I. SELECTED PUBLICATIONS & TECHNICAL STUDIES - By Joel W. Grossman, Ph.D.
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in Press: Grossman, Joel W. “Early Gold and Bronze from Waywaka (Andahuaylas, Apurimac, Peru): New Dates and XRF Analysis. Andean Past. Vol. 13.
2019 Grossman, Joel W., Robert J. Taylor, and Eri Weinstein, “Trace Element Time Markers as Proxies for the Calibration of Civil War-Era Sediment Accumulations at the West Point Foundry,” IA: The Journal of the Society for Industrial Archeology 42, no. 2 (2016).
2019 Grossman, Joel W., Joseph E. Diamond and Eri Weinstein. “The Pre-contact ‘Haul Road’ Site, West Point Foundry, Cold Spring, New York: 4,400 years of Microstratigraphic Deposition”. Journal of Mid-Atlantic Archaeology, No. 35
2018 Grossman Joel W. “A Brief commentary on ‘South of the Rio Grande: Helmut De Terra and the Tepexpan Man of Mexico’ By Daniel Schávelzon and Ana Igareta. HAIG: Newsletter of the History of Archaeology Interest Group. Society for American Archaeology. Volume 8, Number 2, August.
2015 (with Lucille Johnson and Dorothy Peteet) The Archaeology of Little Wood Creek: New Chronometric Evidence. Archaeology of Eastern North America. Vol. 43.pp. 173 - 198.
2013 The Waywaka Gold: New Chronometric Evidence. Andean Past 11: 123-138. Ithaca, NY
2013 A Low Status Late Intermediate Period Offering Pit in Andahuaylas, Apurímac, Peru. Andean Past 11: 279-286. Ithaca, NY.
2013 The Archaeology of Little Wook Creek: Synopsis, Context and New Chronometric Evidence. With Lucille Johnson and Dorothy Peteet. The Hudson River Foundation. Grant to the Hudson River Environmental Society (Grant No. 003/11A - Grossman)
2011 Chapter 8: Archaeological Indices of Environmental Change and Colonial Ethnobotany in 17th Century Dutch New Amsterdam. In Henshaw, Robert ed. Environmental History of the Hudson River: Human Uses that Changed the Ecology; Ecology that Changed Human Uses. The Proceedings of the 2009 Hudson River Environmental Society (HRES) Conference (SUNY Press).
2008 Future of Archaeology in 21st Century: Human-Landscape Interactions. In: Encyclopedia of Archaeology (2008). Pearsall, D. (ed.); Elsevier/Academic Press, Oxford, England, vol. 2, pp. 1458 - 1476. (Invited Chapter).
2008 Inter-Regional Studies: Archaeology of Toxic and Hazardous Environments. In: Encyclopedia of Archaeology (2008). Pearsall, D. (ed.); Elsevier/Academic Press, Oxford, England vol. 3, pp. 2134 - 2156 (Invited Chapter).
2006 Cultural Resource Investigation of Ten Sites in the Hackensack Meadowlands Restoration Project, Hudson and Bergen Counties, New Jersey. Prepared for the US Army Corps of Engineers, Region II, New York by Hunter Research with contributions and recommendations by Joel W. Grossman, Ph.D. and Dorothy Peteet, Ph.D. Contract No. DACW51-01-D-0018 Delivery Order No. 0046
2004 The Archaeology of Furnace Falls: A Mitigation Report on the Use of GIS, GPS & LIDAR for the Definition and Documentation of Furnace Falls Dam, Spillway, Weir & Channel. Prepared for the NJDEP & Compac Corporation, Netcong, NJ, NJDEP Acc. No. MULT C 541a
2003 From Raritan Landing to Albany’s Riverfront: The Path Toward Total 3D Archaeological Site Recording. In Fisher, Charles, Ed. People, Places and Material Things: Historical Archaeology of Albany, New York. Chapter 15: Battles and Breakthroughs, 167-186. New York State Museum Bulletin 499, The University of The State of New York, The State Education Department, Albany, NY.
2002 Joint Engineering and Archaeological Mitigation Plan for the Furnace Falls Pond Dam, Weir, Spillway and Channel, Stanhope/Netcong, Morris and Sussex Counties, New Jersey. Prepared for Compac Corporation, Netcong, New Jersey. September 1, 2002. NJDEP Acc. No. MULT C541.
