, B. T., Krasinski, K. E., Metcalfe, J. Z., McMahan, D., Holmes, C. E., Crass, B. A., Wriston, T. A., Shirazi, S., Shapiro, B., Holt, E. A., Tullo, D. (2022). A Late Pleistocene Hair Raises Questions about Human/Mammoth Interactions in Eastern Beringia, Environmental Archaeology, https://doi.org/10.1080/14614103.2022.2031836

Estes, M., Wriston, T. A. (2022). LCAI Meadow Valley Wash 2021 Archaeological Research, Volume I Archaeological Report, I, 1,254 pp., BLM Report No. 8111 NV04-19-2230 (Volume I of II). Report on file at BLM Ely, NV District Office.

Wriston, T. A. (2022). Geoarchaeological Assessment of Four Archaeological Sites within the Goldbar Project Area, Eureka County, NV, 13 pp., Submitted to Kautz Environmental Consultants, Reno, NV.

Wriston, T. A. (2022). Geoarchaeological Assessment of Site 26Wa1441 within the Pleasant Valley Reach 3 Interceptor Project: Description and Interpretation of Sampled Trench and Excavation Profiles. Washoe County, NV., 36 pp., Submitted to Kautz Environmental Consultants, Reno, NV.

2021
Wriston, T. A. (2021). USACE Willamette Valley Project Area Archaeological Context and Research Design, 164 pp., Submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland Field Office.

2020
Bradley, E. J., Smith, G. M., Wriston, T. A. (2020). Possible Paleoindian Geophyte Use in Hawksy Walksy Valley, Oregon., Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology, 40 (2), 129-143

Adams, K. D., Page, D. J., Hartshorn, E. J., Sabol, D. E., Wriston, T. A., McDonald, E. V. (2020). Summary of the Development of a Landform Map for the Western U.S. for Areas Prone to Dust, 16. U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

Wriston, T. A., Lancaster, J., Haynes, G., Page, D. J. (2020). Precontact Archaeological Overview of the USACE Willamette Valley Project Area and Initial Pedestrian Survey at Fern Ridge Reservoir

Wriston, T. A., Adams, K. D. (2020). LCAI Coal Valley Archaeological and Geomorphological Research: Pluvial Lake Coal and Paleoindians, 1,341 pp., BLM Report No. 8111 NV-04-17-2170. Report on file BLM Ely, NV District Office.

Wriston, T. A. (2020). Geoarchaeological Assessment of a portion of the Steamboat Eastside Project, 20 pp., Submitted to Kautz Environmental Consultants, Reno, NV.

Wriston, T. A. (2020). Geoarchaeological Assessment of the Depth of Archaeological Site Wa1441 within the Pleasant Valley Reach 3 Interceptor Project, 10 pp., Submitted to Kautz Environmental Consultants, Reno, NV.

2019
Wriston, T. A. (2019). Geoarchaeological assessment of a select sample of units from the Steamboat Apartment’s project area excavations, south Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, Submitted to Kautz Environmental Consultants, Reno, NV.

2018
Wriston, T. A., Haynes, G. (2018). Sediments, soils, and the expansion of farmers into a forager’s world: A geoarchaeological study of the mid-to-late Holocene in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe, Quaternary International (466), 324-340. Elsevier Ltd and INQUA

Rhode, D. E., Wriston, T. A. (2018). A Class III Cultural Resource Inventory of a Proposed Hillside Target Area in Range 77, Nevada Test and Training Range, Nye County, Nevada, Submitted to Nellis AFB and US Army Corps of Engineers for Project W9128F-17-2-0037.

Smith, G. M., Wriston, T. A. (2018). Diachronic Variability in Prehistoric Land Use in the Northern Warner Valley Study Area: The Results of Three Years of Investigation, GBPRU Technical Report 18-1. Submitted to Bureau of Land Management, Lakeview Field Office, Oregon.

Wriston, T. A. (2018). Appended Geoarchaeological Summary of Select Archaeological Sites Excavated Within the Steamboat Project Area, Washoe County, Nevada, Submitted to Kautz Environmental Consultants, Reno, NV.

