Owen Mason

INSTAAR Affiliate

  • Research Associate, GeoArch Alaska

Education

  • PhD: University of Alaska, Fairbanks, 1990

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Specialty

Coastal geomorphology, geoarchaeology, northwest Alaska prehistory.

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Urban, T. M., Rasic, J. T., Alix, C., Anderson, D. D., Chisholm, L., Jacob, R. W., Manning, S. W., Owen Mason, Tremayne, A. H., Vinson, D. 2019: Magnetic detection of archaeological hearths in Alaska: A tool for investigating the full span of human presence at the gateway to North America. Quaternary Science Reviews, 211: 73-92. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.03.018

Urban, T. M., Rasic, J. T., Alix, C., Anderson, D. D., Chisholm, L., Jacob, R. W., Manning, S. W., Owen Mason, Tremayne, A. H., Vinson, D. 2019: Magnetic detection of archaeological hearths in Alaska: A tool for investigating the full span of human presence at the gateway to North America. Quaternary Science Reviews, 211: 73-92. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.03.018

Norman, L. E. Y., Friesen, T. M., Alix, C., O’Rourke, M. J. E., Owen Mason 2017: An early Inupiaq occupation: Observations on a Thule house from Cape Espenberg, Alaska. Open Archaeology, 3(1): 17-48. DOI: 10.1515/opar-2017-0002

Darwent, J., Owen MasonJohn F. Hoffecker, Darwent, C. M. 2013: 1,000 years of house change at Cape Espenberg, Alaska: A case study in horizontal stratigraphy. American Antiquity, 78(3): 433-455.

Maschner, H., Owen Mason 2013: The bow and arrow in northern North America. Evolutionary Anthropology, 22(3): 133-138. DOI: 10.1002/evan.21357

Owen Mason 2012: Memories of warfare: Archaeology and oral history in assessing the conflict and alliance model of Ernest S. Burch. Arctic Anthropology, 49(2): 72-93.

Owen Mason, Jordan, J. W., Leanne LestakWilliam F. Manley 2012: Narratives of shoreline erosion and protection at Shishmaref, Alaska: The anecdotal and the analytic. In J.A.G. Cooper and O.H. Pilkey (eds.), Pitfalls of Shoreline Stabilization: Selected 73 Case Studies, Coastal Research Library 3. Dordrecht: Springer Science+Business Media. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-4123-2_5

John F. HoffeckerOwen MasonScott Elias, Hanson, D. K., Alix, C., Reynolds, G. L., Leeper, K. 2012: Uivvaq: A stratified Iñupiaq occupation at Cape Lisburne, northwest Alaska. Alaska Journal of Anthropology, 10(1-2): 143-172. PDF (4 MB)

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