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John Turck, Thompson Ph.D. Student

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Contact Information:

Primary Organization:  University of Georgia

Mailing Address:

John A. Turck
Department of Anthropology
250A Baldwin Hall, Jackson St.
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602-1619

E-Mail:  jaturck@uga.edu

Other Identity Systems:

LTER:  14668


GCE Data Sets:

ANT-GCES-1402 (A Comprehensive Radiocarbon Date Database from Archaeological Contexts on the Coastal Plain of Georgia)

GEL-GCES-1402 (Vibracore and Tree Stump Data from the Marsh Near Mary Hammock, McIntosh County, GA)

ANT-GCES-1308 (Archaeological shovel test data for Little Sapelo Island, Mary Hammock, Patterson Island, and Pumpkin Hammock; Spring 2007, Summer 2007 and 2008)

GCE Publications and Presentations: (custom bibliography)

Journal Articles

Turck, J.A. and Thompson, V.D. 2016. Revisiting the resilience of Late Archaic hunter-gatherers along the Georgia coast. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. 43:39-55. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jaa.2016.05.006)

Turck, J.A. 2012. Where Were All of the Coastally Adapted People During the Middle Archaic Period in Georgia, USA? Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology. 7:404–424. (DOI: 10.1080/15564894.2011.652763)

Thompson, V.D. and Turck, J.A. 2010. Island Archaeology and the Native American Economies (2500 B.C.–A.D. 1700) of the Georgia Coast. Journal of Field Archaeology. 35(3):283-297. (DOI: 10.1179/009346910X12707321358991)

Thompson, V.D. and Turck, J.A. 2009. Adaptive Cycles of Coastal Hunter-Gatherers. American Antiquity. 74(2):255-278.

Books and Book Sections

Thompson, V.D., Turck, J.A. and DePratter, C. 2013. Cumulative Actions and the Historical Ecology of Islands along the Georgia Coast. Pages 79-95 in: Thompson, V.D. (editor). The Archaeology and Historical Ecology of Small Scale Economies. University Press of Florida, Gainesville.

Thompson, V.D., Turck, J.A., Thompson, A.R. and DePratter, C. 2013. Entangling Events: The Guale Landscape and the Spanish Missions. Pages 423-437 in: Thompson, V.D. and Thomas, D.H. (editors). Life among the Tides: Recent Archaeology of the Georgia Bight. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, New York.

Turck, J.A. and Alexander, C.R. Jr. 2013. Coastal Landscapes and their Relationship to Human Settlement on the Georgia Coast. Pages 169-189 in: Thompson, V.D. and Thomas, D.H. (editors). Life Among the Tides - Recent Archaeology on the Georgia Bight. American Museum of Natural History—Scientific Publications, New York, NY.

Turck, J.A., Thompson, A.R. and DePratter, C. 2013. Entangling Events: The Guale Landscape and the Spanish Missions. In: Thompson, V.D. and Thomas, D.H. (editors). Life among the Tides: Recent Archaeology of the Georgia Bight. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, New York.

Theses and Dissertations

Turck, J.A. 2011. Geoarchaeological analysis of two back-barrier islands and their relationship to the changing landscape of coastal Georgia, U.S.A. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Georgia, Athens, GA. 239 pages. (DOI: 10.6073/pasta/d4e6577aa7dfcc6f2f36781f162a4124)

Conference Posters and Presentations

Turck, J.A. and Thompson, V.D. 2013. Presentation: Sea Level Fluctuations, Landscape Evolution, and the Late Archaic Population of the Georgia Coast. 70th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Tampa, FL.

Turck, J.A. 2012. Presentation: Action Archaeology: Applying Archaeological Research to Present-day Problems. 69th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, 2012, Baton Rogue, LA.

Turck, J.A., Thompson, V.D. and Cherkinsky, A. 2012. Presentation: Considering Context and Sample Selection along the Georgia Coast: Implications for Radiocarbon Dating Methods in Archaeological Settings. 77th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology Conference, Memphis, TN.