Vierra, B., Wriston, T. A. (2018). A Cultural Resource Inventory of Two Battlefields of the AD 1860 Pyramid Lake Indian Wars, Washoe County, Nevada, Submitted to the Tribal Historic Preservation Office, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, Nixon, NV and the American Battlefield Protection Program, Washington D.C.

2017
Wriston, T. A., Smith, G. M. (2017). Late Pleistocene to Holocene history of Lake Warner and its prehistoric occupations, Warner Valley, Oregon (USA), Quaternary Research, 88, 491-513. Cambridge University Press, 10.1017//qua.2017.59

Wriston, T. A. (2017). Geoarchaeological Summary of Select Archaeological Sites Excavated within the Steamboat Project Area, Washoe County, Nevada, Submitted to Kautz Environmental Consultants, Inc. Reno, NV.

Wriston, T. A. (2017). Geoarchaeological Assessment of South Winnemucca Lake and Mud Lake Slough in Relation to the Mud Lake Massacre of AD 1865, Submitted to the Tribal Historic Preservation Office, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, Nixon, NV.

2016
Wriston, T. A. (2016). A Geoarchaeological Stratigraphic Sample at Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge, Submitted to Bob Vierra Consulting, Reno, NV.

Ingbar, E. E., Wriston, T. A. (2016). Owhyee Land Exchange Cultural Resource Model Version 3, Submitted to the Idaho State Office of the Bureau of Land Management, Boise. BLM Report/Contract Number: L15PD00996

2015
Smith, G., Wriston, T. A., Pattee, D. D., Felling, D. C. (2015). The Surface Paleoindian Record of Northern Warner Valley, Oregon, and Its Bearing on the Temporal and Cultural Separation of Clovis and Western Stemmed Points in the Northern Great Basin, Paleoamerica, 1 (4), 360-373

Wriston, T. A. (2015). Geoarchaeological Assessment of Select Steamboat Project Archaeological Sites, Washoe County, Nevada, Prepared for Kautz Environmental Consulting, Reno, Nevada.

Conference Proceedings
2023
Neudorf, C.M., Wriston, T. A., Jenkins, G. T., Huot, S. (2023). The Luminescence Dating Potential of Pebbles from Pluvial Lake Beach Deposits: Preliminary Results from the Great Basin, USAChapter : . In , Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 55 (4). GSA Cordilleran Section – 119th Annual Meeting: Reno, NV, 10.1130/abs/2023CD-387332

Wriston, T. A., Adams, K. D., Rhode, D. E., Estes, M. (2023). Landforms matter: A geoarchaeological approach to Meadow Valley Wash archaeology. The 38th Great Basin Anthropological Conference: Bend, OR, October 18, 2023-October 21, 2023

Wriston, T. A. (2023). The ROC (Rockshelters, Overhangs, and Caves) of Lincoln County, Nevada. The 38th Great Basin Anthropological Conference: Bend, OR, October 18, 2023-October 21, 2023

Wriston, T. A., Adams, K. D., Rhode, D. E., Estes, M. (2023). The Aerial Perspective: Using sUAS-mounted sensors to analyze known archaeological sites in Lincoln County, Nevada. The 38th Great Basin Anthropological Conference: Bend, OR, October 18, 2023-October 21, 2023

Wriston, T. A. (2023). Geoarchaeology: A Brief Overview for Tribal Monitors, Virtual 40-minute workshop for Tribal Monitor Training sponsored by the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe and Nevada State Museum, Carson City, NV.

Wriston, T. A., Neudorf, C.M., Haynes, G. (2023). Luminescence Age Calculation Models, Termites, and Dune History in the Northern Kalahari Desert, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. A Tribute to the Contributions of Lawrence C. Todd to World Prehistory Symposium. Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting: Portland, OR, March 29, 2023-April 2, 2023

Lancaster, J., Wriston, T. A., Casperson, M., Davis, L., Maloney, J. (2023). Geoarchaeological Investigations in the Upper Willamette Valley and Western Cascade Mountains, Oregon. Future Directions for Archaeology and Heritage Research in the Willamette Valley, Oregon Symposium. Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting: Portland, OR, March 29, 2023-April 2, 2023

Futty, J., Maloney, J., Casperson, M., Wriston, T. A., Klotsko, S. (2023). High-Resolution Geophysical Characterization of Geology and Acoustic Water Column Signatures in Willamette Valley Reservoirs, Oregon, USA. Future Directions for Archaeology and Heritage Research in the Willamette Valley, Oregon Symposium. Society for American Archaeology Annual Meeting: Portland, OR, March 29, 2023-April 2, 2023

Wriston, T. A. (2023). Geoarchaeology: A Brief Overview, Two-hour virtual employee training workshop for Logan Simpson, Salt Lake City, UT.