1997 Applied Technology in Archaeological Investigation. U.S. Army Environmental Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, 139 pp.
1996 Archaeological and Historical Sensitivity Evaluation of the U.S. Radium Facility - Tasks 1,2,3,4 & 9, City of Orange, Essex County, New Jersey. Draft Final Report - Rev. II Prepared for Malcolm Pirnie, Inc. & USEPA: Subcontract No. ARCS-C-018. September 1996.
1996 The Prehistoric and Historic Archaeology of West Branch Dam #1, Carmel, New York: Stage 1A/1B Findings and Recommendations. Prepared for John G. Waite Associates for the New York DEP as part of the West Branch Dam Remediation, February 1996.
1995 The Archaeology of Civil War Water Control Systems on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Data Recovery and Mitigation within Lots 58 and 59, PSA 4 Project, New York, New York (CEQR No. 95CHA001M). Prepared for the New York City Housing Authority, New York.
1995 “Historic and Cultural Resources” in Draft Environmental Impact Statement on the Special Area Management Plan for the Hackensack Meadowlands District, NJ. Prepared CDM, the USACE, NOAA,USEPA, NJDEP and the Meadowlands Commission. June, 1995.
1994 “High Caliber Discovery” [The Historical Archaeology of West Point Foundry] Federal Archaeology. Vol. 7, No. 2 pp, 38-43 Summer 1994. (Follow this link for full article with plates)
1994 The Role of Espionage and Foreign Intelligence in the Development of Heavy Ordnance at the West Point Foundry, Cold Spring, New York. in: Look to the Earth: The Archaeology of the Civil War. C. Geier & S. Winter, Eds. University of Tennessee Press.
1994 Hackensack Meadowlands Archaeological and Historical Sensitivity and Impact Evaluation, Vols. I-II. Prepared as part of the Multi-Agency Special Area Study (SAMP) for CDM, the USACE, NOAA, USEPA, NJDEP and the Meadowlands Commission.
1979 - 1995 “Archaeology: The Western Hemisphere,” Encyclopedia Britannica Yearbook (Chicago), Annual Review of New World Discoveries. Yearly Summaries: EB-1979, EB-1980, EB-1983, EB-1984, EB-1986, EB-1987, EB-1988, EB-1990, EB-1991, EB-1992, EB-1994, EB-1995
1993 The Archaeology and Economic History of the Civil War Era Workers’ Housing Complex at West Point Foundry, Cold Spring New York. (Joel W. Grossman et. al) Prepared under contract with Malcolm Pernie, Inc. for the U.SEB-1985. Environmental Protection Agency & Army Corps of Engineers, Region II, New York..
1992 A Stage I Archaeological and Historical Sensitivity Evaluation of Foundry Cove and the Cold Spring Waterfront [GIS, Marine Geophysics and Sub-bottom Sedimentation & Trace Element Coring], Prepared under contract with Malcolm Pernie, Inc. for the USEPA and US ACE.
1992 Stage IA Archaeological and Historical Sensitivity Evaluation of the Hackensack Meadowlands, New Jersey, Prepared for the HMDC, NJDEP & USEPA.
1991 The Archaeological Discovery and Excavation of R.P. Parrott’s Civil War Era for Gun Testing Facility at West Point Foundry. Prepared under contract with Malcolm Pernie for the USEPA, Region II, New York.
1991 The Buried History of City Hall Park: The Initial Archaeological Identification, Definition and Documentation of Well-Preserved 18th. Century Deposits and the Possible Structural Remains of New York City’s First Almshouse.” NYC Department of General Services, NY, NY.
1991 Excavation and Analysis Results of Archaeological Investigations at Mediania Alta (L-23) and Vieques (L-23), Loiza, Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority, San Juan, PR. for the USEPA.
1990 The Excavation, Analysis and Reconstruction of Transitional Period, Late Woodland Period, and Colonial Occupations at the Little Wood Creek Site, Fort Edward, Washington County, New York. vi vOLS., USEPA and the Washington County Sewer Authority, USEPA Proj.-C 36-1305-01.[ See Grossman et al. 2015)
1987 The Waterfront of Colonial New York: An Intensive Archaeological Sensitivity Study of Potential Surviving Archaeological Remains within the Defined South Ferry Development Parcel. Prepared for the Zeckendorf Corporation, New York, NY. Vol. I: 76 pp, Text & Plates; Vol. II: Geospatial Survivals.