Thompson, V.D., Turck, J.A. and DePratter, C. 2011. Presentation: Entangling Events: The Guale Landscape and the Spanish Missions. New Perspectives on the Native American Archaeology of the Georgia Bight, the American Museum of Natural History Caldwell VI Conference. St. Catherine’s Island, Georgia.

Turck, J.A. 2011. Presentation: A Siteless Approach to Comparing Multiple Surveys on the Georgia Coast. 68th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference, 11/03/2011, Jacksonville, FL.

Turck, J.A. 2011. Presentation: Settlement, Sea Level, and Landscape: The Dynamic Interaction between Humans and Environment. , 11/28/2011, Columbus.

Turck, J.A. and Alexander, C.R. Jr. 2011. Presentation: Coastal Landscapes and their Relationship to Human Settlement on the Georgia Coast. Sixth Annual Caldwell Conference, 05/21/2011, St. Catherines Island, GA.

Turck, J.A. 2010. Presentation: Where are all the Coastally-Adapted People during the Middle Archaic in Georgia? Invited paper presented in the symposium "Exploring Middle Archaic Preconditions of Southeastern Social Complexity: Multiregional Approaches to a Complex Problem". Southeastern Archaeological Conference, 10/28/10, Lexington, KY.

Thompson, V.D., Turck, J.A. and DePratter, C. 2009. Presentation: The Historical Ecology of Islands Large and Small along the Georgia Coast. The Historical Ecology of Hunter-Gatherers, Apr 24-26, 2009, Atlanta, Georgia.

Turck, J.A. 2009. Presentation: Geomorphology and the Dynamic Interaction between Humans and their Environment. Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Novemeber 4-7, 2009, Mobile, AL.

Turck, J.A. and Thompson, V.D. 2009. Poster: Natural and Human Impacts on Back-barrier Islands of Georgia, and their Implication for Long Term Ecological Research. Georgia Coastal Ecosystems - Long Term Ecological Research Mid-term Review, Sapelo Island, GA.

Turck, J.A. and Thompson, V.D. 2009. Poster: Natural and Human Impacts on Back-barrier Islands of Georgia. LTER All Scientists Meeting, Estes Park, CO.

Turck, J.A. and Thompson, V.D. 2009. Poster: Natural and Human Impacts on Back-Barrier Islands. Georgia Coastal Ecosystems Long Term Ecological Research Meeting, Athens, Georgia.

Turck, J.A. and Thompson, V.D. 2008. Presentation: Geo-archaeological Analysis of Two Back-Barrier Islands on the Coast of Georgia, U.S.A. Environmental Archaeology in the Georgia Bight. 65th Southeastern Archaeology Conference, November 12-15, 2008, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Reports

Turck, J.A. and Thompson, V.D. 2013. An Archaeological Survey of Pumpkin Hammock (9MC350), McIntosh County, Georgia. In: . Report on file, Georgia Archaeological Site File, Athens.

Turck, J.A. and Thompson, V.D. 2012. An Archaeological Survey of Little Sapelo Island (Little Sapelo S- 9MC353 and N- 9MC352), McIntosh County, Georgia. In: . Report on file, Georgia Archaeological Site File, Athens.

Turck, J.A. and Thompson, V.D. 2011. An Archaeological Survey of Mary Hammock (9MC351), McIntosh County, Georgia. In: Georgia Archaeological Site File. University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Turck, J.A. and Thompson, V.D. 2011. An Archaeological Survey of Patterson Island (9MC493), McIntosh County, Georgia. In: . Report on file, Georgia Archaeological Site File, Athens.

Turck, J.A. and Thompson, V.D. 2010. An Archaeological Survey of Patterson Island (9MC493), McIntosh County, Georgia. In: Georgia DNR Project Reports. Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Historic Preservation Division, Atlanta, Georgia.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959 and OCE-1237140. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.