OE’s archeologists and cultural historians perform a wide variety of field surveys, historical research and documentation, and curation of artifacts. We perform terrestrial, and maritime/underwater archeological surveys with certified divers on staff. We also perform cultural resource management, including development of Integrated Cultural Resource Management Plans (ICRMPs) for our military customers. We have a thorough understanding of the requirements for coordination with State Historic Preservation Offices (SHPOs) and local stakeholders including tribal governments. We understand how to streamline the planning and execution of field surveys and document the results to fulfill our customer’s requirements. We perform archeological surveys as stand-alone studies as well as integral components of larger studies, such as Environmental Impact Statements (EISs) and Environmental Assessments (EAs). We specialize in the following areas:

  • Terrestrial archeology
  • Maritime and underwater archeology
  • Cemetery studies and grave relocation
  • Architectural history
  • Cultural resource management
  • Artifact curation