1985 The Excavation of Augustine Heerman’s Warehouse and Associated 17th Century Dutch West India Company Deposits: The Broad Financial Center Mitigation Final Report. PI & PA, 3 vol., Prepared for The Ronson Organization, Inc. and the Landmarks Preservation Commission, New York, New York, as PI & PA for Greenhouse Consultants, Inc.
1983 Demographic Changes and Economic Transformations in the South Central Highlands of Pre-Wari Peru. Nawpa Pacha, N.21, pp. 45-126, Institute of Andean Studies, Berkeley, Ca.
1982 Seeing Underground: the Feasibility of Archaeological Remote Sensing in Coastal and Highland Peru. Prepared for the Instituto Nacional de Cultura, Lima, Peru. UNESCO, OAS, & the Andres Bello Fund.
1982 Raritan Landing: The Archaeology of a Buried Port. Rutgers Archaeological Survey Office, New Brunswick, New Jersey. V Vols., Prepared For the USEPA and the Middlesex County Sewer Authority.
1980a Defining Boundaries and Targeting Excavation with Ground-Penetrating Radar: The Case of Raritan Landing. EIAReview. Vol 1, no 2.
1980b The Status and Potentials of Predictive Surveys in New Jersey. In: New Jersey State Plan for Historic Preservation. Trenton: State Historic Preservation Office.
1978 Un Antiguo Orfebre de los Andes. in Technologia Andina. Ravines, R. (ed), Instituto de Estudios Peruanos - Instituto de Investigacion Technologica, Industrial y de Normas Technicas. pp. 521 - 528. Lima, Peru
1977 A San Dieguito Component at Buena Vista Lake, California (with David A. Fredrickson), Journal of California Archaeology, pp. 173-190, 4 (2)
1974 "El Equipo de Heramiento Pertenciente a un Arcaico Oferbre de Oro: La Technologia Metalurgica Mas Temprana del Peru," Actas del Secundo Congreso del Hombre y cultura Peruana, Trujillo (Universidad Nacional de Trujillo, Museo de Arquelogia, Trujillo, Peru.
1974 "Xolchicalco" (with Lynn Kohl), Arts Magazine (New York), Decmber 1974, pp. 70-71.
1972 Early Ceramic Cultures of Andahuaylas, Apurimac, Peru. Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation. Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley.
1972 A Gold Worker's Tool Kit: The Earliest Metal Technology in Peru. Archaeology Magazine, V. 25, N4.
1970-1969 "A Huaquero's Discard: Eleven Associated Molds from Huaca Facho, Peru" Nawpa Pacha 7-8. Institute of Andean Studies. Berkeley, California.
II INVITED PAPERS & TALKS:
2017"The Discovery of Ancient Metallurgy (Gold and Bronze) in the South-central Andes of Peru' The Explorers Club, New York, New York. May 8, 2017.
2017"Early Metallurgy from Waywaka in the South-Central Highlands of Andahuaylas, Apurimac, Peru: New AMS Dates and XRF Analysis" with Timothy C. Kenna, Ph.D. Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archaeology, Vancouver, Canada, March 31, 2017..
2016 "Ethnobotany of 17th Century New Amsterdam". Invited talk before the New York Botanical Garden, Humanities Program, Bronx, New York. October 18, 2016.
2016 "Environmental Change in Colonial New Amsterdam - The Archaeological Record". Invited talk, Lamont Doherty, New York.
2015 "Environmental Change in Colonial New Amsterdam - The Archaeological Record" Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO/NASA" Invited seminar - March 21, 2016
2013 "Early Foods and Medicines of 17th Century New Amsterdam: Cross-cultural Plant Population Exchange and Environmental Change in the Lower Hudson River Valley" as part of the symposium The Ecology of New York City: Organisms, Environment and History Sponsored by the Columbia University Seminar in Population Biology.
2011 "Early Food and Medicinal Plants of 17th Century New Amsterdam; Cross-cultural Plant Exchange in the Lower
2010 "The Archaeology of Environmental Change in the NY/NJ Harbor Estuary" .
