“I…want to take a moment to thank SEARCH for [your] EXCEPTIONAL PROFESSIONALISM.”
- William A. McWhorter, Texas Historical Commission

Services

Our diverse group of in-house experts conducts the full range of cultural resource services, including but not limited to:

Archaeological Services

  • Site Predictive Modeling
  • Site File Research
  • Reconnaissance-Level Surveys
  • Cultural Resources Assessment Surveys
  • Phase I-Level Archaeological Surveys
  • Phase II-Level Site Testing and Evaluation
  • Phase III-Level Data Recovery/Mitigation
  • Creative Alternatives to Traditional Mitigation
  • Archaeological Monitoring
  • Emergency Response
  • GroundPenetrating Radar (GPR) Surveys
  • Traditional Cultural Property (TCP) Surveys
  • Paleoenvironmental Investigations
  • Geoarchaeology
  • Geomorphology
  • Osteology
  • Industrial and Urban Archaeology
  • Historic Archaeology:
  • Prehistoric Archaeology
  • High-Density Laser Scanning
  • LiDAR Statistical Manipulation and Analysis
  • GIS Data Collection, Creation, and Editing
  • GPS Data Collection, Integration and Mapping
  • Historic Map and Photograph Georeferencing
  • Cemetery/Grave Relocation Surveys
  • Audible and Visual Impact Studies
  • Native American Tribal Consultation Support
  • NAGPRA Inventories
  • Cultural Resource Training
  • Determinations of Eligibility
  • Section 106 Compliance
  • NRHP Nominations
  • NEPA Compliance
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • ICRMP and Management Plans
  • Archaeology Site Protection Plans
  • Emergency Management Plans and SOPs

Laboratory Services

  • Prehistoric Artifact Analysis
  • Historic Artifact Analysis
  • Zooarchaeology
  • Use-Wear Analysis
  • Ceramic Reconstruction
  • Physical Anthropology and Bioarchaeology
  • Conservation (Organics and Inorganics)
  • Electrolysis
  • Artifact Illustration
  • Artifact Photography
  • Collections Management
  • Database Construction
  • Preparation of Materials for Special Studies (Phytolith, Pollen, and Macro Floral)

Conservation and Curation

  • Facility Assessment
  • Inventory
  • Cataloging
  • Condition Assessment
  • Cleaning
  • Photography
  • Database Management
  • Preparation of Cultural Materials and Documents for Curation
  • Object Treatment
  • Preventative Conservation
  • Mold Remediation
  • Stabilization
  • Restoration
  • Rigging
  • Moving
  • Relocation
  • Storage
  • Display
  • Management Plans and SOP Documentation

Maritime Archaeological Services

Above Water
  • Submerged Shipwreck Analysis
  • Onshore Shipwreck Analysis
  • Shipwreck Debris Analysis
  • Shipwreck Probability Analysis
  • Eroded Prehistoric Sites Analysis
  • Geomorphological Analysis
  • Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction
  • Laboratory Analysis
  • Data Processing and Analysis
  • Artifact Conservation
  • Illustration
  • Curation
  • High-Density Laser Scanning
  • Side-Scan Sonar Mosaics
  • Submerged Cultural Resource GIS
  • Database Construction
  • Emergency Response
  • Dredge Effluent Monitoring
  • Training
  • Acquisition of Permits
  • Section 106 Compliance
  • NRHP Nominations
  • Creative Alternatives to Mitigation
  • Intertidal Cultural Resources Analysis
  • Historic Waterfront Structure/Site Analysis
  • Vibracore and Borehole Analysis
  • Dive Safety Plans:
  • Safe Practices Manual
  • Dive Operations Plan
  • Emergency Management Plan
  • Activities Hazard Analysis Plan
  • Maritime History:
  • Archival/Historical Research
  • Oral History
  • Paleography
  • Maritime Museums, Exhibits, and Media:
  • Public Interpretation
  • Education
  • Underwater Documentaries
  • Museum Design and Support
  • Exhibit Creation
  • Virtual Tours
  • Underwater Tours
  • Digital Media
  • Graphic Design

On Water

  • Remote Sensing Surveys:
  • Sub-bottom Profiler
  • Magnetometer
  • Side-Scan Sonar
  • Fathometer
  • Sector-Scanning Sonar
  • Multibeam Sonar
  • Hazard/Obstruction Surveys
  • Search and Relocate
  • Dredge Effluent Monitoring
  • Oil Spill Response
  • Ride-Along Surveys

Below Water

  • Diver Investigation:
  • Surface-Supplied Air
  • SCUBA
  • Rapid Diver
  • Diver Monitoring
  • ROV Operation
  • Submerged Historic Resource Investigation
  • Submerged Prehistoric Resource Investigation
  • Springs Assessment
  • Vibratory and Borehole Coring
  • Ground-Truthing of Underwater Anomalies
  • Sector-Scanning Sonar
  • Phase I Archaeological Survey
  • Phase II Evaluation
  • Phase III Recovery and Mitigation
  • Archaeological Dredging

Architectural History Services

  • Architectural Surveys
  • National Register of Historic Places Assessments
  • Determinations of Eligibility
  • National Register of Historic Places Nominations
  • HABS/HAER/HALS Documentation
  • Large-Format Photography
  • High-Density Laser Scanning
  • Creative Alternatives to Traditional Mitigation
  • Archival Research
  • Deed Research
  • Cartographic Research and Georectification
  • Aerial Photograph Interpretation
  • CAD Renderings
  • Audible and Visual Impact Studies
  • Economic Analysis
  • Mitigation and Treatment Plans
  • Condition Assessments
  • Cultural Landscape Studies
  • Historic Buildings Maintenance and Repair Training
  • Tax Credit Eligibility Support
  • Reuse Planning
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Cultural Resource Legislation Support
  • ICRMP and Management Plans
  • Emergency Management Plans and SOPs

History and Archives Services

  • Archival Research
  • Deed Research
  • Land-Use Research
  • Archival Management
  • Records Management
  • Digitization
  • Shipwreck Research
  • Administrative History
  • Corporate History
  • Historical Context Development
  • Cartographic Research and Georectification
  • Aerial Photograph Interpretation
  • Oral History Collection
  • Ethnographic Research
  • Paleography (16th- to 18th-Century Spanish, French, and English Documents)
  • Traditional Cultural Property (TCP) Studies
  • Battlefield Studies
  • NRHP Nomination Research
  • POW/MIA Research
  • Cataloging

Heritage Design Services

  • Graphic Design
  • Copywriting
  • Venue Analysis

Museums

  • Museum Design
  • Exhibit Design/Build
  • Interactive Kiosks
  • Simulators
  • Virtual Tours
  • Cellphone Tours
  • Heritage Tours
  • Signs and Displays

Education

  • Expert Instruction
  • Training Manuals
  • Lesson Plans
  • Educational Programming
  • Webinars
  • Multilingual Translation
  • Games

Digital Media

  • 3D Laser Scanning
  • 3D Sonar Scanning
  • Apps
  • Websites
  • Computer Simulation
  • Games
  • Archiving
  • Computer Animation
  • Corporate Archives Development
  • Photo Archiving

Print Media

  • Books
  • Coffee Table Books
  • Children’s Books
  • Research Journals
  • Booklets
  • Posters
  • Interpretive Displays

TV and Video Production

  • Creative Concept Development
  • Nonfiction Production
  • On-Camera Hosting
  • Scriptwriting
  • Videography
  • Audio Production
  • Network Representation
  • Soundscapes