2022
Neudorf, C.M., Wriston, T. A., Langston, A., Robertson, C., Jenkins, G. T., Keen-Zebert, A. (2022). The dating potential of rocks from lake and river depositional environments: Preliminary results from Coal Valley, NV and Buffalo National River, AR, New World Luminescence Dating Workshop: Palisade, CO, October 13, 2022-October 15, 2022

Wriston, T. A., Lancaster, J., Casperson, M., Davis, L., Mahoney, J., Futty, Jr., J. B. (2022). Geoarchaeological and Geophysical Investigations at Fern Ridge, Foster, and Detroit Reservoirs, Upper Willamette Valley and Western Cascade Mountains, Oregon, Northwest Anthropological Conference: Virtual, March 10, 2022-March 10, 2022

Wriston, T. A., Lancaster, J., Casperson, M., Davis, L., Maloney, J., Futty, Jr., J. B., Nyers, A. (2022). Geoarchaeological and Geophysical Investigations, Upper Willamette Valley and Western Cascades, Oregon. Northwest Anthropological Conference Proceedings: [virtual], March 10, 2022

2020
Wriston, T. A., Lancaster, J. (2020). Searching for Evidence of Past Peoples within Submerged Landscapes, Willamette Valley, Oregon.. American Geophysical Union (AGU): Virtual, December 7, 2020-December 7, 2020

Wygal, B., Krasinski, K., Holmes, C., Crass, B., Metcalfe, J., Wriston, T. A., RuizDiaz, J. A., Booth, A. (2020). The Holzman Site: Late Pleistocene Archaeology of Shaw Creek, Alaska. Alaska Anthropological Association Annual Meeting: Fairbanks, Alaska, February 1, 2020-February 1, 2020

2019
Wriston, T. A. (2019). Fluted, Stemmed, and Crescents from Coal Valley, NV. 8th Biennial Three Corners Conference: Las Vegas, NV, November 2, 2019-November 2, 2019

2018
Wriston, T. A. (2018). Revisiting the 2000-2002 Excavations at the Weed Lake Ditch Site, Harney County, Oregon.. Great Basin Anthropological Conference: Salt Lake City, UT

Wriston, T. A., Adams, K. D. (2018). Preliminary Results of Terminal Pleistocene to early Holocene Archaeological and Lake History Research in Coal Valley, Basin and Range National Monument, Lincoln County, NV. Great Basin Anthropological Conference: Salt Lake City, UT

2017
Wriston, T. A., Smith, G. M. (2017). Late Pleistocene to Holocene lake levels of Lake Warner, Oregon (USA) and their effect on archaeological site distribution patterns. American Geophysical Union (AGU): New Orleans, LA

Wriston, T. A., Smith, G. M. (2017). The History of Lake Warner, Oregon and the Clovis and Western Stemmed Points left along its shores. Northwest Anthropological Conference: Spokane, WA

2016
Wriston, T. A. (2016). The Assemblages of Great Basin Caves and Rockshelters: Representative or Not?. Great Basin Anthropological Conference: Reno, NV

Ingbar, E., Wriston, T. A., Halford, F. K. (2016). The Owyhee County Model: Fine Tuning Landscape Level Modeling

Wriston, T. A., Smith, G. M. (2016). The Late Pleistocene to Holocene Archaeology and Lake Levels of Pluvial Lake Warner, Oregon. Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting: Denver, CO

Wygal, B. T., Krasinski, K. E., Holmes, C. E., Crass, B. S., Wriston, T. A. (2016). The Holzman Site: A Newly Discovered Late Pleistocene Occupation in the Tanana Valley, Alaska. Alaska Anthropological Association Annual Meeting: Sitka, Alaska

2015
Wriston, T. A. (2015). Environmental Conditions of Northwestern Zimbabwe during the Transition from Foraging to Farming. Society for American Archaeology (SAA) Annual Meeting: San Francisco, CA