Sponsored by the Hudson River Foundation in cooperation with the New York/New Jersey Harbor Estuary Program. March 24, 2010
2009 "Archaeological Indices of Environmental Change and Colonial Ethnobotany in 17th Century Dutch New Amsterdam". Hudson River Environmental Society (HRES) Conference: Environmental History of the Hudson River. Hyde Park New York. November 6th, 2009, Peekskill, New York, (in press - SUNY Press, est pub. June 2010)
2009 "New Insights into the Material culture of 17th century New Amsterdam". Invited paper for the conference "four Centuries of Dutch-American Relations, Sponsored by AWAD (the Atlantic world and the dutch), the Netherlands Institute for Heritage, and the National Archives of Holland, Amsterdam. October 15-16, 2009
2009 "Dutch Ethnobotany & Medicinal Plants in 17th Century New Amsterdam". New York Botanical Garden. Bronx, New York, June 6, 2009
2009 - "History vs. Natural Disaster: Applied Geospatial Solutions for Emergency Discovery and Documentation in Archaeology". Long island GIS Users Group, Brookhaven National Laboraties, Brookhaven, New York, May1, 2009.
2008 “The Colonial Cartography and Buried Landscape of 17th Century New Amsterdam.” Invited paper before the Annual Meeting of the North East Map Organization (NEMO), Chester, Vermont. June 5-6, 2008
2007 "Archaeology, Technology and Environmental Change. Invited paper before the mid-day NGO Workshops" In: From the City to the Countryside: Climate Change Impact on the Beijing Olympics and Climate Impact on Rural Development". 60th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference: Climate Change: How It Impacts Us All, 5-7 September 2007. United Nations, New York.
2007 “Bringing New Amsterdam to Life” Invited paper before the New Amsterdam History Center Conference: Bringing 17th Century New Amsterdam to Life., New York, NY. November 17, 2007
2007 "New York Layer By Layer: The Buried History of Manhattan Island". Invited lecture series for the Office of the Commissioner of Borough of Manhattan, New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, New York, NY.
2005 “The Deep-Winter Archaeological Documentation of the Under Water Furnace Falls Dam Complex, Stanhope/Netcong, Morris and Sussex Counties, New Jersey.” Invited paper before the 2005 Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Society of New Jersey, Trenton, New Jersey. Jan.15, 2005.
2004a “History vs. Natural Disaster: GIS,GPS and 3D True-Color LIDAR for the High Speed Definition and Documentation of Furnace Falls Dam, Stanhope/Netcong, New Jersey.” Invited paper presented at the GITA/CIMIC (Center for Information Management Integration and Connectivity) Geospatial Symposium: Emerging Technologies, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ- Dec.2, 2004.
2004b “Historic Furnace Falls Dam: Policy and Management Implications of Applied Geospatial Technology for Emergency Environmental Planning and Mitigation”. Invited paper presented at the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service, New York University. Nov.16, 2004.
2003 “Revisiting the SAMP: the Use of Historic GIS & 3D Terrain Modeling to Reconstruct the New Jersey Meadowlands”. Invited Paper, The Meadowlands Symposium. New Jersey Meadowlands Commission, Lyndhurst, New Jersey, October 10, 2003.
2000a Mrs. Kierstead’s Rear Yard: The Archaeological Discovery and Ethno-botanical Reanalysis of Colonial Dutch West India Company Remains in Lower Manhattan, New York.” Invited paper for the 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology, Quebec, Canada, January 7, 2000.
2000b "From Dutch New York to Albany: the Path to Total 3D Site documentation - The Application of 3D Laser-Radar and Photogrammetry for the High Speed Documentation of Buried Colonial Wharves, Albany, New York.” Invited paper for the 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology, Quebec, Canada, January 7, 2000.
2000c Applied Technology in the Archaeological Discovery and Reanalysis of Colonial Dutch West India Company Remains in Lower Manhattan, New York.” Invited Paper for the 1st Annual Regia Civitas Conference: Medieval Towns and It’s Citizens, Institute of Archaeology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, June 1-4, 2000.
1999 "Environmental Planning and the Role of Older Persons". Invited paper before the UN Conference - Villages and Cities for All Ages. United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY.
1993 "Demographic Changes and Economic Transformations in Pre-Inca Highland Peru: The Archaeological Origins of Non-Market Self Sufficient Vertical Economic Systems in Ancient Andean Peru." Invited paper presented at The Second International Conference on Contacts and Interactions on Eurasian Roads in Ancient and Medieval Times, Stavropol, Russia, Sept. 19-25, 1993